The American Legion and Veterans
Peter Gaytan, executive director of the American Legion, talked about the legion’s “Washington Conference,” concerns over… read more
Peter Gaytan, executive director of the American Legion, talked about the legion’s “Washington Conference,” concerns over the veterans benefits claims backlog, and the impact of budget reductions on members of the military. He also spoke about American Legion membership numbers and how the organization was reaching out to younger veterans.
Video clips from March 26, 2014, were shown of House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) speaking on the House floor about the backlog of claims at the Veterans Administration and of Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaking on the Senate floor about protecting veterans during and future government shutdowns. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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