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Veteran Services: 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.


North Carolina veterans benefits centers changing lives by the thousands

In three days, the Department of North Carolina's Veterans Benefits Action Center delivered nearly $600,000 in retroactive, overdue VA benefits.

Legion: Past time for VA to regain trust

National Commander Helm responds to Department of Veterans Inspector General report substantiating gross mismanagement, negligence and misconduct at Philly Regional Office.

Millions in revenue unaccounted for at West Los Angeles VA

Legion, veterans and advocates attend VA townhall meeting, demanding transparency and accounting of funds at the VA West Los Angeles Medical Center.

VA to conduct Los Angeles town hall meeting

Department of Veterans Affairs officials will hear concerns raised by veterans at recent Legion-sponsored town hall.

'The best thing since iced tea'

Day 1 of North Carolina's Veterans Benefits Action Center brings life-changing help to several veterans.

North Carolina taking VA help to veterans

The American Legion Department of North Carolina will conduct a Veterans Benefits Action Center in Asheville, April 8-10.

A night on Skid Row with LA's homeless veterans

American Legion-led team delivers assistance, care packages and hope for veterans on the streets.

Legion: VA must ‘hold true to its mission’

About one half of VA claims filed by veterans are informal, yet the department is no longer considering them.

LA vets air array of concerns about VA care at Legion Town Hall Meeting

Local, state and national American Legion representatives, along with VA officials, vow to address problems for Los Angeles veterans.

Correction: L.A. regional office wrongly named for claims problems

Flyer announcing town hall meeting retracted by American Legion National Headquarters.