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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The System Worth Saving Task Force is hosting a veterans town hall meeting in Memphis, Tenn., to discuss the quality of health care at the local VA medical center.
Location and time: American Legion Post 27, 2994 Summer Ave., Memphis at 6 p.m.
The task force is also conducting site visits to VA medical centers in Baltimore and Milwaukee, to evaluate the quality of health care and patient satisfaction. Task force members will interview patients, staff and administrators.
National American Legion Baseball staff is sending reminders to department baseball chairmen and department headquarters that the national deadline for teams to register for the 2012 American Legion Baseball season is May 15. Teams failing to do so by that date are subject a $200 fine payable to the department. In accordance with the 2012 ALB Rulebook, any team failing to register by June 1, 2012, shall not be permitted to play American Legion Baseball.