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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.


Access, outreach issues confront Hawaii veterans

During a Legion town hall meeting in Honolulu, veterans air some frustrations with being able to get to VA facilities, hear about VA services in their area.

Legion to help Texas veterans in need

A town hall meeting and crisis center for veterans will be held at American Legion Post 439 in La Feria.

VA’s ‘Road to Victory’ needs ‘concrete accomplishments’

American Legion national commander says the plan’s goals need a meaningful ‘measuring stick.'

Legion crisis center leaves lasting impression in Charlotte

The three-day American Legion Veterans Crisis Command Center in Charlotte, N.C., assisted 238 veterans and family members.

Legion reaches out to veterans in Charlotte

During its national convention, The American Legion continues to help veterans with their health care and benefits.

Sanders, Miller receive Legion's Patriot Award

Both veterans advocates praised for their leadership in Congress during Department of Veterans Affairs scandal.

McDonald: 'This is a critical moment for VA’

The new VA secretary is guided by the words, ‘Choose the harder right instead of the easier wrong.’

Veterans air concerns about VA benefits process

Area veterans express frustration over local VA services and lack of respect shown toward them during Legion town hall meeting in Charlotte.

Dellinger applauds Legionnaires for 'unparalleled' commitment

National commander said Legion needs to 'continue to seize the moment' in its dedication to veterans and their health-care needs.

Final appeals process for veterans' claims facing uncertainty

A growing caseload and possible reduction in staffing could have an impact on the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.