Legion staffers guests at State of the Union address

Shaun Rieley, assistant director of The American Legion Legislative Division, will be a guest of U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Calif., at tonight’s State of the Union address. Rieley is a Army National Guard veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and has been with the Legion since Aug. 2011.

Also, Jonathan Naraine – an American Legion field service representative – will be a guest of Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, D-Hawaii. Naraine is a Marine Corps veteran with deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan. He started at the Legion in Oct. 2011.

President Obama’s State of the Union address is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. EST.