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.
Legion supports resolution introduced in House that would continue to fund death gratuity benefit, which isn’t being paid during federal government shutdown.
Because of the continuing government shutdown, VA closes all public services at its regional offices.
The U.S. House has adopted a resolution that would continue funding of VA benefit payments despite a budget default.
Honoring Our Promise to America’s Veterans Act, which would have provided funding to Veterans Benefits Administration, fails to pass House Tuesday.
Many Department of Veterans Affairs’ services will remain available through the federal government shutdown; stopped immediately.
VA warns that funding for veterans benefits will run out by late October if the federal government shuts down.
Congress checked in with The American Legion and other VSOs to see how VA’s fully developed claims program is coming along.
Chairman of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee says VA doing ‘good job’ despite criticism.
VA secretary tells Legionnaires that all claims undecided a year or longer will be processed by end of the year, targets 2015 for full elimination.
VA has gained another strong partner in its efforts to generate more fully developed claims for veterans’ disabilities.