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VA under secretary for Health tells Legionnaires that more studies need completed before hyperbaric oxygen treatments are issued to treat TBI, PTS.
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PTS-TBI Ad Hoc Committee prepared to carry on its work.
System Worth Saving Task Force seeking input from veterans using VA heath-care system for focus of next round of visits.
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Organization’s PTS-TBI Committee, Veterans’ Policy Oversight Committee to meet in Washington, D.C.
Efforts by VA, fellow veterans needed to stop alarming number of suicides among veterans.
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Contract awarded after more than a decade of delays contributed to the near-tripling of the price tag; date for start of construction still not set.
Telephone support program comes on heels of successful pilot program showed significant reduction in stress for spouses of returning OEF, OIF veterans.
Campaign creating ways for veterans, their families to connect with the experience of other veterans.
Report states insufficient data makes it impossible to say whether emissions can cause long-term health effects.
Meals will be offered at Veterans Cantee Service cafeterias to homeless veterans attending their first VA medical appointment.
Focus for next six months will be delivery of Departments of Veterans Affairs health-care delivery to veterans in rural areas.
Make the Connection is VA's effort to work with the entertainment industry to encourage veterans to come forward to receive treatment for mental health.
Comprehensive draft report outlines how VA addresses the concerns of veterans who deployed during the Gulf War in 1990 and 1991.
Documentary highlights individual stories of recovery for severely wounded servicemembers and veterans.
Public service announcement challenges viewers to rethink pre-conceived notions about women veterans.
House Veterans' Affairs Committee cites ‘failures in leadership' at facility where repeated errors have occurred.
Resolution urges Congress to continue to fund the establishment and expansion of Veterans Treatment Courts.
Findings of 2011 VA medical center visits include challenges in the transition process for OEF/OIF veterans; report will be shared with president, VA, Congress.
Retired brigadier generals, women veterans advocates discuss PTS, military sexual trauma and readjusting to civilian life.
Walter Reed mental health expert briefs Legion's PTS-TBI Ad-Hoc Committee on where PTS efforts are falling short and what can be done to fix them.
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VA representatives will be on hand during national convention in Minneapolis to talk with veterans about the mental health treatment they've received.
Department of Veterans Affairs amending its regulations and policies concerning service guide dogs for veterans.
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Department updates Legion on numbers of returning veterans receiving health care.
Department of Veterans Affairs working on online applications; more than 1,100 applications already received since launch of benefits in May.
46 VA medical centers visited during 2011; information will be compiled and distributed to president, Congress, VA officials and Legionnaires.
Veterans dealing with post traumatic stress can turn to their smart phones for help in dealing with their symptoms.
Through The American Legion, veterans who have used the Veterans Crisis suicide-prevention line can help fellow veterans facing same issues.
War Related Injury and Illness Study Centers established to conduct research on veterans from any era or conflict.
New section will focus on key issues in veterans health care, as well as updates on the Legion's System Worth Saving program.