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.
Four days after Legion testimony about VA's work-credit system for processing disability claims, the Veterans Benefits Administration announced it will take steps to improve its claims staff's work.
Legion deputy director: VA must use ‘quality component' to reduce claims backlog.
Legion praises the legislation, but National Commander Clarence Hill urges lawmakers to ‘not forget' veterans of previous eras.
Institute of Medicine committee will compare Blue Water, Brown Water Vietnam veterans' exposure to herbicides.
Legion staffers conduct week-long tutorial to service officers, providing a fundamental understanding of the claims process and tips to getting benefits for veterans.
Legion representative: VA must continue health studies on Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange.
Family monthly premium rates will be reduced for all age groups by an average of 8 percent.
Legion representative says work-credit system can be blamed for slow processing of financial-assistance applications.
DoD office currently developing a Defense Sexual Assault Incident Database that it expects to be fully operational in one year.
VA&R assistant director Ian de Planque interviewed about the Department of Veterans Affairs' claims backlog.