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Eligible veterans can now choose between VA or private health care, if wait times are too long or distance is an issue, but that choice has limits.
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Now that retired Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooress has been released from jail, National Commander Helm is calling for immediate treatment of the veteran's post-traumatic stress disorder.
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Benefits event in Long Beach to continue helping veterans through Thursday.
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A town hall meeting and Veterans Outreach Center are planned in Long Beach, Calif.
VA likely won't award a contract to complete the facility until next year.
Brodeur family honored in Washington for its dedication and commitment as caregivers to their son Vincent Mannion-Brodeur, an Iraq veteran.
More than 390 veterans get help at the Legion's Veterans Outreach Center in Washington, D.C.
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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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 town hall meeting empowers veterans to speak up about their experiences with the DC VA Medical Center.
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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.
87 veterans visit Legion's Veterans Crisis Command Center in Medford, Ore., in another successful outreach effort.
Access, customer service and other issues with VA come up during Legion town hall meeting in White City.
Legionnaire organizers founded 'Salute to Military' to assist veterans with the benefits process and provide information about the VA.
Legion invites participation from local veterans who experienced delays in appointments and receiving benefits.
National commander: ‘We are hearing little about pervasiveness of corruption and incompetence.'
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Frustration turns to satisfaction for veterans who received one-on-one help with claims assistance, benefits, appointment scheduling and more.
Veterans get help, straight answers during Honolulu Veterans Crisis Command Center.
In two days, more than 60 veterans have received help at the Legion’s Veterans Crisis Command Center.
American Legion believes having an independent authority investigate Phoenix VA Health Care System will lend more credibility to the findings.
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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.
A town hall meeting and crisis center for veterans will be held at American Legion Post 439 in La Feria.
The new guidelines will help veterans who left the military with undiagnosed post-traumatic stress disorder.
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The three-day American Legion Veterans Crisis Command Center in Charlotte, N.C., assisted 238 veterans and family members.
During its national convention, The American Legion continues to help veterans with their health care and benefits.
Both veterans advocates praised for their leadership in Congress during Department of Veterans Affairs scandal.
New release from VA’s Office of Inspector General reveals that 93 facilities are now being studied for falsifying appointment records.
National commander: VA needs to do more than investigate itself on this matter.
The new VA secretary is guided by the words, ‘Choose the harder right instead of the easier wrong.’