AMVETS leaders visit VAC

  • Date:2017-10-31
  • Department:Department of Veterans Service and Assistance
AMVETS波克總會長參加榮民節大會
AMVETS波克總會長參加榮民節大會

 

AMVETS (American Veterans of the United States) National Commander Marion Polk and National President Marvell Ruppel of the National Ladies Auxiliary have just completed their annual visit to Taiwan at the invitation of the Minister of the R.O.C. Veterans Affairs Council (VAC) Adm. Lee Hsying-jow.

The AMVETS leaders visited VAC for a briefing, they also visited several VAC’s subsidiaries such as Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taoyuan Veterans Home, and they make a city tour of National Palace Museum, Shilin Presidential Residence.

In the visit of Taiwan, they took part in VAC’s Veterans Festival Convention. Minister Lee, Shying-jow noted that AMVETS has been a strong supporter of Taiwan for decades, and each year, leaders from the VAC and AMVETS exchange information on veterans' affairs, national defense and foreign relations. National Commander Polk and National President Ruppel both delivered address in the Convention. Minister Lee thanked the visitors for the latest AMVETS National Resolution on Taiwan, in which AMVETS recognized that the Republic of China is a long-time friend, ally, and a strategic partner of the United States, and AMVETS calls upon Congress and the Administration to support the admission of the Republic of China on Taiwan into the United Nations and to afford the President of Taiwan the same respect and privileges as other visiting Heads of State.

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