AVB2023 Welcomes Ambassador Queen & U. S. ARMY Combat Veteran Ms. Aziza Howard

AVB is THRILLED to announce that Ms. Maryland 2022 and former Miss Maryland for America Strong 2021 Queen, & Combat U. S. ARMY Staff Sergeant Veteran Ms. Aziza Howard rejoins the AVB2023 Ambassador Line-Up. Aziza Howard is a U.S. Army Combat Veteran who advocates for Wounded Warriors. With her day job, she continues her commitment […]

AVB Announces Mr. Darren Haynes as the Master of Ceremonies for AVB2023

AVB is PROUD to announce that Mr. Darren M. Haynes will be the Master of Ceremonies for AVB2023. He will be joined by the Mistress of Ceremonies & The People’s Emcee, Dr. Renee Allen during this EPIC evening. Darren is an eleven-time Emmy award-winning sports anchor. He is currently the Sports Director and Main Sports […]

Ozzy Ramos – Founder of AVB Announces Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD as its Next Location for 2023

Ozzy Ramos (Founder, AVB) announces the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD, as its next location for the 2023 year. It will be held on Friday, May 12th, 2023. Be sure to SAVE this DATE and purchase your tickets as soon as possible as we anticipate AVB2023 to be another SOLD OUT […]

AVB Announces Dr. Renee Allen as Mistress of Ceremonies for AVB2023 – The People’s Emcee

AVB proudly announces Dr. Renee Allen – The People’s Emcee as Mistress of Ceremonies for AVB2023. Dr. Allen is a TV & Radio personality known as The People’s Emcee in the DMV. She uses her platforms to connect like-minded, talented, and extraordinary people. Her philanthropic heart is dedicated to the betterment of humanity, and she […]

AVB2023 proudly welcomes Ambassador Queen Ms. Julie Cangialosi

We are PROUD to announce that Ms. Julie Cangialosi will be one of our AVB Ambassador Queens for #AVB2023. Julie is a businesswoman, author, non-profit founder, and pageant queen. Born in San Diego, California, she spent her formative years in Rhode Island, surrounded by her extended family. She grew up loving the arts, which she […]

Mrs. International 2021 Queen Mrs. Yolanda Stennett to Join the AVB2022 Ambassador Line-Up

AVB is PROUD to announce that Mrs. International 2021 Queen Mrs. Yolanda Stennett will be joining our AVB2023 Ambassador Line-Up. J.Crew. Eddie Bauer. Macy’s. GAP. MTV. WE: Women’s Entertainment. TLC. These are just a few of the places where you may have previously seen Yolanda Stennett, Mrs. International 2021, who was also the first female […]

Mr. Sam Cachola Jr. – Master of Ceremonies for AVB2022

Samuel Cachola is an accomplished Marine Corps veteran, real estate broker and founder of Reality Realty Professionals, co-founder of Heroes’ Media Group, and Chief Operating Officer, American Veteran’s Ball. Sam continues to lead, serve, and support our nation and communities by taking care of our heroes. Sam is a positive contagion of energy, who has […]

Mr. Bryan Battaglia Sergeant Major, USMC, Retired will be our PASSION & PURPOSE Speaker for AVB2022

The American Veterans Ball (AVB2022) is PROUD to Announce Sergeant Major Bryan Battaglia (USMC-Retired) will be our PASSION & PURPOSE Speaker for AVB2022 on Friday May 20th, 2022 at the MGM National Harbor, MD. Marine Sergeant Major Bryan B. Battaglia is the former Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, […]

Mr. Steven Higgins, Lieutenant Colonel, U. S. ARMY, Retired to Narrate “Old Glory” at AVB2022

Mr. Steve Higgins retired from the Army in 2015 having served a combined 28 years as an Active and Reserve Soldier achieving the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.  His assignments included OH-58D Aerial Observer with both the 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized) and the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), and an Intelligence Officer with the 25th Infantry […]

Mistress of Ceremonies – Ms. Elena Russo – COMCAST NBCUniversal – AVB2022

Ms. Elena Russo (COMCAST-NBCUniversal ) will be the Mistress of Ceremonies for the Fifth Annual Salute to American Veterans Ball (AVB2022) on Friday – May 20th, 2022 which will take place at the MGM – Casino & Resorts in National Harbor, MD. Elena’s television experience runs the gamut from professional sports and public affairs to […]