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The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to reinforce its mental-health clinicians and support staff with the addition of 1,900 new positions.
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12 regional offices to begin the deployment of claims transformation initiatives.
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Congressional subcommittee receives testimony from a past national commander of The American Legion.
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The American Legion is urging Congress to reject the proposed increase in TRICARE enrollment fees and pharmacy co-pays.
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68 new forms designed to improve processing time for disability compensation and pension claims.
National Commander Wong recently reminded the president of Legion’s opposition to fee increase proposal.
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More than 120 department service officers gathering in Washington for three-day school.
Richard Christian Jr., champion of Vietnam veterans in battle for Agent Orange and PTSD claims, dies after battle with cancer.
Legion submits testimony as House subcommittee explores ways to improve disability claims process, based on 2007 recommendations.
Veterans, their families and families receiving Department of Veterans Affairs benefits get 3.6-percent increase in compensation.
47 vessels added to list of Navy, Coast Guard ships whose crews may have been exposed to Agent Orange.
Veterans of the Persian Gulf War have an additional five years to file VA disability claims for undiagnosed illnesses.
Commander calls provision to neutralize out-of-pocket costs ‘a victory’ for those who use TRICARE.
Veterans may be able to increase their coverage by $25,000 with answering health questions.
Representatives from federal agencies and other groups met recently with American Legion national staff in Washington to discuss women veterans issues.
Cost of living adjustment for veterans receiving compensation for service-connected disabilities sent to White House for president's signature.
Cemetery had come under fire for alleged banning of religious speech in burial ceremonies.
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Legion officials disappointed with 'tepid' stance by congressional leaders against cost-cutting measures that could affect veterans.
American Legion leaders express to Congress that slashing DoD and veterans benefits will endanger America.
National Commander Fang Wong stresses that cuts to defense or military retirement benefits would be foolish, risky.
Deputy under secretary for Veterans Benefits Administration stepping down after 37 years with the department.
Servicemembers who suffered qualifying traumatic injuries will be impacted, regardless of location where injury occurred.
Expanded list of U.S. Navy ships exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War now available online.
Commander says higher premiums, annual fees for military retirees are ultimately a threat to national security.
Reducing military retirement benefits earned by our warriors is unconscionable.
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List should be available online the first week of August, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs.
American Legion pleased with overall program but concerned that VA has capped benefits at 40 hours per week.
VA secretary announces pilot program during women vets conference.
Department of Veterans Affairs performance records and reports now publicly accessible.
Department calling on women veterans to share their experiences using the VA health-care system.