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.
The American Legion recently reached out to VA's Chief Business Office in an effort to investigate and correct any cases of improper billing.
Report notes that while VA's quality of care is outstanding, there is still work to be done in some areas.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is expanding its national survey to raise awareness of VA benefits.
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki cites improved access for veterans.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has programs in place to reduce an alarming suicide rate among veterans.
Legionnaire making a difference.
Commander Hill applauds the Senate for overwhelming support of the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2009.
Patrick Dunne, VA's Under Secretary for Benefits, has announced his resignation for early next year. Dunne, who attained the rank of rear admiral while in the U.S. Navy, has been with VA since 2006.
In early November, the Department of Veterans Affairs acknowledged three more diseases as linked to Agent Orange exposure.
The American Legion's Washington office staff participated on Nov. 9 in "Time Out For Veteran's Health" - a free health concerns event for veterans conducted at FedExField.