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The DAV & Auxiliary Virtual Salute is a special online event to honor advocates and supporters of America’s disabled veterans and update members on our organization’s accomplishments throughout the past year.

The event will look back on our past year of accomplishments and recognize the accomplishments of our volunteers, the 2020 DAV Outstanding Disabled Veteran of the Year and others. Hosted by National Commander Stephen “Butch” Whitehead, National Adjutant Marc Burgess and Auxiliary National Commander Diane Franz, it will include remarks from Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie, Gary Sinise, Dale Dye and other special guests.

If you need additional information please email us at [email protected].

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Virtual Event Agenda

  • Opening Remarks
  • Year in Review
  • Secretary of Veterans Affairs
  • Outstanding Disabled Veteran of the Year
  • Aux Comm./Aux. Outstanding Member
  • Special Message – Chef Robert Irvine
  • Welcome Back Remarks
  • Jesse Brown Memorial Youth Scholarship
  • DAV & AUX Seal Awards
  • Ford Recognition
  • Special Message – Captain Dale Dye
  • Employer of the Year Awards
  • Outstanding VA Employee Awards
  • EBV, LVER and DVOP Awards
  • Special Message – Gary Sinise
  • Wainwright and Marx Awards
  • LVAP Awards
  • Membership Recruiting Awards
  • Closing Remarks

The Virtual Salute honored recipients of the DAV National Commander’s Awards