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Strict new policies to ensure veteran safety led to investigation after a VA employee reported spots on trays and on surgical instrument.
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Organization calls on TRICARE to reimburse policy holders suffering from traumatic brain injury for the cost of cognitive rehabilitation therapy.
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Only 25 percent of female veterans use the VA health-care system. The American Legion wants to know why.
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Veterans and their families may be entitled to unclaimed life insurance policy payments, dividend checks and refunds totalling $33 million.
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VA secretary provides national commander with progress report on several vital issues.
Implementation of Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010, ongoing programs discussed.
The results of the online survey will help the Legion improve the delivery of women veterans’ benefits, programs and services.
Legion 'steadfastly' against freezing VA health-care spending and cutting veterans disability payments to help reduce federal spending.
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Phone line will answer questions, listen to concerns and directly link callers to the Caregiver Support Coordinator at their local VA medical center.
Former undercover New Jersey State Trooper shares his PTS experiences, encourages peer counseling during Road to Recovery.
Quick, convenient and confidential online process for assessing risk of 'invisible wounds' outlined to Iraq, Afghanistan war veterans and their families.
Near-freezing temperatures can't keep veterans, their families from spending a special Christmas celebration with Mickey Mouse and friends.
Road to Recovery draws to a close with call to action for attendees to help define public attitudes toward veteran.
Veterans Health Administration's chief of staff asks participants at Road to Recovery to reach out to VA.
During the Road to Recovery Conference, veterans met with other veterans and were able to communicate in ways they hadn't been able to before.
The Legion’s Regional Office Action Review team will use survey findings to help veterans and VA Regional Offices battle the backlog across the country.
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Specialists log 73 percent success rate in front of Board of Veterans Appeals in 2010.
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American Legion among hundreds of attendees at forum in Washington that highlights ‘best practices’ for VA’s 5-year plan to eradicate the problem.
Since 2003, actor Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band have performed for U.S. servicemembers and veterans across the country.
Past National Commander Detweiler stresses the need for relationships among fellow veterans during opening sessions of sixth annual Road to Recovery.
Funds distributed to Vietnam veterans qualifying for compensation under recent presumption changes; Legion lobbied for and applauded the changes.
Legion requests permission to file amicus brief in support of Lucey v. Prudential Insurance Co. of America.
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Department of Veterans Affairs plans to spend nearly $1 million to customize an upscale office space and add an executive fitness center at facility.
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Two pilot initiatives aimed at speeding up claims process; Legionnaires asked for feedback on both programs.
Organization is conducting informal investigation of state veterans homes, VA community living centers.
The American Legion is collecting cases of veterans whose third-party insurances were improperly billed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Independence Way rehabilitation facility at VAMC in nation’s capitol will prepare severly disabled veterans for reintegration into society.
‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ will be devoted to homeless female veterans today. Check local listings in your area for time.
Organization provides feedback, suggestions for caregiver legislation implementation process.
Legionnaires and posts that are involved in suicide-prevention programs are urged to contact the Legion’s Washington office.