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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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Two-day event focuses on current research programs related to health consequences of military service in the Persian Gulf.
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National commander calls on DoD to not implement any new out-of-pocket health-care costs for those using the insurance program.
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Legion expresses appreciation to representative from Minnesota for withdrawing proposal to cut VA spending and veterans health benefits.
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Report from combined effort of agencies give authoritative analysis of extent and nature of homelessness among veterans.
National commander says problems are more wide-spread than isolated, pledges Legion’s help in correcting the situation.
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National commander says while there is much to like about 2012 VA budget recommendations, other areas still fall short.
Approximately 42,000 veterans enrolled in health-care system will be asked to participate in telephone interviews.
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National commander: While sacrifices in spending must be made, they shouldn’t come at the expense of those who have already sacrificed.
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Strict new policies to ensure veteran safety led to investigation after a VA employee reported spots on trays and on surgical instrument.
Organization calls for swift congressional action on pending legislation that would eliminate the practice of concurrent receipt.
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New services will benefit caregivers of both veterans injured since 9/11 and veterans of all war eras already enrolled in VA.
Organization calls on TRICARE to reimburse policy holders suffering from traumatic brain injury for the cost of cognitive rehabilitation therapy.
Only 25 percent of female veterans use the VA health-care system. The American Legion wants to know why.
Veterans and their families may be entitled to unclaimed life insurance policy payments, dividend checks and refunds totalling $33 million.
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VA secretary provides national commander with progress report on several vital issues.
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Implementation of Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010, ongoing programs discussed.
The results of the online survey will help the Legion improve the delivery of women veterans’ benefits, programs and services.
Legion 'steadfastly' against freezing VA health-care spending and cutting veterans disability payments to help reduce federal spending.
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Phone line will answer questions, listen to concerns and directly link callers to the Caregiver Support Coordinator at their local VA medical center.
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.
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.
American Legion among hundreds of attendees at forum in Washington that highlights ‘best practices’ for VA’s 5-year plan to eradicate the problem.
Since 2003, actor Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band have performed for U.S. servicemembers and veterans across the country.
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.