112th VFW National Convention Summary
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San Antonio, Texas, also known as the "Military City" provided the perfect location for yet another successful VFW National Convention, August 26 - September 1, 2011!
Gov. Rick Perry and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro greeted attendees at the Joint Opening Session followed by Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas). On Tuesday, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, Republican presidential candidate addressed convention delegates, as well as Deputy VA Secretary Scott Gould, who has worked extensively on VA’s conversion to electronic medical records.
Following three days of notable guests' appearances, productive VFW workshops and the renowned "VFW Patriotic Rally," the convention concluded Thursday moring with the installation of new VFW officers! Please find more details below.