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SONS OF THE AMERICAN LEGION

DETACHMENT OF NEW YORK

Washington DC Conference

Gentlemen,

First let me start out and wish everyone a Happy New Year, now it is time to keep the sleeves rolled up and get to work.  The National American Legion Washington Conference will soon be upon us so please see the email below from National Sons of The Legion Legislative Commission Chairman William Kelly, in it are key dates and information we currently have for the conference.  Chairman Kelly has supplied contact information if you have any additional questions. Thank you for all the work you are doing for the Veterans and I hope I see you in Washington DC.

David W. Lee, National Sons of The American Legion

Legislative Commission Member


My Fellow Legislative Commission Men and Officers,

     We hope everyone had a happy and safe holiday season, Now we need to make sure we inform everyone of our members of the importance to either attend Washington Conference in person, or contact Congress and make The 2018 American Legion Legislative Agenda known to our National Legislators.  

     This year we have added a 2nd  bus for your expanding to 112 members who will be able to accompany our National Commander Danny Smith to presenting a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery, and presenting  your own wreath at The Korean War Memorial and the World War ll Memorial on SUNDAY FEBRUARY 25th 2018. Here is the information to attend The 2018 Washington Conference. Any further question the contact information is on the bottom of the wreath request. See you in D.C.

Washington Conference Information

 Sons of The American Legion National Legislative Commission

‚Äč The 2018 Washington Conference will be at the Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Avenue.   Washington Conference is February 24 – March 1.  

Participants should make their housing reservations at the Washington Hilton using the web-link or calling the telephone number listed below.  ALL guestrooms will be at the Washington Hilton.   Participants may reserve a room for Washington Conference:

1.      Please call 800-445-8667.   The group code for American Legion Annual Washington Conference is AML.

2.      The link for the 2018 American Legion Annual Washington Conference is:  https://aws.passkey.com/go/20 18annualwashingtonconference

 

Reservation Due Date is Saturday, January 27, 2018 (or until block is sold out)

Rates are as follows for either a King Bedded Room or a Double/Double Bedded Room:

$240.00 for single occupancy

$240.00 for double occupancy

$270.00 for triple occupancy

$290.00 for quad occupancy

Tax is 14.5% per room per night

 OTHER ACCOMMODATIONS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE AREA AT A LOWER COST. ALL Accommodations Are Your Own Responsibility.

There are alternative parking options with Spot Hero Parking where they guarantee your parking at a more economical rate.    A portion of the proceeds are donated back to The American Legion.     Kindly refer to the below website link.

Lastly, for the latest Washington Conference schedule, please visit https://www.legion.org/w ashingtonconference/schedule.   

 

Bridget A. Robinson, CMP

Director, National Convention & Meetings

The American Legion National Headquarters

700 North Pennsylvania Street

Indianapolis, IN 46204

Office  317.630.1292  ::  Mobile 317.250.8150 

Fax 317.630.1215 ::  Email bro binson@legion.org

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