2nd annual Vettys

January 20, 2017 | The Hay-Adams Hotel | Washington, D.C. 


Michael Jernigan accepts the Veterans Mental Health Award on behalf of the SouthEastern Guidedogs.

Unity and patriotism was at display as our Veterans, Elected Officials, and Influential leaders from all walks of the Nation came together at The 2017 Vettys (Veterans Awards)



Chairwoman of the Vettys and Afghanistan Veteran, Assal Ravandi, weclomes everyone to the 2017 Vettys



Dustin Sanderson accepts a Veterans Community Award on behalf of Team Red, White, and Blue


Singer/Songwriter, Cassidy Diana, enthuses audiences while playing acoustic guitar.


Vettys Co-master of Ceremony, Boone Cutler; Meghan Ogilvie, award recipient of the Veterans Employment Award on behalf of Dog Tag Inc.; and Co-master of Ceremony Jack Scalia.


Veterans Rock band, Three Beards, takes the stage and begins live entertainment for the night


United States Under Secretary of the Army, Patrick Murphy accepts the Veterans Leadership Award.

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Donny Daughenbaugh and Neida Sotomayor accept the Veterans Homelessness Prevention Award on behalf of Coalition to Salute America's Heroes


Guests from around the nation indulge in dancing festivities for the night