Nesse Godin will be presented with the National Commander’s Public Relations Award as part of the 51st Washington Conference. Godin was chosen for her dedication to sharing with others – especially Boys Nation delegates – her experiences in the Holocaust.
The American Legion will host a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., at 12:30 p.m. today to announce the findings from women veterans survey in conducted online in January. The press conference will be broadcast on C-SPAN.
The Legion's Economic, National Security/Foreign Relations, Legislative, and Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation commissions are hearing from health-care, national security and employment experts during the Washington Conference.
The Legion's Economic Division is hosting a Veterans on Campus Education Symposium in Washington, D.C.. The symposium which will focus upon issues faced by returning veterans when they choose to take advantage of their GI Bill education benefits and become full-time students.
Homeless veterans are the focus of a Legion-sponsored conference in Washington. Experts from the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Department of Labor are among those speaking.
The Legion is conducting a half-day Heroes to Hometown Career Fair for job-seeking veterans today in Washington, D.C. The job fair, one of a continuing series of such events nationwide, is co-sponsored by RecruitMilitary, the leading full-service military-to-civilian recruiting firm in the United States.
Fiscal year 2012 budget requests by the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Veterans’ Benefits Administration and National Cemetery Administration, among other internal agencies, are being considered by a House Veterans Affairs Committee subcommittee today. The Legion is in attendance.