In January, VA announced it would overhaul its information technology systems to improve the timeliness and robustness with which GI Bill claims are processed. The first phase began earlier this week.
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Each year, Holocaust victims are honored during the Days of Remembrance. This year's observance begins Sunday and ends next Sunday at the week's close.
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Agency is warning veterans to not give out their credit card numbers, other personal, financial information over the phone.
Legion attends VSO update on VA's claims business transition lab.
Contestants from Alabama, South Carolina and Vermont will compete today for the $18,000 first-place scholarship. The finals will be broadcast live at 10 a.m. at www.legion.org.
Tori Beth Black earns $18,000 scholarship with a first-place finish in 73rd National Oratorical Contest.
The American Legion National Oratorical Championship Contests started with 53 outstanding competitors and ended with another deserving champion, Tori Beth Black from Iva, S.C.
The American Legion/David Law Firm 76 Freedom Car finished 22nd at the Salem Speedway last Sunday and will race Friday at Texas Motor Speedway.
Victoria (Tori) Beth Black, winner of the 73rd National High School Oratorical Scholarship Program, discusses the days following up to the event and her exciting win.
Central Indiana youth come together to raise funds for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship fund.
VA secretary praises those who devote their time, effort toward helping America's veterans during NAC meeting.
In less than two days, more than 2,300 people have signed up as fans; goal of 10,000 quickly approaching.
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Legion representatives, other VSOs meet with Department of Veterans Affairs staffers to discuss potential solutions to the problem.
Legislation introduced that would recognize Past National Commander Harry Colmery for his contributions to the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944.
Past National Commander Butch Miller gives some insight into a growing American Legion program.
Post 129 in Jacksonville Beach signs Community Covenant with local mayors, veterans groups.
Eight new Veterans Business Outreach Centers funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration will join seven existing SBA centers.
American Legion Small Business Task Force member Anthony Jimenez is an example of America at its finest.
Economic Division climbs The Hill to voice concerns about unemployment among young veterans.
Senate passes legislation stating TRICARE meets minimum essential coverage standard for individual health insurance required by the recently enacted health-care reform law.
The United States seems to be edging closer to the International Criminal Court when our forces are engaged around the world.
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Major League Baseball donates $40,000 during luncheon with National Commander Clarence Hill in New New York.
Jerick Johnson briefly leads race, wins Hard Charger award after moving his car from 34th starting spot.
More than 3,200 have signed up in less than five days. Become a fan and help us hit the goal.
VA&R assistant director Ian de Planque interviewed about the Department of Veterans Affairs' claims backlog.
During last Friday's meeting with Major League Baseball officials, National Commander Hill accepted a $40,000 check for American Legion Baseball and praised MLB's ongoing support for veterans.
DoD office currently developing a Defense Sexual Assault Incident Database that it expects to be fully operational in one year.
Veterans Employment Act of 2010 ‘touches all the bases in addressing key challenges' faced by unemployed veterans.
The 2010 Legacy Run will leave Indianapolis on Aug. 22 and stop in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Minnesota and Wisconsin before ending in Milwaukee.
The American Legion's National Economic Commission is proud to announce that Allen Corporation of America has won the 2009 Employer of Older Workers award.