Americanism staff are attending Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game week in Phoenix, Arizona, with meetings being conducted between representatives of Major League Baseball and various youth baseball programs.
American Legion Legislative Division staff will provide written testimony the House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, which is conducting a hearing on accountability in VA claims processing, fraudulent claims processing charges and other legislation pending before the committee.
American Legion Legislative Division staff will provide written testimony the House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity, which is meeting to review legislation that includes streamlining education claims and the Disabled Veterans' Surviving Spouses Home Loans Act.
Americanism staff are making final housing arrangements for 30 contestants, along with each of their chaperones, and 15 contest staff in preparation of the 21st annual American Legion Junior Shooting Sports National Championships in Colorado Springs this August.
The American Legion's Family Support Network is ready to provide immediate assistance to service personnel and families whose lives have been directly affected by Operation Iraqi Freedom and America's war on terror. For assistance call (800) 504-4098 or www.legion.org/familysupport.
Legion staff is attending a business meeting of the full House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Committee. The purpose of the gathering is to approve a list of planned activities for the committee this legislative session.