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Organization calling for Congress, White House to ensure all active-duty servicemembers receive full paychecks on time.
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Five-year plan will become 10-year plan beginning in October.
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Veterans may now take longer than the previous 120-day requirement to file an appeal with the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.
Organization’s Legislative Division director testifies before Senate Veterans Affairs Committee.
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Organization wants Congress to review Department of Labor’s Veterans Employment and Training Services’ program.
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The American Legion urges Congress to invest wisely in key infrastructure areas for VA’s fiscal 2012 budget.
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Accounts would allow military families to meet childcare, health-care expenses.
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House Veterans' Affairs Committee challenges senior executive, JPMorgan Chase employees to take personal responsibility for SCRA violations.
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Nearly 70 veterans from across America took part in a two-day “boot camp” at George Washington University in D.C. to learn about running for public office.
National Commander Foster calls reading on floor of House of Representatives ‘music to America’s ears.’
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Global war on Terrorism, deepening economic recession among many issues that faced Congress.
Rep. Jeff Miller, new chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, says an intensive scrutiny of VA is a top priority for his committee.
The Burn Pit takes a look at the election results in some key states and offers up some insight on a few of the candidates.
Supreme Court hears arguments from Albert Snyder and Fred Phelps, founder of the Westboro Baptist Church.
Congress may be receiving low approval ratings from the general voting population, but The American Legion says lawmakers have come through for veterans issues this year.
With changes expected in Congress following the upcoming elections, it is imperative to have a council in place by January.
Testifying before Congress, American Legion official Ian de Planque said VA must dramatically improve its training programs.
Foster to speak before joint session of House-Senate Veterans Affairs committees.
National Commander Jimmie Foster says that while time is running out in the 111th Congress, there is still plenty to accomplish.
National commander lays out key issues before joint session of House, Senate Veterans Affairs comittees.
Foster testifies during joint session of House, Senate Veterans' Affairs committees.
Legion official Jake Gadd attended a congressional hearing on legislation affecting homeless veterans, TBI and other service-related issues.
Legislative Commission reviewing convention resolutions, looking ahead to Legion Day.
Boehner reminds Legionnaires that America is still a nation at war with terrorists.
House Speaker says infrastructure overhaul can put veterans to work and strengthen America.
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During testimony, Legion calls for VA to improve its outreach efforts to thousands of veterans dealing with Gulf War effects.
Communication the key between National Legislative Council, commission members and national staff.
Severely Injured Veterans Benefit Improvement Act of 2009, Fair Access to Veterans Benefits Act among legislation covered.
The American Legion wants VA to recruit more staffers for its polytrauma centers.