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About one half of VA claims filed by veterans are informal, yet the department is no longer considering them.
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Local, state and national American Legion representatives, along with VA officials, vow to address problems for Los Angeles veterans.
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Flyer announcing town hall meeting retracted by American Legion National Headquarters.
American Legion, Department of Veterans Affairs team up to assist 237 veterans over three days in Philadelphia.
Nearly 100 seek help during the first two days of the Legion’s Veterans Benefits Center in Philadelphia.
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Legion's Steve Gonzalez submits written testimony to House of Representatives Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
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Veterans share personal issues but also express satisfication with VA during a Legion town hall meeting in Philadelphia.
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A March 16 town hall meeting for veterans will be followed by a three-day Veterans Benefits Center.
Soldier for Life's Lt. Col. Paula Smith: 'It is essential that we address and embrace the uniqueness of women veterans.'
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In front of dozens of Legion family members, Department of Veterans Affairs secretary addresses issue he claimed to serve in Special Forces.
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Legion briefed on recent Department of Defense directives calling for greater access to military installations for service organizations.
VA Secretary Bob McDonald stresses importance of relationship with the Legion during a visit with D.C. staff
The bill H.R. 216 would require long-range planning and budgeting strategies from VA.
The American Legion is currently reviewing the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission's comprehensive report.
Veterans Evaluation Services has been contracted by the Department of Veterans Affairs to perform Compensation & Pension exams.
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Legion doesn't believe veterans who don’t file standard VA claims should be barred from their benefits.
American Legion representatives helped veterans with benefits claims and more during the 21st annual Winterhaven Homeless Veterans Stand Down in Washington, D.C.
Blake Shelton, Dierks Bentley and Rascal Flatts among acts who will perform during four-day festival in Iowa.; Legion service officers will be on hand to assist veterans, their families.
Legion claims specialist tells House subcommittee that veterans who appeal their benefits claims often wait years for final decisions.
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Many of the 175 veterans who came looking for help at the Legion's Veterans Benefits Center in Bay Pines, Fla., left feeling much better about their situation – and some got some immediate relief.
Nearly 90 veterans come to first day of Legion's Veterans Benefits Center in Florida.
In addition to a bonus system already in place, VA's regional office in Philadelphia is adding food and cash to worker incentives.
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Dozens of veterans come to Post 273 in Madeira Beach, Fla., to praise, question Department of Veterans Affairs health care.
The American Legion will conduct a town hall meeting and operate a Veterans Benefits Center next week in the Tampa area for veterans and family members.
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The White House and Pentagon support military benefit cuts in an effort to curb growing costs amidst constant budget cuts.
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The department has a long way to go in regaining the trust of America's veterans, but at least the journey has begun.
American Legion national commander says one dismissal in Phoenix does not restore accountability, but it’s a start.