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Mystery in Hot Springs

Veterans are baffled – and furious – as VA prepares to abandon a medical center that serves three states.

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I Am The American Legion - Bill Czmyr

"Veterans need a place to live."

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Legion: VA director’s overdue firing applauded

Legion: VA director’s overdue firing applauded

American Legion national commander says one dismissal in Phoenix does not restore accountability, but it’s a start.

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McDonald reports on VA reforms

McDonald reports on VA reforms

VA Secretary focuses on access and accountability at a recent briefing.

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Legion's outreach spreads throughout Los Angeles

Legion's outreach spreads throughout Los Angeles

At the Veterans Benefits Center in Inglewood, Calif., veterans and their families received help with PTSD claims, burial benefits and much more.

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Legion shifts gears in southern California outreach

Legion shifts gears in southern California outreach

  The Legion’s Veterans Benefits Center has moved from Long Beach to Inglewood in an effort to reach more area veterans.

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California vets air concerns at Legion town hall

California vets air concerns at Legion town hall

Benefits event in Long Beach to continue helping veterans through Thursday.

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Legion to connect with vets in Los Angeles area

Legion to connect with vets in Los Angeles area

A town hall meeting and Veterans Outreach Center are planned in Long Beach, Calif.

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'I am grateful for The American Legion'

'I am grateful for The American Legion'

More than 390 veterans get help at the Legion's Veterans Outreach Center in Washington, D.C.

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One-on-one advocacy for those who need it

One-on-one advocacy for those who need it

Nearly 200 veterans get help in the first two days of the Legion's Veterans Outreach Center in D.C.

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A better environment for veterans

A better environment for veterans

Legion Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Division Chairman Ralph Bozella reflects on the success of the Legion's Veterans Crisis Command Centers, the future of outreach centers.

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Legion, Loudoun County support local veterans

Legion, Loudoun County support local veterans

Legion posts and the Loudoun County government in northern Virginia honor and reach out to veterans at the “Salute to Military, Veterans and Families” event.

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Legion gives D.C. veterans a voice

Legion gives D.C. veterans a voice

Legion town hall meeting empowers veterans to speak up about their experiences with the DC VA Medical Center.

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Helm to McDonald: A strong VA is 'essential'

Helm to McDonald: A strong VA is 'essential'

American Legion National Commander Mike Helm spoke with the VA secretary on moving forward together to improve the timely delivery of health care to veterans.

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'They've given me hope'

'They've given me hope'

87 veterans visit Legion's Veterans Crisis Command Center in Medford, Ore., in another successful outreach effort.

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Legion provides much-needed venue for Oregon veterans

Legion provides much-needed venue for Oregon veterans

Access, customer service and other issues with VA come up during Legion town hall meeting in White City.

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Loudoun County, Legion reach out to local veterans

Legionnaire organizers founded 'Salute to Military' to assist veterans with the benefits process and provide information about the VA.

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Legion veterans outreach center set for D.C.

Legion veterans outreach center set for D.C.

Legion invites participation from local veterans who experienced delays in appointments and receiving benefits.

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‘This is the way the process should be’

‘This is the way the process should be’

Veterans get help, straight answers during Honolulu Veterans Crisis Command Center.

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Legion provides help to south Texas veterans

Legion provides help to south Texas veterans

Frustration turns to satisfaction for veterans who received one-on-one help with claims assistance, benefits, appointment scheduling and more.

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Veterans have mixed feelings about south Texas VA

Veterans have mixed feelings about south Texas VA

During an American Legion town hall meeting, veterans express frustration in delays and communication gaps. But others note improvement in overall care.

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Town hall meeting, veterans crisis center set for Oregon

Town hall meeting, veterans crisis center set for Oregon

Legion invites participation from local veterans who experienced delays in appointments and receiving benefits.

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Legion to Congress: VA needs to improve accuracy of disability claims

Legion to Congress: VA needs to improve accuracy of disability claims

American Legion recommends that Congress pass a bill that would require VA to provide more specific information on the status of benefits claims and appeals in its online Monday Morning Workload Report.

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Honolulu crisis center making a difference

Honolulu crisis center making a difference

In two days, more than 60 veterans have received help at the Legion’s Veterans Crisis Command Center.

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Legion pushes for independent VA investigation

Legion pushes for independent VA investigation

American Legion believes having an independent authority investigate Phoenix VA Health Care System will lend more credibility to the findings.

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Access, outreach issues confront Hawaii veterans

Access, outreach issues confront Hawaii veterans

During a Legion town hall meeting in Honolulu, veterans air some frustrations with being able to get to VA facilities, hear about VA services in their area.

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Legion to help Texas veterans in need

Legion to help Texas veterans in need

A town hall meeting and crisis center for veterans will be held at American Legion Post 439 in La Feria.

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VA’s ‘Road to Victory’ needs ‘concrete accomplishments’

VA’s ‘Road to Victory’ needs ‘concrete accomplishments’

American Legion national commander says the plan’s goals need a meaningful ‘measuring stick.'

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Legion crisis center leaves lasting impression in Charlotte

Legion crisis center leaves lasting impression in Charlotte

The three-day American Legion Veterans Crisis Command Center in Charlotte, N.C., assisted 238 veterans and family members.

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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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