Brazilian Marine Corps Veterans Association - US Branch

Welcome to the AVCFN-USA (Associação de Veteranos do Corpo de Fuzileiros Navais - Seção Estados Unidos). The AVCFN-USA is the US branch of the Brazilian Marine Corps Veterans living in the United States. Please join us on keeping our values of Honor, Skillfulness, Professionalism, Determination, and "Esprit de Corps".



Bringing the Brazilian Marines Veterans together!

AVCFN-USA promotes mutual trust and friendship among Brazilian Marines Veterans living in the United States.  We are the US branch of the Brazilian Marine Corps Veterans Association founded back in 1972. We are a Non-Profit Organization oriented to promote contact between Brazilian Marines veterans, military in general and keep in touch with the Brazilian Marine Corps.


The AVCFN-USA conducts social and military activities with its members.

As veterans, we strive to keep our bonds created by common values and life events. We participate in social-military activities and help our communities.

Brazilian Marines represented on Memorial Day

On the Memorial Day (May, 25th), the Brazilian Marine veteran Humberto MOTTA (Tampa - FL) teamed up with other  American veterans on an 8 miles march to show our appreciation for all the military. The march has been completed in 2h 40min with all participants carrying 50 lbs backpacks, showing great stamina and endurance! We praise our friend MOTTA and our fellow American veterans remembering the sacrifices of our military. MOTTA is a true Marine that embodies the Brazilian Marines spirit. Way to go! ADSUMUS!


Brazilian Marines Veterans Association First Reunion

On September, 7th. we had the first AVCFN-USA reunion. The meeting happened in Dartmouth - MA and counted 13 veteran marines. We reunited veteran marines of different times and places that share our common values and enjoyed ourselves in a nice barbecue. We had veterans coming from Florida, Massachusetts, Illinois, and New Hampshire, a testimony of the level of commitment and friendship of the Brazilian Marine Corps Veterans who live in the USA.  We did also talk about the association, future activities, and how to help our communities. It has been a day of joy and fun! A special note of appreciation to Leslie for having such noisy crowd in her backyard (we did pay with some push-ups!).



Honoring our fellow American soldiers

At AVCFN-USA, we are dedicated members of our communities. We are always striving to make a difference, and invite you to learn more about the Brazilan Marines, our association and lend your support.


Reinforcing our Commitment with the CFN

The AVCFN participates on military exercises as observers, sharing experiences and serving as moral reserve for the young Marines


"Quando se houverem acabado os soldados no mundo - quando reinar a paz absoluta - que fiquem pelo menos os fuzileiros como exemplo de tudo de belo e fascinante que eles foram!"

Rachel de Queiroz

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