Legislative Presentation of The American Legion

Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Time: 10:00 AM Location: Dirksen, SD-G50

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Charles Schmidt, National Commander

Accompanied by:

James Oxford, Chairman, National Legislative Commission

Ralph Bozella, Chairman, National Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation Commission

Matthew Shuman, Director, National Legislative Division

Louis Celli, Jr., Director, National Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation Division

Paul Dillard, Chairman, Veterans Employment & Education Commission

Joseph Sharpe, Jr., Director, Veterans Employment & Education Division


Member Statements

  1. Chairman Johnny Isakson ( R - GA)
  2. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Chairman David P. Roe ( R - TN)
  3. Senator Dan Sullivan ( R - AK)


  1. Charles Schmidt
    National Commander
    The American Legion

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