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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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Legion reaches out to veterans in Charlotte

Legion reaches out to veterans in Charlotte

During its national convention, The American Legion continues to help veterans with their health care and benefits.

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Sanders, Miller receive Legion's Patriot Award

Sanders, Miller receive Legion's Patriot Award

Both veterans advocates praised for their leadership in Congress during Department of Veterans Affairs scandal.

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McDonald: 'This is a critical moment for VA’

McDonald: 'This is a critical moment for VA’

The new VA secretary is guided by the words, ‘Choose the harder right instead of the easier wrong.’

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Veterans air concerns about VA benefits process

Veterans air concerns about VA benefits process

Area veterans express frustration over local VA services and lack of respect shown toward them during Legion town hall meeting in Charlotte.

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Dellinger applauds Legionnaires for 'unparalleled' commitment

National commander said Legion needs to 'continue to seize the moment' in its dedication to veterans and their health-care needs.

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Final appeals process for veterans' claims facing uncertainty

Final appeals process for veterans' claims facing uncertainty

A growing caseload and possible reduction in staffing could have an impact on the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.

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Legion to assist veterans in crisis during Charlotte convention

The American Legion will hold a town hall meeting and set up a veterans crisis center during its 96th National Convention

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Legion: Rural veterans need health care in Hot Springs, S.D.

Legion: Rural veterans need health care in Hot Springs, S.D.

Department of South Dakota commander testifies at a congressional field hearing on necessity of keeping VA care in area.

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President signs VA reform bill

President signs VA reform bill

National commander joins ceremony that will provide emergency funds for veterans trying to get medical appointments.

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'I appreciate the Legion doing this'

'I appreciate the Legion doing this'

More than 80 veterans in two days visit the Legion's Veterans Crisis Command Center in Shinnston, W.Va.

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The two sides to VA

The two sides to VA

Veterans at Legion town hall meeting in Clarksburg, W.Va., say the the 'health-care' side of VA is world-class, but the 'administrative side' is anything but.

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