An American legion delegation visited the office of Congresswoman Jen Kiggans (R), Virginia 2nd District, on Feb. 28, 2023, in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the congressional visit was to review the 2023 American Legion legislative agenda with Kiggans. Her role on the Veterans Affairs Committee, as chairperson of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, plays a key role in ensuring any legislation passed actually gets implemented by VA.
In the photo (left to right) are Pam Elam-Lipscomb, president, Auxiliary Department of Virginia; Ethel Carson, Auxiliary; Frederic Kinkin, commander, American Legion Department of Virginia 2nd District; Congresswoman Kiggans; Brett Reistad, Past National Commander; Dan Dellinger, Past National Commander; Linden Dixon, National Executive Committee, Department of Virginia; Margaret Dellinger, Auxiliary; and Bill Aramony, legislative coordinator, Department of Virginia.
It is noteworthy to mention that Kiggans is a member of SSgt. Robert C. Melberg (U.S. Army) American Legion Post 110 of Virginia Beach, Va. (Photograph courtesy of Congresswoman Kiggans' office staff)