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Laying wreath on Korean War Veterans Memorial

An American Legion representative is laying a wreath this morning at the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, as part of the Annual Day of Recognition Commemoration Ceremony. The armistice that ended hostilities in the Korean War was signed at 10 a.m. on July 27, 1953, in Panmunjom, a village on the border of North and South Korea. An afternoon ceremony will also take place in Arlington National Cemetery at the Korean War Veterans Meditation Bench, honoring all U.S troops killed or missing in action during the war.

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Attending advisory meeting at Department of Homeland Security

Staff from the Legion’s Economic Division are at the Department of Homeland Security today attending an advisory meeting.

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Boys Nation senators visiting White House, Supreme Court before conducting elections

The 98 Boys Nation senators will visit the Supreme Court and the White House today before candidate debates and elections take place. Both the debates and elections will be streamed live at legion.org.

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Visiting Arlington National Cemetery, conducting party conventions at Boys Nation

Boys Nation senators will visit Arlington National Cemetery and the Iwo Jima Memorial, as well as conduct party conventions.

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Delegates arriving for Boys Nation

Two delegates from each of the 49 American Legion Boys State programs are arriving in Washington D.C. at American Legion Boys Nation, where young leaders gain a deeper understanding of the structure and function of federal government.

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Monitoring two House Veterans Affairs subcommittee hearings

The Legion is monitoring two House Veterans Affairs subcommittee hearings. Several bills are being discussed, including one that authorizes VA to communicate by email with veterans claiming benefits, another that mandates cost-benefits analyses of large VA contracts, and one that requires public disclosure of the number of veterans employed by federal contractors.

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Attending Department of Illinois convention

Americanism/Children & Youth staff are attending the Department of Illinois Convention in Peoria and are providing presentations to the department’s Children & Youth Committee regarding Children & Youth programs

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Attending Department of Illinois convention

Americanism/Children & Youth staff are attending the Department of Illinois Convention in Peoria and are providing presentations to the department’s Children & Youth Committee regarding Children & Youth programs

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Visiting with the president of Diamond Sports

National Headquarters staff are visiting with the president of Diamond Sports to share information about enhancements The American Legion Baseball program has implemented in recent years.
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