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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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Legion to assist veterans in crisis during Charlotte convention

The American Legion will hold a town hall meeting and set up a veterans crisis center during its 96th National Convention

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'I appreciate the Legion doing this'

'I appreciate the Legion doing this'

More than 80 veterans in two days visit the Legion's Veterans Crisis Command Center in Shinnston, W.Va.

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The two sides to VA

The two sides to VA

Veterans at Legion town hall meeting in Clarksburg, W.Va., say the the 'health-care' side of VA is world-class, but the 'administrative side' is anything but.

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Legion crisis center helps Baltimore vets

Legion crisis center helps Baltimore vets

Legion and VA staff helped 143 veterans file claims, enroll in the health-care system and more.

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Commander: VA reform bill ‘an important step’

Commander: VA reform bill ‘an important step’

Congressional leaders praised for reaching agreement and passing emergency legislation to speed up and improve delivery of VA health care for veterans.

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McDonald confirmed as VA secretary

McDonald confirmed as VA secretary

National Commander: 'Together, we can get VA back on track and restore trust among the patients it serves, as well as the public who expects nothing less than timely, high-quality care for our nation’s veterans.'

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Baltimore vets weigh in on VA health care

Baltimore vets weigh in on VA health care

While some complained, others praised the quality of staff and medical treatment.

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Legion to set up veterans crisis center in West Virginia

Legion to set up veterans crisis center in West Virginia

Legion will be on hand to assist in filing VA benefits claims, schedule health-care appointments.

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Legion: Compromise bill ‘critical component’ for VA improvement

Legion: Compromise bill ‘critical component’ for VA improvement

Measure will seek to correct longstanding systemic problems within the department.

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American Legion, AMVETS and CVA Joint Statement on $17.6 Billion VA Spending Request

American Legion, AMVETS and CVA Joint Statement on $17.6 Billion VA Spending Request

Statement: "Last-minute VA request for $17.6 billion dollars in additional spending only hampers an already difficult VA conference committee negotiating process."

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