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Tune in to watch Washington Conference's big events

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Legion Family members unable to attend this year’s Washington Conference still will have the opportunity to watch live two of the conference’s biggest events.

Both the "Know Before You Go” briefing and the Commander’s Call will be live-streamed from Washington, D.C. The "Know Before You Go” legislative briefing prepares Legion Family members for their Feb. 27 visit to Capitol Hill to meet with their congressional representatives.

This year’s Commander’s Call is expected to feature members of the House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committees, Department of Veterans Affairs officials, the presentation of the Legion’s Distinguished Service Medal and remarks from National Commander Denise Rohan.

To watch the live stream of the “Know Before You Go” briefing, click here.

To watch the live stream of the Commander’s Call, click here.

Rohan’s testimony before a joint session of the House and Senate Committees on Veterans’ Affairs will be live-streamed via the Senate VA Committee website.

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