Upcoming speakers at 2011 National Convention

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During the next few days of the 2011 American Legion National Convention in Minneapolis, many distinguished guests will address those in attendance. The following is a list of the honorable speakers presenting at the Minneapolis Convention Center, Hall B:

Tuesday, Aug. 30 (all-times in CST)
9:15 a.m. – Lt. Gen. Jack Stultz, U.S. Army Reserve Command
9:30 a.m. – Auxiliary National President Carlene Ashworth
9:35 a.m. – Miss America Teresa Scanlan
9:55 a.m. – Chet Edwards, Distinguished Service Medal recipient
10:25 a.m. – Col. Greg Gadson, Patriot Award recipient
11:00 a.m. – President Barack Obama
1:10 p.m. – Ret. Maj. Gen. Kevin Bergner, USAA executive vice president and chief administrative officer
2:05 p.m. – National Commander Jimmie L. Foster, Report to Convention
2:25 p.m. – Mark Ochsenbein from the Office of Student Activities at Tennessee Tech University

Wednesday, Aug. 31 (all-times in CST)
9:15 a.m. – Holocaust survivor Nesse Godin
9:30 a.m. – U.S. Rep. of Minnesota Tim Walz
9:45 a.m. – Kevin M. Schmiegel, VP of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
10 a.m. – Eric K. Shinseki, secretary of Veterans Affairs
10:20 a.m. – Rep. Jeff Miller, House Veterans Affairs Committee chairman
12:05 p.m. – Video remarks from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
12:20 p.m. – Rep. Nancy Pelosi, House Democratic leader
1:15 p.m. – Walmart President and CEO Bill Simon
1:30 p.m. – Gerald V. Kapinos, Student Veterans of American program manager

Thursday, Sept. 1 (all-times in CST)
9:10 a.m. – U.S. Rep. of Minnesota Michele Bachman
Noon – Election of the 2011-2012 American Legion National Commander

About Gary Lanham

Authors the weekly article "News from the Hut", about local American Legion Post #142 in Hominy, OK. Read his weekly articles in the "Hominy News Progress".
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