First Female American Legion National Commander to Address the South Carolina Legislature

--()--The American Legion:

WHO:

     

Denise H. Rohan, National Commander of the two million member American Legion

 

WHAT:

National Commander Rohan, of Verona, Wisc., will address a joint session of the South Carolina Legislature to highlight issues of importance to military veterans and their families. She will also present awards on behalf of The American Legion Department of South Carolina to Sen. Ken Williams of Marion and Rep. Michael Pitts of Laurens, as the outstanding legislators of the year for 2018. The American Legion is the nation’s largest veterans service organization. National Commander Rohan is a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War era. She was elected national commander of the nation’s largest veterans organization on Aug. 24, 2017, the first woman to serve in The American Legion’s highest office.

 

WHEN:

Tuesday, March 6 at 12 noon.

 

WHERE:

South Carolina State Capitol, 1100 Gervais St., Columbia, SC 29201

 

WHY:

The American Legion is the nation’s leading advocate for a strong national defense and fair benefits for military members, veterans and their families. Moreover, The American Legion strongly believes that America has an obligation to serve its veterans as well as veterans have served America. National Commander Rohan will also recognize the outstanding contributions that South Carolina has made in keeping this nation safe and free. She would also like to thank state legislators for their work toward improving the quality of life for Palmetto state veterans. For more about The American Legion, visit www.legion.org.

Contacts

The American Legion National Headquarters
John Raughter, 317-441-8847
jraughter@legion.org

Contacts

The American Legion National Headquarters
John Raughter, 317-441-8847
jraughter@legion.org