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Dellinger says ground must be regained on the claims backlog as elected leaders work toward a lasting solution to the funding crisis.
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National Commander Dan Dellinger implores Congress to end the government shutdown to ensure veterans benefits don’t disappear on Nov 1.
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About 30 organizations that help veterans and servicemembers, including The American Legion, sent a loud and clear message to Capitol Hill that the shutdown must end.
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National Commander Dellinger will discuss the shutdown’s ongoing negative effects on Oct. 15 at the Indiana War Memorial in Indianapolis
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President signs into law legislation restoring death benefits for fallen servicemembers.
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American Legion service officers are still offering claims assistance despite the partial government shutdown.
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Unless additional funding arrives before November first, current and prospective G.I. Bill students will lose benefits, says VA secretary.
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Department of Veterans Affairs halts all software development, including work on Veterans Benefits Management System.
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The VA secretary explained the dire effects on America’s veterans if the government shutdown continues.
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Several schools are protecting DoD-supported students during the government shutdown by suspending their tuition payments.
America’s veterans will continue to suffer as long as Congress and the White House refuse to act responsibly.
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Legion supports resolution introduced in House that would continue to fund death gratuity benefit, which isn’t being paid during federal government shutdown.
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