VFW to Take Voice of Veterans to Congress
Annual conference runs February 28 - March 3 in Washington, D.C.
February 11, 2016
Across the country, more than 500 VFW members are
preparing to convene in Washington, D.C., for the annual VFW Legislative
Conference February 28 – March 3. The annual conference amplifies the voices of
the nearly 1.7 million members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States and its Auxiliaries, reminding lawmakers
of the promises they’ve made to America’s service members.
Armed with the VFW’s 2016
legislative priority goals, VFW members will meet with their elected
officials, explaining in detail the VFW’s stance on a variety of veterans’
Then, on March 2, VFW National Commander John A.
Biedrzycki Jr. will testify before a special joint hearing of the House and
Senate Veterans Affairs Committees, where he will lay out the VFW’s
legislative agenda for the year.
The VFW will again stream live from this year’s
conference. Log on to www.vfw.org/VFWDC2016 to
watch on February 29 at 6:00 p.m. (EST) for the Voice of Democracy Parade of
Winners, followed by the delayed streaming of the commander-in-chief’s
testimony on March 2 at 2:00 p.m.
Follow us on social media or log on to www.vfw.org
for regular updates during the conference. Look for #VFWDC2016 on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to follow along as
VFW delivers the voice of veterans directly to America’s legislators on Capitol
Hill. If you’re attending this year’s conference, be sure to use #VFWDC2016 in all of your related
social media posts.
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