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Near-freezing temperatures can't keep veterans, their families from spending a special Christmas celebration with Mickey Mouse and friends.
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Quick, convenient and confidential online process for assessing risk of 'invisible wounds' outlined to Iraq, Afghanistan war veterans and their families.
Former undercover New Jersey State Trooper shares his PTS experiences, encourages peer counseling during Road to Recovery.
Past National Commander Detweiler stresses the need for relationships among fellow veterans during opening sessions of sixth annual Road to Recovery.
Since 2003, actor Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band have performed for U.S. servicemembers and veterans across the country.
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American Legion among hundreds of attendees at forum in Washington that highlights ‘best practices’ for VA’s 5-year plan to eradicate the problem.
Veterans face roadblocks to getting jobs with the government they defended.
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Two pilot initiatives aimed at speeding up claims process; Legionnaires asked for feedback on both programs.
Department of Veterans Affairs plans to spend nearly $1 million to customize an upscale office space and add an executive fitness center at facility.
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Legion requests permission to file amicus brief in support of Lucey v. Prudential Insurance Co. of America.
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Funds distributed to Vietnam veterans qualifying for compensation under recent presumption changes; Legion lobbied for and applauded the changes.
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The Millennium Cohort Study focuses on the long-term health-care consequences of deployment.
Legion rep attends meeting where environmental hazards affecting U.S. servicemembers are discussed.
Legionnaires and posts that are involved in suicide-prevention programs are urged to contact the Legion’s Washington office.
‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ will be devoted to homeless female veterans today. Check local listings in your area for time.
Organization provides feedback, suggestions for caregiver legislation implementation process.
Independence Way rehabilitation facility at VAMC in nation’s capitol will prepare severly disabled veterans for reintegration into society.
The American Legion is collecting cases of veterans whose third-party insurances were improperly billed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Organization is conducting informal investigation of state veterans homes, VA community living centers.
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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&R deputy director attends public meeting of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.
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.
American Legion delivers annual report on 32 VA medical facilities to members of Congress.
A mix of factual and incorrect information being circulated about disabled veterans’ benefits.
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Legion rep meets with Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation personnel to discuss treatments for spinal cord injuries.
VA&R director attends briefing on disability benefits questionnaire designed to streamline claims process.
Appearing before the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee, VA secretary defends decision to add three more illnesses to presumptive list.
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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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VA says it will continues to ensure and protect Servicemembers', Survivors' Life Insurance benefits administered by Prudential.
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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