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Legion advocacy is VA’s best medicine

The Legion is dedicated to solving the problem and helping restore trust, two goals we believe can be attained.

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Legionnaires recognized for their commitment as caregivers

Legionnaires recognized for their commitment as caregivers

Brodeur family honored in Washington for its dedication and commitment as caregivers to their son Vincent Mannion-Brodeur, an Iraq veteran.

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'I am grateful for The American Legion'

'I am grateful for The American Legion'

More than 390 veterans get help at the Legion's Veterans Outreach Center in Washington, D.C.

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A better environment for veterans

A better environment for veterans

Legion Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Division Chairman Ralph Bozella reflects on the success of the Legion's Veterans Crisis Command Centers, the future of outreach centers.

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One-on-one advocacy for those who need it

One-on-one advocacy for those who need it

Nearly 200 veterans get help in the first two days of the Legion's Veterans Outreach Center in D.C.

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Legion gives D.C. veterans a voice

Legion gives D.C. veterans a voice

Legion town hall meeting empowers veterans to speak up about their experiences with the DC VA Medical Center.

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Helm to McDonald: A strong VA is 'essential'

Helm to McDonald: A strong VA is 'essential'

American Legion National Commander Mike Helm spoke with the VA secretary on moving forward together to improve the timely delivery of health care to veterans.

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'They've given me hope'

'They've given me hope'

87 veterans visit Legion's Veterans Crisis Command Center in Medford, Ore., in another successful outreach effort.

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Legion provides much-needed venue for Oregon veterans

Legion provides much-needed venue for Oregon veterans

Access, customer service and other issues with VA come up during Legion town hall meeting in White City.

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Loudoun County, Legion reach out to local veterans

Legionnaire organizers founded 'Salute to Military' to assist veterans with the benefits process and provide information about the VA.

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Legion veterans outreach center set for D.C.

Legion veterans outreach center set for D.C.

Legion invites participation from local veterans who experienced delays in appointments and receiving benefits.

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Helm slams lack of accountability at VA in letter to president

Helm slams lack of accountability at VA in letter to president

National commander: ‘We are hearing little about pervasiveness of corruption and incompetence.'

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Legion provides help to south Texas veterans

Legion provides help to south Texas veterans

Frustration turns to satisfaction for veterans who received one-on-one help with claims assistance, benefits, appointment scheduling and more.

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‘This is the way the process should be’

‘This is the way the process should be’

Veterans get help, straight answers during Honolulu Veterans Crisis Command Center.

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Honolulu crisis center making a difference

Honolulu crisis center making a difference

In two days, more than 60 veterans have received help at the Legion’s Veterans Crisis Command Center.

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Legion pushes for independent VA investigation

Legion pushes for independent VA investigation

American Legion believes having an independent authority investigate Phoenix VA Health Care System will lend more credibility to the findings.

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Access, outreach issues confront Hawaii veterans

Access, outreach issues confront Hawaii veterans

During a Legion town hall meeting in Honolulu, veterans air some frustrations with being able to get to VA facilities, hear about VA services in their area.

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Legion to help Texas veterans in need

Legion to help Texas veterans in need

A town hall meeting and crisis center for veterans will be held at American Legion Post 439 in La Feria.

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Legion welcomes overdue change to PTSD discharge guidelines

The new guidelines will help veterans who left the military with undiagnosed post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Legion crisis center leaves lasting impression in Charlotte

Legion crisis center leaves lasting impression in Charlotte

The three-day American Legion Veterans Crisis Command Center in Charlotte, N.C., assisted 238 veterans and family members.

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Legion reaches out to veterans in Charlotte

Legion reaches out to veterans in Charlotte

During its national convention, The American Legion continues to help veterans with their health care and benefits.

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Sanders, Miller receive Legion's Patriot Award

Sanders, Miller receive Legion's Patriot Award

Both veterans advocates praised for their leadership in Congress during Department of Veterans Affairs scandal.

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Commander calls for independent VA study

Commander calls for independent VA study

New release from VA’s Office of Inspector General reveals that 93 facilities are now being studied for falsifying appointment records.

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Legion statement on VA IG's Phoenix report

National commander: VA needs to do more than investigate itself on this matter.

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McDonald: 'This is a critical moment for VA’

McDonald: 'This is a critical moment for VA’

The new VA secretary is guided by the words, ‘Choose the harder right instead of the easier wrong.’

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Veterans air concerns about VA benefits process

Veterans air concerns about VA benefits process

Area veterans express frustration over local VA services and lack of respect shown toward them during Legion town hall meeting in Charlotte.

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Dellinger applauds Legionnaires for 'unparalleled' commitment

National commander said Legion needs to 'continue to seize the moment' in its dedication to veterans and their health-care needs.

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‘Change requires a burning platform’

‘Change requires a burning platform’

VA official says VA is figuratively on fire and that change is the ‘fire hose’ needed to put it out.

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VA faces ‘huge crisis of confidence’

VA faces ‘huge crisis of confidence’

The department’s interim under secretary for health speaks frankly to Legionnaires.

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The Fight for Life

Online chat, text services are VA’s latest outreach for veterans contemplating suicide.

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