Legion's national commander expected to cover wide range of issues while speaking before joint session of the House, Senate Veterans Affairs committees.
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After a decades-long campaign by The American Legion, Senate clears legislation that will grant state veterans home care privileges to all Gold Star parents.
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IRS to conduct a special nationwide open house Saturday to help taxpayers - especially veterans and people with disabilities - solve tax problems and respond to IRS notices.
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National Commander Jimmie Foster says that while time is running out in the 111th Congress, there is still plenty to accomplish.
The American Legion reaffirmed its stance against putting a casino next to the Gettysburg battlegrounds at a Sept. 21 press conference.
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The American Legion National Americanism Conference gets under way Sept. 24 in Indianapolis.
National commander lays out key issues before joint session of House, Senate Veterans Affairs comittees.
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American Legion seeking veterans who had to re-enroll in VA after getting health-care treatment at another VA facility.
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Appearing before the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee, VA secretary defends decision to add three more illnesses to presumptive list.
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VA&R director attends briefing on disability benefits questionnaire designed to streamline claims process.
The American Legion fears veterans may be shortchanged in otherwise laudable small business financing bill.
Easily surpassing the goal of $450,000, this year's Run brings in more than $634,000 for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund.
Legion rep meets with Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation personnel to discuss treatments for spinal cord injuries.
Foster calls for Congress to pass GI Bill improvements before recessing.
Foster testifies during joint session of House, Senate Veterans' Affairs committees.
Annual Indiana-based event honoring military families looks to continue growing now with 501c3 nonprofit designation.
NRD’s new state widget provides easy, customizable access to state-specific military benefits and resources
Department of Michigan Legionnaires will team with national staff during three-day membership push this week.
A mix of factual and incorrect information being circulated about disabled veterans’ benefits.
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American Legion delivers annual report on 32 VA medical facilities to members of Congress.
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VA&R deputy director attends public meeting of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.
New regulation will make it easier for veterans to obtain VA health care and disability compensation for certain diseases associated with service in Southwest Asia, including Iraq or Afghanistan.
Dan Dellinger, former Economic Commission chairman, will join the Interagency Task Force on Federal Contracting Opportunities for Small Businesses.
Legion official Jake Gadd attended a congressional hearing on legislation affecting homeless veterans, TBI and other service-related issues.
The Legion explained to a congressional subcommittee the shortcomings of federal contractors in their obligation to recruit and hire veterans.
Detroit revitalization/outreach effort brings in new, renewed members while providing VA claims help for 22 area veterans.
The Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS) agency, a federal entity, will launch a 14-state pilot program aimed to help veterans find meaningful employment after separating from the service.
Legion officials meet with Arlington National Cemetery reps to discuss past problems, future solutions for nation's most revered veterans cemetery.
The National Exchange Club Foundation is protecting children from abuse and neglect with its $25,000 grant from The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation.
From people lining the overpasses of Iowa to an amazing reception in Albert Lea, Minn., Tuesday was truly a special day for the 2010 Legacy Run and its participants.