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Attending George Washington's Birthday Ball in New York City

Tonight in New York City, National Commander Fang A. Wong will be attending the George Washington’s Birthday Ball sponsored by the Sons of the Revolution in New York. Wong is to be awarded the organization’s 2012 Distinguished Patriot Award.

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Attending House Veterans Affairs and House Appropriations Committee hearings

Legion staffers are on Capitol Hill in House Veterans Affairs and House Appropriations Committee hearing rooms today. They are listening to testimony regarding Department of Defense, National Cemetery Administration and Veterans Benefits Administration budget plans.

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Presenting Legion views on VA budget request

Legislative Division Director Tim Tetz is presenting the Legion’s views on the Department of Veterans Affairs’ budget request for next year. The proposed spending plan was announced publicly by VA Secretary Eric Shinseki on Feb. 13.

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Attending Senate Armed Services Committee

Legion Legislative staff is attending a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing concerning the proposed Defense Authorization Bill (the Pentagon budget) for fiscal year 2013 and beyond.

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Sponsoring table at wounded warriors dinner in Washington

The American Legion is sponsoring a table at a special wounded warriors dinner at the National Press Club in Washington this evening. The event will be attended by several Legion staff members. The dinner is one of a series of Friday night meals provided to wounded troops by the Aleethia Foundation, a small all-volunteer group dedicated to aid in the emotional recovery of newly injured servicemembers.

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System Worth Saving site visits in Utah, Idaho

Legion staff and volunteers are conducting System Worth Saving site visits in Salt Lake City and Nephi, Utah, and in Pocatello, Idaho. The focus of the visits is rural health care.

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System Worth Saving site visits in Utah, Idaho

Legion staff and volunteers are conducting System Worth Saving site visits in Salt Lake City and Nephi, Utah, and in Pocatello, Idaho. The focus of the visits is rural health care.

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System Worth Saving site visits in Montana

American Legion staff and volunteers are in Montana for System Worth Saving site visits in Billings. The focus of the visits is rural health care.

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System Worth Saving site visits in Montana

American Legion staff and volunteers are in Montana for System Worth Saving site visits in Helena and Anaconda. The focus of the visits is rural health care.

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Discussing improvements to American Legion Youth Programs Alumni Association

The working group leading development of the online American Legion Youth Programs Alumni Association is meeting to discuss implementation of new enhancements

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