On Feb. 24, American Legion National Commander Dale Barnett expressed disappointment over recent reversals of disciplinary actions handed down to VA employees who were found to have abused their positions. "Our disappointment only grew after additional hearings established wrongdoing, and punishments were imposed, only to be overturned in the appeals process," Barnett said. "Veterans do not see this as accountability." The American Legion's 2016 Legislative Agenda at the joint session and is available for reading or download from the American Legion website.
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