In a report by the Associated Press, Five hundred officers and enlisted men of the American Expeditionary Force have taken the first action here toward the formation of association of veterans of the world war similar to the
G. A. R. A caucus was called to design the machinery for a national convention in America next year and the election of delegates to the convention from the forces now in France. Lieut. Col. Roosevelt is arranging for a caucus in the United States on April 12.
The proceedings at the meeting here were opened by Major Eric Wood, who said that the organization would eventually include all men who served either at home or abroad, Lieut. Col. Bennett Clark, son of Champ Clark, was elected Temporary Chairman. It is understood that the American organization will be affiliated with similar British and French bodies. (The New York Times, March 16, 1919).