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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.
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Property donated in West Los Angeles on the promise it only be ysed for veterans now leased out for other purposes
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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.
Organization stands firm in its support of awarding benefits to Vietnam War Navy veterans suffering from health problems related to Agent Orange exposure.
Department of Veterans Affairs partnering with Easter Seals to develop training for Caregiver Program.
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Through The American Legion, veterans who have used the Veterans Crisis suicide-prevention line can help fellow veterans facing same issues.
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Department of Veterans Affairs implementing enhancements to existing services for veterans and their caregivers; application process will open May 9.
Recommendation made to correlate military retiree insurance premium increase with National Healthcare Expenditure Index.
As of May 1, anyone applying for Social Security, VA or other federal benefits will have to choose an electronic payment method.
Veterans dealing with post traumatic stress can now turn to their smart phones for help in dealing with their symptoms.
New York Legionnaire organizes burial service for 20 indigent, homeless veterans as part of Missing in American Project.
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‘It’s Your Call’ will feature a Veterans Crisis Line and seek help from Legionnaires in spreading the word about its 800 number.
Veterans Field Guide provides information on what services will be available or suspended during government shutdown.
Two-day event focuses on current research programs related to health consequences of military service in the Persian Gulf.
A new legislation calls for the receipt of both military retired pay and veterans’ disability compensation with respect to any service-connected disability.
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Revamped website, increased advertising, direct mail among ways department plans to reach out to veterans.
The VA has made it possible for caregivers of eligible veterans to start receiving benefits and support services as early as summer.
Congress sinks hopes that Vietnam Navy veterans will regain Agent Orange benefits.
Strict new policies to ensure veteran safety led to investigation after a VA employee reported spots on trays and on surgical instrument.
National commander: While sacrifices in spending must be made, they shouldn’t come at the expense of those who have already sacrificed.
Approximately 42,000 veterans enrolled in health-care system will be asked to participate in telephone interviews.
National commander says while there is much to like about 2012 VA budget recommendations, other areas still fall short.
National commander says problems are more wide-spread than isolated, pledges Legion’s help in correcting the situation.
Report from combined effort of agencies give authoritative analysis of extent and nature of homelessness among veterans.
Legion expresses appreciation to representative from Minnesota for withdrawing proposal to cut VA spending and veterans health benefits.
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