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VA memo warned of ‘gaming strategies’

The memo was written four years ago, stating that "inappropriate scheduling practices" were being used.

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Positives, negatives aired during VA town hall meeting

Positives, negatives aired during VA town hall meeting

Dozens of veterans share their stories of the care they receive at the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center during an American Legion town hall meeting in Indiana.

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Legion on Petzel resignation: 'business as usual'

Legion: Petzel already scheduled to retire this year, so his resignation now really won’t make that much of a difference.

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Secretary fields the heat in hearing

Secretary fields the heat in hearing

Senate committee members probe VA chief for answers, national commander says recent reports were "final straw."

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Amid VA crisis, Miller asks Obama to act

Amid VA crisis, Miller asks Obama to act

House Committee on Veterans' Affairs chairman wants bipartisan commission on VA medical care access as new whistleblowers surface nationwide.

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Veterans share personal experiences at Phoenix VA

Veterans share personal experiences at Phoenix VA

Legion’s System Worth Saving town hall meeting reveals serious problems at the Phoenix VA facility.

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Dellinger to testify alongside Shinseki

Dellinger to testify alongside Shinseki

National Commander Dellinger, VA secretary among witnesses at Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs hearing.

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Dellinger focusing on VA accountability issue

Dellinger focusing on VA accountability issue

National commander will spend week attending Legion town hall meeting in Phoenix, testifying before Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

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It's not just Phoenix

It's not just Phoenix

The following list outlines specific VA issues nationally as well as at local VA Medical Centers and Regional Offices.

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SWS site visit to Michigan VA positive

SWS site visit to Michigan VA positive

Ann Arbor facility reveals successful improvements to Legion’s System Worth Saving Task Force team.

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Legion to conduct TBI-PTSD symposium

Legion to conduct TBI-PTSD symposium

June 24 event will bring together Legionnaires, those suffering from TBI/PTSD and key personnel from Departments of Veterans Affairs, Defense.

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VA’s long list of performance failures

VA’s long list of performance failures

The accumulation of preventable deaths, delayed health care and rewarding incompetent executives led to The American Legion’s call for the VA secretary’s resignation.

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Dellinger heads to Phoenix

Dellinger heads to Phoenix

The Legion's national commander will join members of the Legion's System Worth Saving Task Force at a town hall meeting.

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Dellinger calls for VA secretary, 2 others to step down

Dellinger calls for VA secretary, 2 others to step down

National Commander Daniel Dellinger calls for the resignation of Department of Veterans Secretary Eric Shinseki, Under Secretary of Health Robert Petzel and Under Secretary of Benefits Allison Hickey during today's press conference in Indianapolis.

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Commander disturbed over new VA allegations

Commander disturbed over new VA allegations

Another Phoenix doctor’s claim that evidence was destroyed to conceal secret waiting lists must be investigated and, if true, lead to severe consequences, Dellinger says.

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Phoenix VA staff placed on leave

Phoenix VA staff placed on leave

American Legion agrees with secretary’s decision, calls for speedy and thorough investigation into allegations of secret waiting list.

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Legion to conduct town hall meeting on Phoenix VA health care

Legion to conduct town hall meeting on Phoenix VA health care

VA facility alleged to maintain secret patient wait-list to be evaulated by Legion health-care experts during Phoenix visit.

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DoD's suicide report: A call for action

American Legion wants more proactive programs developed to address suicide risk among servicemembers, veterans.

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VA offers no answers on Phoenix allegations

VA offers no answers on Phoenix allegations

Legion attends meeting with VA in Washington that produces no explanation for hospital’s secret list.

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Legion: VA secret list ‘abhorrent’

Legion: VA secret list ‘abhorrent’

Report says at least 40 patients died while waiting for appointments at Phoenix VA medical center that was hiding information.

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Legion holds VA accountable for construction delays

Legion holds VA accountable for construction delays

Colorado veterans are still waiting for VA to complete a medical center it broke ground for in 2009.

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National commander meeting with president, VA secretary

National commander meeting with president, VA secretary

National Commander Daniel Dellinger will meet one on one with President Barack Obama and Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki on Friday.

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Legion to Congress: Hold VA accountable for preventable deaths

Legion to Congress: Hold VA accountable for preventable deaths

National commander testified that The American Legion will keep asking the hard questions about VA accountability and so should Congress.

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Boehner, others tout Legion-backed VA accountability bill

Boehner, others tout Legion-backed VA accountability bill

Legion's Legislative director among those at press conference promoting House, Senate bills to increase accountability at Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Augusta VA facility eliminates screening backlog

Augusta VA facility eliminates screening backlog

While the backlog was defeated, the hospital still faces challenges in recruiting enough nurses and physicians.

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Legionella outbreak caused by human error

Legionella outbreak caused by human error

American Legion’s national commander says lack of accountability at Pittsburgh VA Medical Center ‘cannot continue.’

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Legion submits testimony on VA’s 2015 budget

Testimony addressed the issue of creating a joint lifetime medical record for VA and DoD.

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Legion hears from vets about VA care

Legion hears from vets about VA care

Local veterans in Augusta, Ga., raise concerns and offer praise about VA health care.

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Legion encouraged by 2015 VA budget proposal

Legion encouraged by 2015 VA budget proposal

If the Department of Veterans Affairs fiscal 2015 budget is approved, it will be one of the few federal agencies in the era of sequestration to see an increase in funding.

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Legion TBI/PTSD survey ends Feb. 28

Legion TBI/PTSD survey ends Feb. 28

With only two days left, The American Legion is urging veterans with TBI and/or PTSD to participate in its online survey.

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