Joint House and Senate VSO Legislative Presentation

Date: 03.04.21

First Panel: The American Legion 

Second Panel: Multi-VSOs – Vietnam Veterans of America, Paralyzed Veterans of America, Jewish War Veterans, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Wounded Warriors Project, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

The meeting will be streamed on YouTube and Facebook 

Witness list: 

Panel 1


Mr. James “Bill” Oxford

National Commander

The American Legion


Accompanied by:

Mr. Vincent James Troiola,

Chairman of the Legislative Commission


Mr. Lawrence Montreuil

 National Legislative Director


Mr. Ralph Bozella

Chairman of the Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Commission


Mr. Mario Marquez

 Director of Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation


Mr. Daniel Seehafer

 Chairman of the Veterans Employment and Education Commission


Mr. Joe Sharpe

 Director of Veterans Employment and Education


Panel 2


Mr. John Rowan

National President/CEO

Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA)


Mr. David Zurfluh

 National President

Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA)



Mr. Jeffrey Sacks

 National Commander

Jewish War Veterans (JWV)


Mr. Ernie Rivera

National Commander

Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH)


Mr. Michael S. Linnington, LTG (ret), U.S. Army

Chief Executive Officer

Wounded Warrior Project (WWP)


Mr. Jeremy Butler


Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA)