EVENT: Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) will broadcast live via video streaming on its web site a talk by Rep. Tim Walz (D-1-MN)
TIME: 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 21.
URL TO RECEIVE THE TALK: http://www.livestream.com/
SUBJECT: Rep. Walz will talk about significant accomplishments made for service members and veterans in the past few years, how MOAA has played a critical role on Capitol Hill, and work that still needs to be accomplished.
The event is the annual dinner for MOAA’s council and chapter presidents who represent all 50 states. Also attending will be members of MOAA’s 36-member Board of Directors.
ABOUT MOAA: MOAA is the United States’ largest veterans’ organization for active duty, National Guard, Reserve, former, and retired military officers and their families. The association promotes a strong national defense by lobbying for equitable benefits for those who serve and have served their country in the military, including health care, pay, allowances, and family issues.
ABOUT REP. WALZ: U.S. Congressman Tim Walz is in his second term representing Minnesota’s First Congressional District. The District spans the southern part of Minnesota – from the South Dakota border in the west to the Wisconsin border in the east.
Walz serves on the House Agriculture, Transportation and Infrastructure and Veterans Affairs. He also is one of nine House Members to serve on the Congressional-Executive Commission on China and was the President of the Democratic Freshman Class.
Walz enlisted in the Army National Guard at age 17, and retired 24 years later as Command Sergeant Major. Walz is the highest ranking enlisted soldier ever to serve in Congress.