For Immediate Release:
November 11, 2016
Oldest Muslim youth group remember those who served on Veterans Day
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) - the male youth auxiliary of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA - remembers those who have served this country bravely on Veterans Day.
The Prophet Muhammad once said "Loyalty to one's country is part of one's faith." The AMYA takes this to heart in showing our deepest gratitude and appreciation to those who have given their life in service to our country. We applaud the bravery of the men and women who serve this country and keep it safe.
The AMYA has members who are serving in the armed forces as well. We celebrate the sacrifices of our veterans and call on all Americans to give due respect to them and their families.
About Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association:
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) is a nationwide youth group that works with young Muslim men and boys around the country. The association serves as the young men and boys auxiliary of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. Officially established in the United States in 1939, AMYA is one of the earliest Muslim Youth organizations in the United States.
AMYA is a dynamic and vibrant association serving not only the needs of its members but of its local communities and nation. The association is comprised of more than 3,000 men and boys aged 7 to 40, spread across 70 local chapters. Previous members of AMYA include Grammy Award winning artists and Pulitzer Prize winning journalists. AMYA is headquartered in Silver Springs, MD.**