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Legion submits testimony as House subcommittee explores ways to improve disability claims process, based on 2007 recommendations.
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Veterans, their families and families receiving Department of Veterans Affairs benefits get 3.6-percent increase in compensation.
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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.
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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.
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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.
Eighty-five percent say VA regional offices are inefficient and slow; 54 percent say they intend to appeal claims decisions.
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More than $430,000 in stipend payments will be sent out this month to 176 families.
Property donated in West Los Angeles on the promise it only be ysed for veterans now leased out for other purposes
War Related Injury and Illness Study Centers established to conduct research on veterans from any era or conflict.
Department of Veterans Affairs working on online applications; more than 1,100 applications already received since launch of benefits in May.
46 VA medical centers visited during 2011; information will be compiled and distributed to president, Congress, VA officials and Legionnaires.
Rocked by a series of sterilization scares, VA errs on the side of patient safety.
Timeliness of receiving mental health care, as well as transitioning of wounded servicemembers into VA medical system among issues discussed.