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Conducting veterans town hall meeting in Metarie, La.

The American Legion System Worth Saving Task Force is conducting a veterans town hall meeting on VA health-care quality in Metairie, La. The meeting will take place at 6 p.m. at Post 175, 2431 Metarie Road.

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Appearing at Connecticut's 63rd Armed Forces Day Luncheon

American Legion National Commander Fang A. Wong is scheduled to appear at the 63rd Connecticut Armed Forces Day Luncheon in Southington, Conn. Wong will serve as guest speaker and present awards.
The national commander plans to visit a number of Connecticut posts and meet with state Gov. Dannel Malloy.

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System Worth Saving site visit in St. Louis

The System Worth Saving Task Force is conducting a site visit to the VA medical center in St. Louis to evaluate the quality of health care and patient satisfaction. Task force members will interview patients, staff and administrators.

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Conducting veterans town hall meeting in St. Louis

The System Worth Saving Task Force is hosting a veterans town hall meeting in St. Louis, to discuss the quality of health care at the local VA medical center.
Location and time: American Legion Post 397, 934 Rue de la Banque East in St. Louis at 6:30 p.m.

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System Worth Saving site visits in Chicago, Washington, D.C.

The System Worth Saving Task Force is conducting site visits to VA medical centers in Chicago and Washington, D.C., to evaluate the quality of health care and patient satisfaction. Task force members will interview patients, staff and administrators.

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Conducting veterans town hall meetings in Washington, D.C., and Cicero, Ill.

The System Worth Saving Task Force is conducting veterans town hall meetings in Washington, D.C. and Cicero, Ill., to discuss the quality of health care at local VA medical centers.
Locations and times: American Legion Post 8, 224 D St. SE., Washington, D.C., at 7 p.m.; American Legion Post 96, 5820 W. 35th St., Cicero, at 7 p.m.

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Providing department service officer training in Louisiana

National staff from the Legion's Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Division travel to Louisiana for three days to provide department service officers with training in the filing of military pension claims.

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Attending various House committee hearings

National staff from the Legion's Legislative Division are attending the following hearings: House Appropriations Committee, markup of fiscal 2013 Homeland Security and Military Construction-Veterans Affairs appropriations bills; House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Health, "Optimizing Care for Veterans with Prosthetics"; House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, "Tax-Exempt Organizations Oversight"; House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity, "Examining Executive Order No.

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System Worth Saving site visit in Memphis

The System Worth Saving Task Force is conducting a site visit to the VA medical center in Memphis, to evaluate the quality of health care and patient satisfaction. Task force members will interview patients, staff and administrators.

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Attending hearing on the markup of the fiscal 2013 budget bill

Legislative director Tim Tetz is attending a hearing on the markup of the fiscal 2013 budget bill, held by the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies.

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