Quote of the Day

“I am grateful to be in this wonderful country of ours. Despite what anybody might say, this is the greatest country there is. If you don’t believe that, just travel to some of the other countries. When you get back home, you’ll always say, “It sure is good to get back home.”

-Monte Irvin, Hall of Fame Major League Baseball player and World War II veteran, at the American Veterans Center’s 2008 Conference

Monte Irvin and a student at the AVC's Annual Awards Banquet. MLB players who fought in World War II were awarded the Audie Murphy Award

Monte Irvin and a student at the AVC's Annual Awards Banquet. MLB players who fought in World War II were awarded the Audie Murphy Award

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