You served your country, and in the process you were injured. It could be a bad back. It could be loss of limb. Or maybe you're not sure if you're entitled to any government benefits. American Legion service officers file thousands of VA claims each year on behalf of America's veterans. And the Legion's Benefits Calculator can help you prepare to file a claim.


Legion-VA collaboration pays off for Windy City vets

Legion, Department of Veterans Affairs team up to make it easier for Chicago veterans to make progress on their claims appeals.

Legion to Congress: VA's automated solutions need further improvements

Legion testifies before House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity on GI Bill claims processing and the Veterans Employment Center.

National commander to VA: ‘Hold People Accountable’

National Commander Barnett: "We now expect VA to demonstrate that it is serious about holding its senior officials accountable when they put their own interests ahead of veterans."

National Commander: "Veterans have waited long enough."

House Committee on Veterans' Affairs applauded by Legion for issuing subpoenas requiring VA witnesses to appear after not showing up for hearing.

Legion on Hickey resignation: No joy, only optimism

National Commander Dale Barnett hopeful Secretary McDonald can make the cultural changes VA needs to better serve veterans.

Legion to VA: Hickey must go

National Commander Barnett: ‘If crimes occurred, culprits must be prosecuted’

McDonald: "We are working harder and smarter"

Department of Veterans Affairs secretary addresses national convention.

VA's Hickey: 'We're not perfect, but we're better'

Department of Veterans Affairs' Under Secretary for Benefits praises Legion for role in reducing disability claims backlog.

Promote Legion programs, benefits on military installations

A new Legion publication helps departments, districts and posts gain access to military installations to help servicemembers transition from military to civilian life.

VA secretary assesses challenges, progress

In an interview with The American Legion, Secretary McDonald discusses the department’s commitment to veterans, technology growth and budget issues.