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Soldier for Life's Lt. Col. Paula Smith: 'It is essential that we address and embrace the uniqueness of women veterans.'
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In front of dozens of Legion family members, Department of Veterans Affairs secretary addresses issue he claimed to serve in Special Forces.
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Legion briefed on recent Department of Defense directives calling for greater access to military installations for service organizations.
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Dr. Ronald Poropatich shared that treatment for TBI/PTSD is not a one size fits all.
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Employment opportunities, emotional and physical wellness topics in panel discussions during Legion's Employment and Empowerment Summit.
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VA Secretary Bob McDonald stresses importance of relationship with the Legion during a visit with D.C. staff
Veterans Evaluation Services has been contracted by the Department of Veterans Affairs to perform Compensation & Pension exams.
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Legion's Louis Celli tells House subcommitteee that outsourcing veterans’ health care would be far more costly and fail the special needs of many patients.
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American Legion representatives helped veterans with benefits claims and more during the 21st annual Winterhaven Homeless Veterans Stand Down in Washington, D.C.
Roscoe Butler shares Legion's perspective on Department of Veterans Affairs construction issues with House Committee on Veterans Affairs.
Many of the 175 veterans who came looking for help at the Legion's Veterans Benefits Center in Bay Pines, Fla., left feeling much better about their situation – and some got some immediate relief.
Nearly 90 veterans come to first day of Legion's Veterans Benefits Center in Florida.
In addition to a bonus system already in place, VA's regional office in Philadelphia is adding food and cash to worker incentives.
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Dozens of veterans come to Post 273 in Madeira Beach, Fla., to praise, question Department of Veterans Affairs health care.
The American Legion will conduct a town hall meeting and operate a Veterans Benefits Center next week in the Tampa area for veterans and family members.
VA does the right thing, but only after legal action halted construction on one of its new hospitals.
Jacob Sexton Military Suicide Prevention Act requires all members of the U.S. military to receive annual mental health assessments beginning in 2015.
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A breach-of-contract ruling against VA has brought the hospital project to a standstill
The department has a long way to go in regaining the trust of America's veterans, but at least the journey has begun.
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American Legion national commander says one dismissal in Phoenix does not restore accountability, but it’s a start.
The pending legislation would provide more resources for evaluating complementary and alternative medical treatments.
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Eligible veterans can now choose between VA or private health care, if wait times are too long or distance is an issue, but that choice has limits.
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Now that retired Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooress has been released from jail, National Commander Helm is calling for immediate treatment of the veteran's post-traumatic stress disorder.
Benefits event in Long Beach to continue helping veterans through Thursday.
A town hall meeting and Veterans Outreach Center are planned in Long Beach, Calif.