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.


VA agrees to Houston cemetery settlement

Cemetery had come under fire for alleged banning of religious speech in burial ceremonies.

Legion concerned by potential VA cuts

Legion officials disappointed with 'tepid' stance by congressional leaders against cost-cutting measures that could affect veterans.

Legion opposes defense cut proposals

American Legion leaders express to Congress that slashing DoD and veterans benefits will endanger America.

Legion voices concerns over benefit cuts

National Commander Fang Wong stresses that cuts to defense or military retirement benefits would be foolish, risky.

Wong presents plaque to Walcoff

Deputy under secretary for Veterans Benefits Administration stepping down after 37 years with the department.

VA extending retroactive injury benefits

Servicemembers who suffered qualifying traumatic injuries will be impacted, regardless of location where injury occurred.

VA releases Brown Water ship list

Expanded list of U.S. Navy ships exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War now available online.

Legion fights TRICARE increases

Commander says higher premiums, annual fees for military retirees are ultimately a threat to national security.

A line in the sand over retirement pay

Reducing military retirement benefits earned by our warriors is unconscionable.

Brown Water ship list still to come from VA

List should be available online the first week of August, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs.