System Worth Saving task force members are in Lexington and Louisville, Ky., all week to visit the VA medical center there. The facility is designated as the polytrauma site for the VA Mid-South Healthcare Network.
Members of the Legion’s Legislative Division staff are blanketing Capitol Hill, as they attend hearings of the Senate Armed Services Committee, a Senate Appropriations Committee subcommittee and a subcommittee of the House Veterans Affairs Committee. Latest budget requests from the Army, VA and VRE (Veterans Rehabilitation and Employment Service) are being heard.
American Legion National Commander Jimmie L. Foster will discuss veterans issues and other areas of importance to The American Legion with President Obama during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House.