American Legion invites veterans to share VA experiences at Washington, D.C. town hall meeting

Thursday, April 27, 2017 General News
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WASHINGTON, April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In light of recent reports about dangerous conditions and concerns

over patient safety at the Washington D.C. VA Medical Center, The American Legion invites all D.C. area veterans and their family members to a town hall meeting to discuss their VA care.

The meeting will be held

at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, inside of the auditorium at D.C.'s VA hospital, 50 Irving Street NW.

The town hall event is one of about a dozen that the Legion will conduct around the United States this year. The Legion hosts these events to hear feedback from veterans about the quality of health care they receive at their local VA facility.

Representatives from The American Legion National Headquarters Washington Office, American Legion Department of D.C., the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs as well as the District's congressional delegation will be in attendance.

Contacts:

Verna Jones Executive Director, The American Legion National Headquarters Washington Office(202) 263-5740 [email protected]

Johnathon ClinkscalesMedia Relations Specialist, The American Legion National Headquarters Washington Office(240) 515-8786 [email protected]

About The American Legion With a current membership of over 2 million wartime veterans, The American Legion was founded in 1919 on the four pillars of a strong national security, veterans affairs, Americanism, and youth programs. Legionnaires work for the betterment of their communities through more than 13,000 posts across the nation.

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SOURCE The American Legion



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