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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.
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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.
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American Legion seeking veterans who had to re-enroll in VA after getting health-care treatment at another VA facility.
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Appearing before the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee, VA secretary defends decision to add three more illnesses to presumptive list.
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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.
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VA&R deputy director attends public meeting of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.
Michael Walcoff expects 190,000 more claims the first year after new Agent Orange regulations go into effect.
On Aug. 31, VA will officially expand the list of health problems that are presumed to be linked to Agent Orange and exposure to other herbicides.
VA secretary tells Legion his agency's massive backlog of undecided benefits claims is one of his top three priorities for 2011.
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Legion leaders tour facility that helps veterans on the road to permanent housing.
Chairman of House Committee on Veterans' Affairs tells Legion nation is ‘paying a horrible price' for treatment of Vietnam veterans.
New VA regulation adds three health conditions to the list of those presumed to have been caused by exposure to the toxic defoliant Agent Orange during the Vietnam War.
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Denise Williams, assistant director for health policy, attends Fourth National Conference on Women, Addiction and Recovery.
National staff on hand to address questions specifically concerning veterans issues, discuss Legion programs, membership.
D.C. office's executive director joins White House discussion of veterans affairs and employment issues
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Regional benefits office the site of pilot program that will initially focus on compensation benefits.
Legion welcomes new regulations but urges VA to allow private practitioners to diagnose, treat condition.
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VA&R, Public Relations staff collaborate on ways to enhance outreach efforts through radio, television PSAs.
Streamlined claims process published in Federal Register, go into effect Tuesday.
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Legion’s deputy director of the Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Division argues that PTSD veterans should be granted disability.
Director of the Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Division says more training, oversight needed at VA facilities to avoid St. Louis failures.
Legion deputy director delivers recommendations for enhanced suicide-prevention efforts for DoD, VA, during congressional subcommittee hearing.
Money to fund three new research projects that focus on testing or developing new treatments for illnesses affecting veterans who served in the Gulf War from 1990-1991.
House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs conducts hearing attended by VA&R Deputy Director Jacob Gadd
Program proposes alternate method of rating veterans with musculoskeletal conditions.
During recent meeting with Legion, the National Cemetery Administration reported that veterans comprise 71.5 percent of its workforce.