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American Legion past national commander appointed to Louisiana Veterans’ Affairs Commission by Gov. Bobby Jindal.
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Committee focuses on the overuse and misuse of medications, and the need to implement complementary and alternative therapies.
Department of Veterans Affairs announces initiative to expedite compensation claims decisions for veterans who have waited one year or longer.
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If the president’s forthcoming budget proposal includes TRICARE increases, the Legion wants Congress to reject it.
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Legion wants to hear from Legionnaires about specifics of their VA benefit claims in order to paint a clearer picture of the growing backlog.
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North Carolina Legionnaire Mike Dorman cited for company he founded, runs that assists veterans with mental, physical disabilities.
American Legion opposes the prioritization of some disabled wartime veterans over others when seeking their VA benefits.
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As the number of undecided claims continues to grow, The American Legion calls for greater attention to accuracy and employing more veterans as claims processors.
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VA is counting on The American Legion and other VSOs to help reduce its backlog of disability claims.
Eric Shinseki taken to task by TIME Magazine columnist Joe Klein. The Legion responds in defense of VA chief.
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