Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin will speak at The American Legion’s 57th annual Washington Conference during a Commander’s Call event on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the Washington Hilton – International Ballroom Center in Washington, D.C.

Other government dignitaries who will also be speaking include U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), chairman of the Senate Committee on Armed Services; U.S. Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; and U.S. Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT), ranking member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee.

The Commander’s Call will take place from 8 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. inside the Washington Hilton’s International Ballroom East & Center. This event will be broadcast live on

About The American Legion
With a current membership of over 2 million wartime veterans, The American Legion was founded in 1919 on the four pillars of a strong national security, veterans affairs, Americanism and youth programs. Legionnaires work for the betterment of their communities through more than 13,000 posts across the nation.