American Legion celebrates 75th Anniversary of GI Bill
The American Legion and Student Veterans of America hosted a celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the signing of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 in the Rayburn Room at the U.S. Capitol.
A pen used by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to sign the original GI Bill was on display during the reception.
Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D., R-Tenn. takes in The American Legion GI Bill Exhibit on display at the reception with Bonnie Carroll, president and founder of TAPS.
President and CEO of Student Veterans of America, Jared Lyon, speaks to those gathered for the GI Bill 75th Anniversary reception.
American Legion Past National Commander Denise Rohan was the keynote speaker at the 75th Anniversary GI Bill reception at the U.S. Capitol.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. addressed the crowd gathered to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the GI Bill.