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Veteran Services: Benefits

Benefits

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.

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‘This is the way the process should be’

Veterans get help, straight answers during Honolulu Veterans Crisis Command Center.

Veterans have mixed feelings about south Texas VA

During an American Legion town hall meeting, veterans express frustration in delays and communication gaps. But others note improvement in overall care.

Town hall meeting, veterans crisis center set for Oregon

Legion invites participation from local veterans who experienced delays in appointments and receiving benefits.

Legion to Congress: VA needs to improve accuracy of disability claims

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.

Honolulu crisis center making a difference

In two days, more than 60 veterans have received help at the Legion’s Veterans Crisis Command Center.

Legion pushes for independent VA investigation

American Legion believes having an independent authority investigate Phoenix VA Health Care System will lend more credibility to the findings.

Access, outreach issues confront Hawaii veterans

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.

Legion to help Texas veterans in need

A town hall meeting and crisis center for veterans will be held at American Legion Post 439 in La Feria.

VA’s ‘Road to Victory’ needs ‘concrete accomplishments’

American Legion national commander says the plan’s goals need a meaningful ‘measuring stick.'

Legion crisis center leaves lasting impression in Charlotte

The three-day American Legion Veterans Crisis Command Center in Charlotte, N.C., assisted 238 veterans and family members.

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