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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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American Legion agrees with secretary’s decision, calls for speedy and thorough investigation into allegations of secret waiting list.
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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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VA facility alleged to maintain secret patient wait-list to be evaulated by Legion health-care experts during Phoenix visit.
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American Legion wants more proactive programs developed to address suicide risk among servicemembers, veterans.
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Legion attends meeting with VA in Washington that produces no explanation for hospital’s secret list.
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Report says at least 40 patients died while waiting for appointments at Phoenix VA medical center that was hiding information.
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Colorado veterans are still waiting for VA to complete a medical center it broke ground for in 2009.
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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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National commander testified that The American Legion will keep asking the hard questions about VA accountability and so should Congress.
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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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While the backlog was defeated, the hospital still faces challenges in recruiting enough nurses and physicians.
American Legion’s national commander says lack of accountability at Pittsburgh VA Medical Center ‘cannot continue.’
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Testimony addressed the issue of creating a joint lifetime medical record for VA and DoD.
Local veterans in Augusta, Ga., raise concerns and offer praise about VA health care.
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.
With only two days left, The American Legion is urging veterans with TBI and/or PTSD to participate in its online survey.
The American Legion supports the extension of VA benefits toward UC-123 veterans.
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New identification cards to be mailed to approximately 4 million enrollees in VA’s health-care system.
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The American Legion’s online TBI/PTSD survey runs through Feb. 28.
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Veterans can still take the online survey, which runs through the month of February.
The American Legion is briefed on the effectiveness of hyperbaric oxygen therapy on traumatic brain injury.
Legion voices backing of massive Senate bill that would expand VA medical treatment and services, bolster veteran employment and educational opportunities.
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Veterans who suffer from either condition are urged to participate in the Legion’s month-long online survey.
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Delayed diagnoses and treatments at VA hospitals and clinics are claiming the lives of patients.
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The city’s VA medical center has acted decisively to prevent future Legionella outbreaks, but needs to improve local and national communications.
Congress agrees that electronic information-sharing system remains 'the chief end goal' and can improve health-care services for veterans.
National commander says troops, military retirees and their families should not be targeted in new efforts to cut federal costs.
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The American Legion’s national commander wants VA to take immediate action to correct deplorable conditions at the Jackson VAMC.
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Pending Senate measures that are Legion-backed include one to expand eligibility for VA health care.
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