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Legion will be on hand to assist in filing VA benefits claims, schedule health-care appointments.
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Measure will seek to correct longstanding systemic problems within the department.
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Statement: "Last-minute VA request for $17.6 billion dollars in additional spending only hampers an already difficult VA conference committee negotiating process."
More than 2,000 veterans have come to Legion crisis centers in the past six weeks; the Legion's Verna Jones shared some of their stories before the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
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The American Legion Department of Arizona is conducting a veterans command center July 24 in Mesa to reach out to veterans in need.
The Legion will hold a town hall meeting July 28 and crisis center July 29-Aug.1 to assist veterans and family members affected by delays in accessing VA health care.
American Legion Veterans Crisis Command Centers in St. Louis, Fort Collins, Colo., put nearly 300 veterans together with Legion, VA reps.
Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs Sloan Gibson outlined serious problems regarding access to health care to Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
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More than 40 veterans seek help at the Legion's Veterans Crisis Command Center in Fort Collins, Colo.
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The Legion's Veterans Crisis Command Center in St. Louis assisted veterans with unresolved claims and appeals.
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Veterans discussed appointment delays and lack of VA leadership during the Legion's Systmen Worth Saving meeting in St. Louis.
Many veterans express frustration with the Veterans Benefits Administration during Legion town hall meeting in Ft. Collins, Colo.
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Legion testifies before House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs on finding a solution to the high rate of veterans suicide.
Legion will be in St. Louis July 14-18 to conduct town hall meeting, set up crisis center to assist veterans and family members affected by delays in accessing VA health care.
74 veterans receive retroactive VA benefits totalling more than $460,000; others receive help with medical appointments, bereavement counseling and other services.
The Legion will be in Fort Collins July 14-18 to hold a town hall meeting and crisis center to assist veterans and family members affected by delays in accessing VA health care.
President Obama has nominated West Point grad, former P&G head Bob McDonald to take over Department of Veterans Affairs.
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President to nominate West Point grad, former head of P&G to take over Department of Veterans Affairs.
Results of the Legion's survey on traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder are shared during the first annual PTSD-TBI symposium.
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The American Legion, VA and others brought needed relief to veterans and their family members in Fayetteville, N.C.
Acting Department of Veterans Affairs secretary orders comprehensive review of all aspects of the Office of Medical Inspector’s operation.
The event will highlight results of The American Legion's survey on veterans who suffer from the conditions.
The Legion will hold a town hall meeting and crisis center to assist veterans and family members affected by delays in accessing VA health care.
A recent VA audit showed that nearly 8,100 patients have waited more than 30 days for appointments at the city's VA facility.
The town hall meeting and crisis center will assist veterans and family members affected by delays in accessing VA health care.
National commander urges caution about use of non-VA health-care providers beyond the delayed appointment crisis.
More than 150 veterans get help during opening day of Legion's Crisis Command Center in Phoenix.
Wait times, quality of care among issues shared with Legion during town hall meeting in Phoenix.
Data released today confirms that the problems plaguing VA are widespread but fixable with proper leadership and appropriate resources.
Legion will be available via phone to answer questions from Department of Veterans Affairs health-care users June 10-13.