Marine corporal Isaiah Schaffer returned from Iraq in 2005 with PTSD so bad he wouldn't leave his apartment. A service dog named Meghan changed his life.
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Female veterans, rural patients and caregiver families are pinpointed for relief in legislation guided by the Legion's priority list.
Jerick Johnson will drive in Friday's ARCA 250 at Talladega Superspeedway.
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Legion representative says work-credit system can be blamed for slow processing of financial-assistance applications.
Contractor walks away from bidding on next generation of Air Force tankers, taking away perhaps the best mission-capable candidate from the equation.
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Legionnaires can support children and youth by raising funds to benefit their local Children's Miracle Network hospital.
VA's claims backlog, the 2012 budget and the GI Bill among the issues discussed.
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Legion representative takes part in conference call on hyperbaric oxygen treatment for traumatic brain injury.
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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.
On April 11, The American Legion National Oratorical Championship Contest will be streamed live via the Legion's Web site.
April 1 is the deadline for Legion departments to submit their nominations to National Headquarters.
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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A submarine commander's sons succeeded in locating the watery grave of their father and his crew.
Legionnaires, support your country by encouraging citizens to cast their ballot in their local, state and federal elections.
A ground up, tech-based rebuild is underway to end the backlog crisis.
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The Burn Pit takes a close look at the potential ramifications of Sunday night's passage of health-care reform.
Information about new VA programs, policies and plans.
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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.
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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.
VA Inspector General's report finds issues with VA's ability to provide timely exams for potentially service-connected disabled veterans.
Legion representative meets with congressional legislative assistants to discuss various facets of VA claims process.
RecruitMilitary will host a veterans career fair and opportunity expo Thursday at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Operation Comfort Warriors garners most online votes to nab $250,000 grant.
Volunteering opportunities for the entire Legion family explored during recent meeting.
Coaches can pick up a copy of the updated American Legion Baseball Rule Book from their department baseball chairman.
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Girls playing the national pastime is controversial for many, but not for American Legion Baseball.
Legion's executive director of the Washington office will talk about how the new legislation will affect DoD, VA health care on "FOX and Friends" Wednesday morning.
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Legion rep meets with other VSOs to discuss ways to improve outreach and ascess to VA benefits for disabled veterans.
Legion Executive Director Peter Gaytan allays some of the fears surrounding health-care reform and how it affects VA, DoD. Visit our forums and give us your thoughts.
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Legion reps testify before House Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies.