The American Legion’s National Executive Committee will meet in Indianapolis. The NEC will hear from National Commander Fang A. Wong, as well as receive reports from various American Legion commissions and committees. The NEC also will hear from the Legion’s Centennial Task Force for the Future and the TBI-PTSD Ad Hoc Committee.
Legislative Division staff are attending two hearings: "VA Mental Health Care Staffing: Ensuring Quality and Quantity" (House Committee on Veterans' Affairs) and "Markup FY 2013 MilCon VA Appropriations" (House Appropriations Committee).
Richard Dumancas of the Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Division is traveling to the VA Regional Office in Salt Lake City, Utah, for a site visit. The VARO will demonstrate the new Veterans Benefits Management System and discuss the adjudication of Benefits Delivery at Discharge claims.
Terrie Fuller, the Legion's women veterans outreach coordinator, is attending a panel discussion, "After the Uniform 2012: Serving the Veterans Who Served Us," at the National Press Club in Washington, moderated by David Gregory of NBC's Meet the Press.