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VFW Launches Mobile App for 2016 Legislative Conference

Download the VFW's new mobile app today!

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – With the 2016 VFW Legislative Conference only days away, the VFW has designed a new mobile app to give attendees the tools needed to make the most of their visit to our nation’s capital. As the official guide to the 2016 VFW Legislative Conference, the VFW DC 2016 mobile app is available for download at both the App Store and the Google Play Store.  

The new app ensures attendees will receive important notifications and reminders throughout the conference, have instant access to the daily agenda, the opportunity to connect with other attendees and more. The app also offers a complete legislative directory to make locating and communicating with legislative representatives easy.  

If you’re planning to attend the conference, help the VFW promote our fight FOR VETERANS by posting to social media about your visit with your Congressional representatives! Simply snap a photo of your meeting and post it to Twitter and/or Facebook using #VFWDC2016. Remember to show your appreciation to your representatives by tagging them in your post. Each representative’s handle can be accessed in the app’s legislative directory.  

Share your photos on social media by following these simple steps

  1. Snap a photo with your Senator or Representative. 
  2. Open Facebook or Twitter on your phone or through the VFW DC 2016 app (available at the App Store or the Google Play Store). 
  3. Upload your photo into your post (Facebook) or tweet (Twitter) by clicking the camera icon. 
  4. Type a message to your representative:

For Twitter we recommend, “Thanks to @(member’s name) for meeting with the @VFWHQ today #VFWDC2016.” 

For Facebook we recommend, “Thank you to (member’s name) for meeting with the #VFW today #VFWDC2016.” 

 If you aren’t able to attend the VFW Legislative Conference, you can still join us by tweeting at your representatives to let them know about our 2016 legislative priority goals. Please use the tips above and be sure to include #VFWDC2016 in all your social media posts.  

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