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.
While standard forms and electronic claims help VA reduce the claims backlog, veterans should not be denied the ability to file informal claims.
City’s VA medical center needs to improve communications with its patients, including a vexing phone system.
Opposition to reduced military retirement benefits to be voiced in Armed Services Committee hearing Tuesday.
Legion calls on VA to guarantee credit monitoring for veterans affected by the eBenefits data breach.
Department of Veterans Affairs will provide credit monitoring service to impacted veteran free of charge.
VA’s inadequate tracking system has left expired surgical implants and other devices on its supply shelves.
Legislation directs DoD to begin transferring electronic medical records to VA.
The Congress-approved budget bill may be bipartisan, but both parties are leaving America’s retired veterans in the lurch.
The substantial chasm between VA and American Legion statistics on the accuracy of claims processing came to light at a hearing on Capitol Hill.
While VA says its accuracy on benefits claims processing is about 90 percent, the Legion’s experience tells a different story.