A staff member of The American Legion's Legislative Division is attending a hearing by the House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, "Purchasing Perspective: VA's Prosthetics Paradox."
National Headquarters staff liaison to the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), ACY Assistant Director Colin Short, is participating via phone conference in the 2012 annual national meetings of the BSA and its Community Relations Task Force that focuses on youth advocacy and strategic relationships.
The American Legion is teaming up with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other organizations to conduct a Hiring Our Heroes Career Expo that connects veterans and active-duty military with potential employers at the Grand Hyatt Motel, 3300 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, Ga. The expo will take place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Washington office staff from the Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Division are meeting with Dr. Robert Petzel, VA's under secretary for health, to discuss The American Legion's System Worth Saving report, findings and recommendations on VA rural health care.