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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.
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Since 2003, actor Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band have performed for U.S. servicemembers and veterans across the country.
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Past National Commander Detweiler stresses the need for relationships among fellow veterans during opening sessions of sixth annual Road to Recovery.
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.
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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.
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.
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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Organization is conducting informal investigation of state veterans homes, VA community living centers.
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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.
Legion rep attends meeting where environmental hazards affecting U.S. servicemembers are discussed.
VA&R director attends briefing on disability benefits questionnaire designed to streamline claims process.
Legion rep meets with Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation personnel to discuss treatments for spinal cord injuries.
A mix of factual and incorrect information being circulated about disabled veterans’ benefits.
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American Legion delivers annual report on 32 VA medical facilities to members of Congress.
VA&R deputy director attends public meeting of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.
New regulation will make it easier for veterans to obtain VA health care and disability compensation for certain diseases associated with service in Southwest Asia, including Iraq or Afghanistan.
Legion officials meet with Arlington National Cemetery reps to discuss past problems, future solutions for nation's most revered veterans cemetery.
VA says it will continues to ensure and protect Servicemembers', Survivors' Life Insurance benefits administered by Prudential.