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Legion to set up veterans crisis center in Texas

Legion to set up veterans crisis center in Texas

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.

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Vets air health-care complaints in Fayetteville

Vets air health-care complaints in Fayetteville

A recent VA audit showed that nearly 8,100 patients have waited more than 30 days for appointments at the city's VA facility.

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Legion to conduct meeting, crisis center in North Carolina

Legion to conduct meeting, crisis center in North Carolina

The town hall meeting and crisis center will assist veterans and family members affected by delays in accessing VA health care.

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Legion thanks Congress for swift response

National commander urges caution about use of non-VA health-care providers beyond the delayed appointment crisis.

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Legion steps up during VA crisis

Legion steps up during VA crisis

More than 150 veterans get help during opening day of Legion's Crisis Command Center in Phoenix.

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VA still a hot issue in Phoenix

VA still a hot issue in Phoenix

Wait times, quality of care among issues shared with Legion during town hall meeting in Phoenix.

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Legion's concerns about VA wait times confirmed by audit

Legion's concerns about VA wait times confirmed by audit

Data released today confirms that the problems plaguing VA are widespread but fixable with proper leadership and appropriate resources.

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Legion setting up phone bank for VA questions

Legion setting up phone bank for VA questions

Legion will be available via phone to answer questions from Department of Veterans Affairs health-care users June 10-13.

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Legion supports Veterans Choice Act

Legion supports Veterans Choice Act

Legislation would give veterans more choice and flexibility in their health-care treatment under certain conditions.

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Legion to set up crisis center in Phoenix

Legion to set up crisis center in Phoenix

Center will assist veterans and family members affected by VA's waiting-list scandal.

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Statement from Acting VA Secretary Gibson

Acting Director Sloan Gibson's 1st priority: Get all veterans off waiting lists and into clinics.

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Legion on Shinseki resignation: ‘It is a beginning'

Legion on Shinseki resignation: ‘It is a beginning'

National Commander: Solution is to weed out the incompetence and corruption within the VHA and the VBA

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Legion calls for criminal investigations at VA

Legion calls for criminal investigations at VA

Phoenix report confirms dishonest scheduling procedures are ‘systemic.'

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VA Inspector General releases Phoenix report

VA Inspector General releases Phoenix report

Report: Delaying medical care to veterans and manipulating records to hide those delays is 'systemic throughout' VA.

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A message to veterans from the Secretary of Veterans Affairs

A message to veterans from the Secretary of Veterans Affairs

VA chief echoes Obama's vow to get to the bottom of allegations.

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Commander: Much more action needed to fix VA issues

Commander: Much more action needed to fix VA issues

National Commander Dellinger appaluds president for demanding accountability but questions why more action wasn't taken regarding Department of Veterans Affairs scandal.

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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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