WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin will speak at The American Legion's 58th annual Washington Conference during the Commander's Call event on Tuesday, Feb. 27, at the Washington Hilton, Washington, D.C.
The Commander's Call will take place from 8 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. inside the Washington Hilton's International Ballroom Center East and Center and will be broadcasted live on Legion.org.
Other government dignitaries who will also be speaking include U.S. Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.), chairman of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs; U.S. Rep. Tim Walz (D-MN), ranking member of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs; and U.S. Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
On Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 10 a.m., The American Legion National Commander Denise H. Rohan will testify before a Joint Session of the Senate and House Veterans' Affairs Committees in the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room G-50. Doors open at 9:30 am.
About The American Legion
With a current membership of more than 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 worldwide.
SOURCE The American Legion