AMERICAN MILITARY ENLISTED SOCIETY

Address
1101 MERCANTILE LANE SUITE 260
UPPER MARLBORO, MD 20774
Contact
Website: http://amsmilitary.org
Phone: +1 (301) 583-8687
Nonprofit
NTEE: W30 - Military, Veterans' Organizations
EIN: 52-1319095

Mission

Promotes the welfare of the men and women who serve, or have served, in the Armed Forces of the United States. Educates the public and members of Congress about the military community.
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Basic features of the organization
Doing business as nameAMERICAN MILITARY SOCIETY
Year of formation1982
Subsection code19
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area8872
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Number of employees 0000
Number of people compensated >$100k 0000
Number of volunteers 0   
Personnel
Bullis, Daniel
Title    VICE PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person    DANIEL BULLIS
Position of compensated person
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org    2.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Byrd, James
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORSECRETARY TREASURER
Name of key/compensated personJAMES D BYRDJAMES D BYRDJAMES D BYRDJAMES D BYRDJAMES D BYRD
Position of compensated person
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org 4.002.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Colyn, Peter
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personPETER E COLYNPETER E COLYNPETER E COLYNPETER E COLYNPETER E COLYN
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 4.002.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Delia, Robert
Title    DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person    ROBERT DELIA
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    2.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Derrick, Stephen
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personSTEPHEN L DERRICKSTEPHEN L DERRICKSTEPHEN L DERRICKSTEPHEN L DERRICK 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 4.002.002.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00 
May, John
TitleEXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personJOHN P MAYJOHN P MAYJOHN P MAYJOHN P MAYJOHN P MAY
Position of compensated person
Current officer TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 6.005.005.005.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Oconnell, Daniel
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENT  NATIONAL PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personDANIEL J OCONNELLDANIEL J OCONNELL  DANIEL J OCONNELL
Position of compensated person
Current officer True   
Average hours per week working for org 4.00  2.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00  $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00  $0.00
Youngerman, Ruthann
TitleSECRETARY TREASURERSECRETARY TREASURERSECRETARYTREASURERSECRETARYTREASURER 
Name of key/compensated personRUTHANN YOUNGERMANRUTHANN YOUNGERMANRUTHANN YOUNGERMANRUTHANN YOUNGERMAN 
Position of compensated person
Current officer TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 6.002.002.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activities Promotes the welfare of the men and women who serve, or have served, in the Armed Forces of the United States. Educates the public and members of Congress about the military community.PROMOTES THE WELFARE OF THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO SERVE, OR HAVE SERVED, IN THE ARMEDFORCES OF THE UNITED STATES. EDUCATES THE PUBLIC AND MEMBERS OF CONGRESS ABOUT THE MILITARY COMMUNITY, AND REPRESENTS MEMBERS INTERESTS AT BOTH THE FEDERAL AND STATELEVELS.PROMOTES THE WELFARE OF THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO SERVE, OR HAVE SERVED, IN THE ARMEDFORCES OF THE UNITED STATES. EDUCATES THE PUBLIC AND MEMBERS OF CONGRESS ABOUT THE MILITARY COMMUNITY, AND REPRESENTS MEMBERS INTERESTS AT BOTH THE FEDERAL AND STATELEVELS.PROMOTES THE WELFARE OF THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO SERVE, OR HAVE SERVED, IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES. EDUCATES THE PUBLIC AND MEMBERS OF CONGRESS ABOUT THE MILITARY COMMUNITY, AND REPRESENTS MEMBERS INTERESTS AT BOTH THE FEDERAL AND STATE LEVELS.
Primary exempt purposePromotes the welfare of the men and women who serve, or have served, in the Armed Forces of the United States. Educates the public and members of Congress about the military community, and represents members interests at both the federal and state levels.    
Program service expenses, total$17,836.00$219,561.00$257,723.00$279,673.00$216,427.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
Educates the public and members of Congress about the uniformed services and gives voice to members' concerns about military pay, health care, pension and disability, survivor benefits, education, housing, child care, and other quality-of-life programs. Sponsors and participates in patriotic activities.
Program expenses $1,300.00$257,723.00 $216,427.00
Grants and allocations made $0.00   
Program revenue $0.00   
Program description Educates the public and members of Congress about the uniformed services and gives voice to members' concerns about military pay, health care, pension and disability, survivor benefits, education, housing, child care, and other quality-of-life programs. Sponsors and participates in patriotic activities.EDUCATES THE PUBLIC AND MEMBERS OF CONGRESS ABOUT THE UNIFORMED SERVICES AND GIVES VOICE TO MEMBERS' CONCERNS ABOUT MILITARY PAY, HEALTH CARE, PENSION ANDDISABILITY, SURVIVOR BENEFITS, EDUCATION, HOUSING, CHILD CARE, AND OTHER QUALITY-OF-LIFE PROGRAMS. SPONSORS AND PARTICIPATES IN PATRIOTIC ACTIVITIES.EDUCATES THE PUBLIC AND MEMBERS OF CONGRESS ABOUT THE UNIFORMED SERVICES AND GIVES VOICE TO MEMBERS' CONCERNS ABOUT MILITARY PAY, HEALTH CARE, PENSION ANDDISABILITY, SURVIVOR BENEFITS, EDUCATION, HOUSING, CHILD CARE, AND OTHER QUALITY-OF-LIFE PROGRAMS. SPONSORS AND PARTICIPATES IN PATRIOTIC ACTIVITIES.EDUCATES THE PUBLIC AND MEMBERS OF CONGRESS ABOUT THE UNIFORMED SERVICES AND GIVES VOICE TO MEMBERS9 CONCERNS ABOUT MILITARY PAY, HEALTH CARE, PENSION AND DISABILITY, SURVIVOR BENEFITS, EDUCATION, HOUSING, CHILD CARE, AND OTHER QUALITY-OF-LIFE PROGRAMS. SPONSORS AND PARTICIPATES IN PATRIOTIC ACTIVITIES.
Represented members' interests in Congress, at the White House, the Veterans Administration, and the Department of Defense. Monitored policy issues and proposed legislation that may affect military personnel, veterans and their families, at both the federal and state levels, educated members of Congress and Pentagon officials on behalf of members, and informed members about the proposed legislation.
Program expenses $218,261.00 $279,673.00 
Grants and allocations made $0.00   
Program revenue $178,412.00   
Program description Represented members' interests in Congress, at the White House, the Veterans Administration, and the Department of Defense. Monitored policy issues and proposed legislation that may affect military personnel, veterans and their families, at both the federal and state levels, educated members of Congress and Pentagon officials on behalf of members, and informed members about the proposed legislation.PUBLIC EDUCATION: REPRESENTED MEMBER'S INTERESTS IN CONGRESS, AT THE WHITE HOUSE,THE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION, AND THE DEPT OF DEFENSE. MONITORED POLICY ISSUES ANDPROPOSED LEGISLATION THAT MAY AFFECT MILITARY PERSONNEL, VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES,AT BOTH THE FEDERAL AND STATE LEVELS, EDUCATED MEMBERS OF CONGRESS AND PENTAGON OFFICIALS ON BEHALF OF MEMBERS, AND INFORMED MEMBERS ABOUT PROPOSED LEGISLATION.PUBLIC EDUCATION: REPRESENTED MEMBER'S INTERESTS IN CONGRESS, AT THE WHITE HOUSE,THE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION, AND THE DEPT OF DEFENSE. MONITORED POLICY ISSUES ANDPROPOSED LEGISLATION THAT MAY AFFECT MILITARY PERSONNEL, VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES,AT BOTH THE FEDERAL AND STATE LEVELS, EDUCATED MEMBERS OF CONGRESS AND PENTAGON OFFICIALS ON BEHALF OF MEMBERS, AND INFORMED MEMBERS ABOUT PROPOSED LEGISLATION.PUBLIC EDUCATION: REPRESENTED MEMBER9S INTERESTS IN CONGRESS, AT THE WHITE HOUSE, THE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION, AND THE DEPT OF DEFENSE. MONITORED POLICY ISSUES AND PROPOSED LEGISLATION THAT MAY AFFECT MILITARY PERSONNEL, VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES, AT BOTH THE FEDERAL AND STATE LEVELS, EDUCATED MEMBERS OF CONGRESS AND PENTAGON OFFICIALS ON BEHALF OF MEMBERS, AND INFORMED MEMBERS ABOUT PROPOSED LEGISLATION.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$178,147.00$255,839.00$284,564.00$351,654.00$325,631.00
Revenue from contributions (total) $77,427.00$53,806.00$59,200.00$81,711.00
Revenue from noncash contributions $0.00   
Investment income, current yr $0.00$2,513.00$0.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr $77,427.00$53,806.00$59,200.00$81,711.00
Total unrelated business revenue $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr $178,412.00$158,815.00$174,372.00$159,630.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total) $0.00$69,430.00$118,082.00$84,290.00
Gross receipts $255,839.00$284,564.00$351,654.00$325,631.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from federated campaigns $0.00   
Contributions revenue from membership dues $77,427.00   
Revenue from fundraising events $0.00   
Contributions from related organizations $0.00   
Revenue from gov't grants $0.00   
Revenue from all other contributions $0.00$53,806.00$59,200.00$81,711.00
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total) $125,751.00$158,815.00$174,372.00$159,630.00
Miscellaneous revenue (total) $52,661.00   
Net revenue from gaming (total) $0.00   
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments $0.00$2,513.00  
Net rental income $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events $0.00   
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all $265,744.00$304,437.00$351,905.00$247,744.00
Total functional expenses: program service  $219,561.00$257,723.00$279,673.00$216,427.00
Total functional expenses: management and general $16,101.00$400.00$23,658.00$2,685.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising $30,082.00$46,314.00$48,574.00$28,632.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)    $1,500.00
Fundraising service fees (total) $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$87,696.00$111,969.00$112,610.00$130,355.00$129,966.00
Total assets, beginning of year$111,969.00$121,905.00$130,355.00$129,966.00$54,890.00
Total liabilities$199.00$2,742.00$2,966.00$838.00$199.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$2,742.00$2,773.00$838.00$199.00$3,010.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net $0.00   
Loans & receivables from key persons $0.00   
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr $109,227.00$109,644.00$129,517.00$129,767.00
Temporarily restricted net assets $0.00   
Permanently restricted net assets, end of yr $0.00   
Net assets$87,497.00$109,227.00$109,644.00$129,517.00$129,767.00
Net assets, beginning of year $119,132.00$129,517.00$129,767.00$51,880.00
Other liabilities $0.00   
Bond liabilities $0.00   
Intangible assets $0.00   
Other assets $0.00   
Investments: other securities $0.00   
Investments: publicly traded securities $0.00   
Cash: non-interest bearing $95,982.00$101,621.00$116,855.00$118,966.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year $121,905.00$116,855.00$118,966.00$46,390.00
Investments -- program-related $0.00   
Escrow or custodial account liability $0.00   
Loans and other payables to key persons $0.00   
Grants payable $0.00   
Inventories for sale or use $0.00   
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses -$9,905.00-$19,873.00-$251.00$77,887.00
Advertising (total) $0.00   
Savings & temp cash investment $0.00   
Accounts receivable, net $15,987.00$10,989.00$13,500.00$11,000.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges $0.00   
Accounts payable & accrued expenses $2,742.00$2,966.00$838.00$199.00
Deferred revenue $0.00   
Unsecured notes & loans to unrelated parties $0.00   
Secured mortgages and notes payable $0.00   
Total net assets or fund balances $109,227.00$109,644.00$129,517.00$129,767.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization $0.00   
Payment to affiliates $0.00   
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members 6666
Number of independent voting members 6666
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-012014-01-012013-01-012012-01-01
Tax year end date2017-12-012016-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990EZ990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-08-302017-09-252015-08-112014-10-302013-07-30
IRS schema version2017v2.02016v3.02014v5.02013v3.12012v2.1
Filing identifier201841089349200119201721349349300202201510759349300736201412589349301516201320889349300717
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