2015 Boys Nation White House visit
2015 Boys Nation White House visit

American Legion Boys Nation visits The White House on July 20. (Photos by Lucas Carter)

2015 Boys Nation Day 5
2015 Boys Nation Day 5

July 21 was election day, as both the Federalists and Nationalists chose their presidential and vice-presidential candidates, and later voted Aravind Byju of Florida as the 2015 Boys Nation president and Peter Hewitt Spectre of Maine as vice-president. (Photos by Lucas Carter)

2015 Boys Nation Day 4
2015 Boys Nation Day 4

Boys Nation delegates spent time at Arlington National Cemetery July 20 and placed a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. (Photos by Lucas Carter)

2015 Boys Nation Day 3
2015 Boys Nation Day 3

On Day 3 of 2015 Boys Nation, delegates started the day off with a non-denominational patriotic memorial service, and then broke into senate and party conventions. Afterwards, they met with National Commander Michael D. Helm at Greenbelt, Md., Post 136 for a dinner, and finished the night off by visiting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial and Korean War Veterans Memorial. (Photos by Lucas Carter)

2015 Boys Nation Day 2
2015 Boys Nation Day 2

The 2015 Boys Nation delegates are sworn in as Senators, and afterwards they broke into their party conventions and committee groups before electing a President Pro Tempore and Secretary of the Senate to finish the day. (Photos by Lucas Carter)

Boys Nation Day 1
Boys Nation Day 1

2015 American Legion Boys Nation delegates arrive in Arlington, Va. on Friday, July 17, 2015. (Photos by Lucas Carter)

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