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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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A need to be part of the process

Legion staffer, PNC Conley attend briefing on VA pilot program for case management of claims.

VA announces homeless veterans hotline

New telephone line will provide emergency support, resources to homeless veterans.

Legion, Andrews AFB form relationship

Legion will provide service officers to the base three days a week, starting in June.

Healthy in an unhealthy market

While America has been suffering through an unprecedented crisis in housing loan defaults, the VA Home Loan Guaranty Program has remained in good shape.

Legion takes part in VA forum

Electronic claims processing, Post 9-11 GI Bill enrollment problems among issues discussed during quarterly meeting.

Military sexual trauma needs closer look

Legion written testimony for two House subcommittees offers that VA, DoD ‘are lagging' in efforts to address the issue.

Senate hears Legion testimony on 6 bills

The American Legion testified in Congress on May 19 on several pieces of pending legislation that would affect veterans if signed into law.

VA meets on disability compensation

On May 18, the Department of Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation received an update on Compensation and Pension activities.

Covering a lot of ground with VA

New presumptive Agent Orange conditions, PTSD stressors among the issues discussed during recent VSO forum.

Legion volunteers make a difference at VA

Practicing what they preach - helping to make a real difference in veterans' lives - Legionnaires logged nearly one million hours volunteering at VA facilities in 2009.

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