Feb 28 2014

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VFW Prepares for Annual Legislative Conference

VFW Prepares for Annual Legislative Conference

 VFW members around the country are preparing to rally in Washington, D.C., for the annual VFW Legislative Conference, March 2-6.

 The VFW takes the voices of America’s veterans directly to the nation’s elected lawmakers during the VFW Legislative Conference.

 Armed with the VFW’s Legislative Priority Goals for 2014, VFW members plan to visit with every congressional office, explaining in detail the VFW’s stance on a variety of veterans’ issues and stressing that our nation is still at war.

 The week culminates with the testimony of VFW Commander-in-Chief Bill Thien before a special joint hearing of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committees on March 5, where Thien will lay out the VFW’s legislative agenda for the year.

 VFW’s live stream of the conference will begin on March 3 at 6:00 p.m. (EST) with the annual Voice of Democracy Parade of Winners, followed by streaming video of VFW Commander-in-Chief Bill Thien’s testimony on March 5 at 2:00 p.m. (EST).

 Visit www.vfw.org/livestream to access the stream directly.  If you miss the live feed, you can catch the excitement through the “on-demand” feature at your leisure.

For regular updates on the conference, visit VFW’s Capitol Hill blog or like us on Facebook.

 VFW’s Legislative Conference helps amplify the voices of the nearly 2 million members of the VFW and our Auxiliaries on Capitol Hill, leading to meaningful reforms for our nation’s veterans. To learn more about the upcoming conference, VFW’s recent legislative victories and ways to share your stories, click here.

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