Department Chaplain Eric Schuman, and standing in for Department Commander Chuck Petch, attended the funeral of District II Commander Roger Maynard in Kingston on February 21.

There were quite a few people in attendance along with several honor guard from the American Legion and several members of his own Amvets post.

After the memorial service, Department Chaplain Schuman performed the Amvets funeral ceremony while the other members stood at attention. After there was a 21 gun salute and taps was played.

He will be interred at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly on Monday.


Welcome to the AMVETS of Michigan

We, the American Veterans who have served or are serving in the Armed Forces of the United States during and since World War II, fully realizing our responsibility to our community, to our state and to our nation, associate ourselves for the following purposes: to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States; to safeguard the principles of freedom, liberty and justice for all; to promote the cause of peace and goodwill among nations; to maintain inviolate the freedom of our country; to preserve the fundamentals of democracy; to perpetuate the friendship and associations of these veterans; and to dedicate ourselves to the cause of mutual assistance, this by the grace of God.

AMVETS Mission Statement

To enhance and safeguard the entitlements for all American Veterans who have served honorably and to improve the quality of life for them, their families and the communities where they live through leadership, advocacy and services.