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.
Eighty-five percent say VA regional offices are inefficient and slow; 54 percent say they intend to appeal claims decisions.
More than $430,000 in stipend payments will be sent out this month to 176 families.
Property donated in West Los Angeles on the promise it only be ysed for veterans now leased out for other purposes
War Related Injury and Illness Study Centers established to conduct research on veterans from any era or conflict.
Department of Veterans Affairs working on online applications; more than 1,100 applications already received since launch of benefits in May.
46 VA medical centers visited during 2011; information will be compiled and distributed to president, Congress, VA officials and Legionnaires.
Timeliness of receiving mental health care, as well as transitioning of wounded servicemembers into VA medical system among issues discussed.
Organization stands firm in its support of awarding benefits to Vietnam War Navy veterans suffering from health problems related to Agent Orange exposure.
Department of Veterans Affairs partnering with Easter Seals to develop training for Caregiver Program.
Through The American Legion, veterans who have used the Veterans Crisis suicide-prevention line can help fellow veterans facing same issues.