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.
Streamlined claims process published in Federal Register, go into effect Tuesday.
VA&R, Public Relations staff collaborate on ways to enhance outreach efforts through radio, television PSAs.
Legion welcomes new regulations but urges VA to allow private practitioners to diagnose, treat condition.
Legion is recommending further improvements to the Rating and Processing Individual's Disability Claims Act.
Leaders of The American Legion are urging members of the Senate to pass legislation that would benefit the elderly parents of servicemembers who died on active duty.
Legion takes part in meeting with VA's Washington Regional Office, where plan is to hire or promote 20 new rating specialists.
More than 1,800 veterans may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis viruses because dental equipment was not properly cleaned at John Cochran VAMC.
During recent meeting with Legion, the National Cemetery Administration reported that veterans comprise 71.5 percent of its workforce.
Congressional testimony on VA's emergency preparedness, working with other VSOs among many recent activities by D.C. staff.
VA is offering the medallions to attach to existing, privately purchased headstones or markers for veterans who died on or after Nov. 1, 1990.