Press Releases

4.09Legion to Congress: Hold VA accountable for preventable deaths
4.03American Legion National Commander reacts to Ft. Hood tragedy
3.26Legion to Congress: ‘Ease the burden’
3.17American Legion World Series to be broadcast on ESPNU
3.04Legion encouraged by 2015 VA budget proposal
2.27American Legion: Senate vote on veterans bill ‘inexcusable’
2.26Commander: keep Senate bill focused on vets
2.25American Legion rips latest round of Defense Cuts
2.24Study confirms air crews’ exposure to Agent Orange
2.21More than 2,500 veterans take Legion survey
2.21VA issues new ID cards
2.19Miller faults VBA ‘retaliatory’ tactics vs. Legion
2.19Legion Cmdr responds to syndicated columnist
2.13TBI/PTSD survey logs more than 1,600 participants
2.12COLA vote not quite enough
2.11Senate moves forward on COLA repeal
2.06Legion reaffirms support for oil pipeline Keystone XL project is a positive step for national security and economy alike, says national commander.
2.03American Legion launches TBI/PTSD survey
1.29Legion hoped for more from Obama’s address
1.24Legion strongly opposes threat to military commissaries
12.12Drop of proposed TRICARE fee increase lauded; COLA decrease opposed by Legion
12.04Cuts to Armed Forces Network, Stars & Stripes should be ‘off the table’ says American Legion National Commander
11.27‘Enough is Enough,’ American Legion National Commander rips latest proposal to close stateside commissaries
11.20Legion disappointed by further delay in military’s electronic health record
11.19American Legion fights TRICARE increases
11.15American Legion is “appalled” by conditions at Jackson VA facility
10.29American Legion National Commander remembers Ike Skelton
10.17Nine students to receive $20k Samsung American Legion Scholarships
10.17Commander thankful shutdown is halted
10.16The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation awards over $644,005 in grants
10.11Legion demands JPAC reforms
10.09Shutdown halts VA’s efforts to go paperless
10.09Legion commends vet-friendly colleges for suspending fees during shutdown
10.09Legion agrees with VA: ‘End this shutdown’
10.08Because of the continuing government shutdown, VA closes all public services at its regional offices
10.03American Legion leader to address press about government shutdown
10.02Congress is missing its chance to help America's veterans
9.30VA benefits in peril if government shuts down
9.30Legion: shutdown must not harm defense
9.17American Legion issues report on VA health care for women veterans
9.12American Legion releases report on TBI and PTSD
8.28Shinseki renews vow to break backlog
8.28Chairman of House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs vows to keep the pressure on VA to reduce claims backlog
8.28Vice president to Legion: Servicemembers, veterans owed a ‘sacred obligation’
8.26VA: Legion big reason for decrease in backlog
8.23Legion motorcycle ride raises more than $334,000 for children of fallen U.S. servicemembers
8.14Vice President Biden to address American Legion national convention in Houston
8.07Hearing seeks answers from VA
8.02American Legion convention to feature career events for veterans

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