Legion representative meets with congressional legislative assistants to discuss various facets of VA claims process.
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VA Inspector General's report finds issues with VA's ability to provide timely exams for potentially service-connected disabled veterans.
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Portal, to debut April 1, will allow veterans to check on the status of their claims, check payment history and collect information regarding benefits to which they may be entitled.
National Commander Hill feels confident passage of the health-care reform legislation won't have a negative impact on DoD, VA delivery, practices, but the Legion will make sure that continues to be the case.
Information about new VA programs, policies and plans.
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The Burn Pit takes a close look at the potential ramifications of Sunday night's passage of health-care reform.
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A ground up, tech-based rebuild is underway to end the backlog crisis.
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Legionnaires, support your country by encouraging citizens to cast their ballot in their local, state and federal elections.
A submarine commander's sons succeeded in locating the watery grave of their father and his crew.
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VA will publish a proposed regulation in the Federal Register establishing new presumptions of service connection for nine infectious diseases associated with military service.
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April 1 is the deadline for Legion departments to submit their nominations to National Headquarters.
On April 11, The American Legion National Oratorical Championship Contest will be streamed live via the Legion's Web site.
VA has launched its National Call Center for Homeless Veterans, a phone service that links homeless and at-risk veterans to appropriate VA and community-based resources.
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Legion representative takes part in conference call on hyperbaric oxygen treatment for traumatic brain injury.
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VA's claims backlog, the 2012 budget and the GI Bill among the issues discussed.
Legionnaires can support children and youth by raising funds to benefit their local Children's Miracle Network hospital.
Contractor walks away from bidding on next generation of Air Force tankers, taking away perhaps the best mission-capable candidate from the equation.
The Legion is being urged to support two bills that would rescue native people who fought with Americans in the Vietnam War.
Across the country, posts gear up to mark the 91st birthday of The American Legion.
The military is focusing its efforts on being greener with lights, aircraft, vehicles, ships and weapons, but is it for the right reasons?
Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that the phrase "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance is constitutional is "a great victory for common sense."
VA's Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE) characterized as "critically ineffective, understaffed, underfunded and marginalized" in Legion's March 11 testimony.
Legionnaires Dick Eldridge and Karl Koles get a special look at the new HBO series "The Pacific" at the White House with President Obama.
Legion, other VSOs meet to look at ways to improving VA's benefits system.
A look at key pieces of legislation and hearings moving through or being conducted in Congress.
April conference brings together more than 60 organizations that participate in VA Volunteer Service.
The Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts program will resume March 13 for the more than 136,000 spouses who already have established an account.
Through its multiple programs, the Army Family Covenant initiative is taking care of the families of the men and women in uniform.
As a member of the Veterans' Consortium Executive Board, the organization works with other VSOs and individuals to provide free legal representation to veterans.