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.
Joint VA/DoD web portal provides access to variety of military, veterans benefits resources.
Veterans disability claims being handled electronically at regional benefits processing offices.
The elimination will allow staff to focus on the compensation claims backlog.
The American Legion and Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont oppose the idea of linking cost-of-living allowance increases with the chained-Consumer Price Index.
Vermont senator says the Chained Consumer Price Index shouldn’t determine VA’s cost-of-living allowance for disability compensation and pensions.
Georgia is currently the only state to provide free nursing home care to veterans, but that’s coming to an end.
Department proposes adding five diagnosable illnesses secondary to service-connected TBI.
Going paperless is a “glimmer of hope” for reducing the claims backlog.
Connect with a service officer and navigate the VA claims process with The American Legion’s free app.
VA announces 20 millionth home-loan guarantee – a program first envisioned, and then drafted, by Past National Commander Harry Colmery.