American Legion Employment Forum in DC

An employment forum on Feb. 24 is scheduled in conjunction with The American Legion Washington Conference at the Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Avenue NW. Events include workshops on financial literacy and résumé building; a networking lunch; and a hiring fair sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes. Workshops will take place in the morning. A business networking lunch will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1…

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New Fisher House Dedicated in California

More than 400 veterans, families, community groups and VA employees attended a ribbon cutting ceremony Oct. 19 in celebration of the new Fisher House at VA Long Beach Healthcare System. The 14,000 square-foot Fisher House will house up to 16 families a night.  Fisher House Southern California Inc. was established four years ago to meet the funding requirements for a Fisher House at the Long Beach VA. The group is…

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National Commander Leads Veterans Walk

American Legion National Commander Charles E. Schmidt led members of the Department of California Legion family on a chilly, yet enthusiastic, second annual Walk for Veterans in Sacramento, Calif., Dec. 16.  The walk kicked off with a wreath laying ceremony at the California State Vietnam Veterans War Memorial, located on the grounds of the Capitol Park. Department leadership and Legion family members from across the state walked with the national…

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