The second day of a Veterans on Campus education symposium is conducted at the Milwaukee Hilton City Center. Issues to be addressed include vocational schools and online education for veterans as well as post-education employment outlook.
The American Legion Legacy Run is crossing the heartland en route to Milwaukee and the 92nd National Convention. The 1,200-mile ride raises funds for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund, which provides college education money for the children of those who have given their lives in uniform since 9/11. The Run winds up Thursday in Milwaukee.
Peter Gaytan, executive director of The American Legion's Washington office, is attending the dedication of the Fisher House Cornerstone in honor of former senator and presidential candidate Robert J. Dole. During World War II, Dole served with the 10th Mountain Division, receiving a Bronze Star and two Purple Hearts.
An 11-minute, 8mm film of The American Legion parade at its 1947 National Convention in New York City is being transferred to digital format. The film and its digital copy will be preserved at American Legion National Headquarters.
Day 4 of The American Legion Baseball World Series gets underway today in Spokane, Wash. So far, about 90,000 Legionnaires and other baseball fans have tuned in to our live webcast. The action begins again today at 8 p.m. EST.
Peter Gaytan, executive director of the Legion's Washington office, will appear on the Fox News Channel at 9:30 EST this morning to discuss a proposal to build a gambling casino next to the Gettysburg Battlefield.