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System Worth Saving site visit in New Hampshire

American Legion staff and volunteers are conducting System Worth Saving site visits in Manchester, Tilton and Conway, N.H. The focus of the visits is rural health care for veterans.

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Attending annual American Baseball Coaches Association

National Baseball staff is attending the annual American Baseball Coaches Association in Anaheim, Calif. An American Legion baseball information booth will be staffed by several American Legion baseball coaches also attending from across the nation.

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Attending annual American Baseball Coaches Association

National Baseball staff is attending the annual American Baseball Coaches Association in Anaheim, Calif. An American Legion baseball information booth will be staffed by several American Legion baseball coaches also attending from across the nation.

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Conducting System Worth Saving site visits in Missouri

American Legion staff and volunteers are in Missouri this week conducting System Worth Saving site visits in Poplar Bluff and Sikestown. The focus of the visits is rural health care

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Conducting System Worth Saving site visits in Missouri

American Legion staff and volunteers are in Missouri this week conducting System Worth Saving site visits in Poplar Bluff and Sikestown. The focus of the visits is rural health care.

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Registering Legion Baseball teams for 2012 season

American Legion Baseball coaches can now register their team online at www.legion.org/baseball.

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Mailing out Boys Nation Yearbook

The 2011 American Legion Boys Nation yearbook that is this year featured on DVD in an interactive PDF format is being mailed to Boys Nation senators and staff, National Officers, NECmen, members of the National Americanism Commission, department adjutants, Boys State directors and chairmen, and program contributors. In addition to providing the customary pictures and narratives, each day’s webcast and news article are linked to that particular day in the yearbook.

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Mailing out minutes from previous meetings

Americanism/Children & Youth staff are sending a mailing to Children & Youth Commission members and department chairmen that includes minutes of the last commission meeting and information on various children and youth programs.

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Attending House review of implementation of "VOW to Hire Heroes Act"

Implementation of the new “VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011” is being reviewed today by a House Veterans Affairs Committee subcommittee. Legion legislative staff is there to monitor the hearing. The legislation, just signed into law by President Obama on Nov. 21, provides tax credits to employers who hire veterans.

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Attending House hearing on VA's Compensated Work Therapy program

The VA’s Compensated Work Therapy (CWT) program is the subject of an “is it working?” hearing today by a House Veterans Affairs subcommittee. CWT is a vocational rehabilitation program administered by VA that endeavors to match work-ready veterans to jobs and consults with business and industry regarding their employment needs. Legion legislative staff is attending the hearing.

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