Week ending 9/12/14
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National commander: ‘We are hearing little about pervasiveness of corruption and incompetence.'
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Veterans get help, straight answers during Honolulu Veterans Crisis Command Center.
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Frustration turns to satisfaction for veterans who received one-on-one help with claims assistance, benefits, appointment scheduling and more.
The United States is at a crossroads with its space program after spending decades revering it as a source of national pride and achievement.
Legion National Commander Mike Helms speaks at New Hampshire rededication of 9/11 memorial.
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The American Legion's Consolidated Post Report shows an increase in VA claims assistance, volunteerism, donations and more.
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Senate measure would restore federally funded veterans job-search specialists who were cut in April.
Past department commander wears a Legion T-shirt and gets asked membership questions.
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During an American Legion town hall meeting, veterans express frustration in delays and communication gaps. But others note improvement in overall care.
The eighth annual conference will be held downtown Indianapolis Sept. 19-21.
Legion invites participation from local veterans who experienced delays in appointments and receiving benefits.
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Five American Legion posts will participate in the Loudoun County event Sept. 27 to honor and help the military community.
American Legion recommends that Congress pass a bill that would require VA to provide more specific information on the status of benefits claims and appeals in its online Monday Morning Workload Report.
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Read the 277 resolutions that passed during the Legion's 96th national convention in Charlotte, N.C.
In two days, more than 60 veterans have received help at the Legion’s Veterans Crisis Command Center.
National Commander: Legion always united in its support for our military, any missions that our servicemembers undertake to keep America safer.
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Wounded servicemembers and family members will receive a barbecue lunch and free admission to Six Flags San Antonio.
American Legion believes having an independent authority investigate Phoenix VA Health Care System will lend more credibility to the findings.
The step-by-step guide was presented during the national convention to help posts get started on creating a Centennial Celebration page.
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.
Experts from the industry will help VOSBs and SDVOSBs draft GSA Schedule proposals, Oct. 28-29, in the Legion's Washington office.
Mike Moss is the SAL's national commander for the 2014-2015 membership year.
American Legion national commander says the plan’s goals need a meaningful ‘measuring stick.'
Legion Department of Texas to host free hiring event on Sept. 24 for veterans, servicemembers and spouses.
The director of federal policy for American Association of State Colleges referred to in-state tuition benefits as a 'free lunch' for student veterans.
The new guidelines will help veterans who left the military with undiagnosed post-traumatic stress disorder.
Meeting set for Oct. 15 in Indianapolis.
Old address to be retired at end of year.