VFW to Stream Live from the Nation’s Capital
VFW Legislative Conference will run March 2-6
February 13, 2013
Each year hundreds of VFW leaders converge on the Hill,
taking the voice of America’s veterans directly to congressional dignitaries
and lawmakers during the VFW Legislative Conference.
Armed with the VFW’s Legislative Priority Goals for 2013, VFW advocates
plan to visit with every congressional office, explaining in detail the VFW’s
stance on a variety of veterans’ issues like access to VA benefits, military
quality-of-life programs, economic opportunity and health care.
The week culminates with the testimony of VFW
Commander-in-Chief John Hamilton before a special joint hearing of the House
and Senate Veterans Affairs Committees on March 5, where Hamilton 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 John Hamilton’s testimony on the
afternoon of March 5.
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.
VFW’s Legislative 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
With all of the uncertainty surrounding veterans’ issues,
you won’t want to miss any news from this year’s conference.
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