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Panel focuses on women veterans issues

Panel focuses on women veterans issues

Retired brigadier generals, women veterans advocates discuss PTS, military sexual trauma and readjusting to civilian life.

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The War Within: Part I - Military Sexual Trauma

Military sexual trauma emerges as a major cause of PTS.

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The War Within: Part I – Always an advocate - Web Exclusive

The American Legion, since its founding in 1919, has helped veterans get help in overcoming the effects of combat-related mental illnesses.

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The War Within: Part I - When doing everything right isn’t enough

A Marine’s suicide shows that even the unlikeliest veteran can fall through the cracks.

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The War Within: Part I - Families Afflicted

A new generation of veterans confronts post-traumatic stress.

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Zero Hour

The United States faces a clear choice between entitlement reform or economic disaster.

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VA enrollment up for transitioning veterans

VA enrollment up for transitioning veterans

Department updates Legion on numbers of returning veterans receiving health care.

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Legion submits comments on service dogs

Legion submits comments on service dogs

Department of Veterans Affairs amending its regulations and policies concerning service guide dogs for veterans.

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VA seeking mental health stories

VA seeking mental health stories

VA representatives will be on hand during national convention in Minneapolis to talk with veterans about the mental health treatment they've received.

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Overcoming stigma and perceptions

Overcoming stigma and perceptions

Walter Reed mental health expert briefs Legion's PTS-TBI Ad-Hoc Committee on where PTS efforts are falling short and what can be done to fix them.

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Brown Water Bungle

How a paperwork error excluded hundreds of Vietnam Navy veterans from receiving Agent Orange benefits.

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Health Care Center debuts on website

Health Care Center debuts on website

New section will focus on key issues in veterans health care, as well as updates on the Legion's System Worth Saving program.

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Legion gets up-close look at WRIISC

Legion gets up-close look at WRIISC

War Related Injury and Illness Study Centers established to conduct research on veterans from any era or conflict.

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Legion gets update on caregiver program

Legion gets update on caregiver program

Department of Veterans Affairs working on online applications; more than 1,100 applications already received since launch of benefits in May.

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Legion wraps up 'System' site visits

Legion wraps up 'System' site visits

46 VA medical centers visited during 2011; information will be compiled and distributed to president, Congress, VA officials and Legionnaires.

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VA seeking personal crisis stories

VA seeking personal crisis stories

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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