VFW Prepares for Annual Legislative Conference
The conference runs March 2-6 in Washington, D.C.
February 20, 2014
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
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).
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.
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
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