National Commander Jimmie Foster is meeting with Sens. Thad Cochran of Mississippi, Tim Johnson of South Dakota and Mark Begich of Alaska. Foster also will attend the funeral of former Sen. Ted Stevens at Arlington National Cemetery.
National Commander Jimmie Foster and American Legion staff are attending an Senate Veteran Affairs Committee oversight hearing on “VA Disability Compensation: Presumptive Disability Decision-Making.” The hearing starts at 9:30 a.m. and will be webcast.
Legionnaires are meeting in Arlington, Va., today to discuss legislative matters that will affect veterans and servicemembers, and their families. The meeting comes on the eve of National Commander Jimmie Foster's testimony before a joint session of the House-Senate Veterans Affairs committees.