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Millions in revenue unaccounted for at West Los Angeles VA

Legion, veterans and advocates attend VA townhall meeting, demanding transparency and accounting of funds at the VA West Los Angeles Medical Center.

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A night on Skid Row with LA's homeless veterans

A night on Skid Row with LA's homeless veterans

American Legion-led team delivers assistance, care packages and hope for veterans on the streets.

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Legion, Los Angeles officials talk ending homelessness

Legion, Los Angeles officials talk ending homelessness

National staff, Department of California Legionnaires meet with Los Angeles Councilman Joe Buscaino's office to discuss city's effort to end veterans homelessness.

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LA vets air array of concerns about VA care at Legion Town Hall Meeting

LA vets air array of concerns about VA care at Legion Town Hall Meeting

Local, state and national American Legion representatives, along with VA officials, vow to address problems for Los Angeles veterans.

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Legion to help homeless vets in Los Angeles

Legion to help homeless vets in Los Angeles

A team of Legion experts will help homeless veterans in Los Angeles get access to VA benefits.

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Legion to help restore mission of West LA campus

Legion to help restore mission of West LA campus

The American Legion testified to Congress that it will ensure the VA campus serves disabled and homeless veterans again.

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VA redeems itself in West LA

VA redeems itself in West LA

Property leased to private businesses will be used once again to serve veterans.

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Legion assists homeless veterans during stand down event

Legion assists homeless veterans during stand down event

American Legion representatives helped veterans with benefits claims and more during the 21st annual Winterhaven Homeless Veterans Stand Down in Washington, D.C.

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Veterans center saves lives, Baltimore Legion post

Veterans center saves lives, Baltimore Legion post

A Maryland vet center saves lives on a daily basis. But homeless veterans aren't the only ones finding a new life at the center. Chesapeake Post 127 moved to the center recently and has been thriving ever since.

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I Am The American Legion - Bill Czmyr

"Veterans need a place to live."

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ALR donation makes life-changing impact

ALR donation makes life-changing impact

Chapter 60 in Logansport, Ind., still involved with homeless veterans facility after donating $3,000 to sponsor an apartment there.

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U.S. Veterans Initiative opens transitional housing

U.S. Veterans Initiative opens transitional housing

United States Veterans Initiative vows to 'never leave a veteran behind' with new homeless facility in Washington, D.C.

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VA still 'marching forward' on homelessness goal

VA still 'marching forward' on homelessness goal

George Basher, chairman for VA's Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans, says ending veterans homelessness remains a top VA priority.

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‘Treasured items’ for vets in need

‘Treasured items’ for vets in need

Home Depot, The American Legion and Good360 team up to deliver personal care kits to Charlotte organization that helps homeless veterans.

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Homeless veterans numbers continue to decline

Homeless veterans numbers continue to decline

With the goal to end veterans homelessness by 2015, Homeless Veterans Roundtable panelists at national convention discuss successes to date.

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Betrayed

In West Los Angeles, VA is leasing property to private businesses as mentally disabled veterans languish in the streets.

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Help assemble care packages for homeless vets

During the national convention in Charlotte, N.C., the Legion and Good360 will have a booth set up to allow convention goers to help assemble care packages for homeless veterans.

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Battling homelessness at the local level

Battling homelessness at the local level

Legion Riders chapter raises $3,000 to sponsor an apartment in new long-term homeless veterans facility.

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Veteran homelessness declining

Veteran homelessness declining

Legion aids five-year campaign to end veteran homelessness, making progress despite challenges.

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Promise to end homelessness can be kept

Promise to end homelessness can be kept

The toughest fight lies ahead, but the five-year plan to end homelessness among veterans can still succeed, say advocates.

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Home Depot stepping up to end veterans homelessness

Home Depot stepping up to end veterans homelessness

Company’s foundation has pledged $80 million over five years to eradicate homelessness among the nation’s veterans.

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A well-deserved makeover

A well-deserved makeover

Legion family volunteers, Rebuilding Together and Sears team up to renovate homeless veterans center in Houston.

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Homeless vets roundtable set for convention

Homeless vets roundtable set for convention

Event aims to find further solutions to a homeless veterans problem that is improving but still in need of attention.

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The homeless veterans challenge remains

The homeless veterans challenge remains

An influx of new veterans as the services shrink could swell the number of homeless.

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Grants to help end veteran homelessness

Grants to help end veteran homelessness

VA has set aside $24 million in grants to help with homeless veteran housing rehabilitation and transportation needs.

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Bon Jovi fights veteran homelessness with mobile app

Bon Jovi fights veteran homelessness with mobile app

Famous rock musician and Boys State alum helped VA launch “Project REACH,” a mobile app challenge to end homelessness.

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Homeless stand down reaches out to Florida vets

Homeless stand down reaches out to Florida vets

The American Legion and its Department of Florida has significant presence at homeless veterans event.

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Legion hosts New Jersey homeless event

Legion hosts New Jersey homeless event

‘Housing Our Heroes’ brings veteran and community organizations together to discuss future of veteran homelessness.

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Confronting veteran homelessness

Confronting veteran homelessness

Homeless Veterans Roundtable will bring homeless veterans topic to forefront of Washington Conference.

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Boots on the ground for D.C.’s homeless vets

Boots on the ground for D.C.’s homeless vets

Washington office staff, Post 1 Legionnaires donate winter gear to homeless vets.

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