Taking place today during The American Legion's 52nd annual Washington Conference is a Small Business Development Workshop, National Security/Foreign Relations Commission Meeting and the National Commander's PR Luncheon.
The chairman of the National Americanism Commission and Legionnaires from the Department of Maryland are observing Sen. Ben Cardin deliver a speech on the floor of the Senate recognizing the Star Spangled Banner as our national anthem and its relationship to Maryland and our nation.
American Legion commissions will meet in Washington today during the Washington Conference. Legionnaires also will receive a briefing from the Legion's Legislative staff before tomorrow's visits to Capitol Hill.
American Legion department service officers from across the country will complete the final day of DSO School in Washington. In addition to training in breakout session, DSOs also will hear from guest speakers.
Americanism/Children & Youth staff are shipping Samsung American Legion Scholarship materials and plaques to departments sponsoring American Legion Boys State and American Legion Auxiliary Girls State programs. These plaques will be awarded to those students chosen as national scholarship finalists from each program.