amvets news

  • Terry Corson’s All-American Game First Pitch
    KEVIN SABITUS/ TAMPA BAY RAYS AMVETS Department Commander of the Year award-winner Terry Corson, a North Port resident, throws out the traditional first pitch during Friday’s Tampa Bay Rays game. Corson’s son arranged the honor and his family kept it a secret up until the moment it was announced in the stadium By SCOTT LAWSON NORTH PORT EDITORNORTH PORT — Terry Corson was taken by surprise in August when he was named AMVETS Department Commander […]
  • Mike Yates of Citrus Springs named 2017 AMVET of the Year!
      Florida AMVETS (American Veterans) Cmdr. Terry Corson and Florida AMVETS Executive Director Fertie Brand recently presented Mike Yates of Citrus Springs with the 2017 AMVET of the Year award. Cmdr. Corson indicated Mike has been a leader in many ways, taking furniture to the homeless veterans housing project in Ocala and helping to prepare those houses for occupancy by other veterans. As district commander, he has visited all nine posts in his district at […]