The China Post
Date: November 13, 2016
By: L. J. Lamb
Special to The China Post –Leaders of AMVETS (American Veterans), a congressionally chartered
veterans’ service organization in the U.S., just completed their extended annual visit to Taiwan.
AMVETS National Commander Harold Chapman and AMVETS National Ladies Auxiliary President Evelyn R. McElvin were visiting at the invitation of the Minister of the R.O.C. Veterans Affairs Council (VAC) General Lee Hsiang-jow.
While in Taiwan, they paid a courtesy call on President Tsai Ing-wen at the Presidential Office.
President Tsai noted that AMVETS had been a strong supporter of Taiwan for over three decades, and that each year, leaders from the VAC and AMVETS exchanged information on veterans’ affairs, national defense and foreign relations.
President Tsai thanked the visitors for the latest AMVETS National Resolution on Taiwan, in which AMVETS recognized that the R.O.C. on Taiwan was a long-time friend, ally and strategic partner of the U.S. [FULL STORY]