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.
Overtime mandated for claims processors at Department of Veterans Affairs’ 56 regional benefits offices.
American Legion past national commander appointed to Louisiana Veterans’ Affairs Commission by Gov. Bobby Jindal.
Committee focuses on the overuse and misuse of medications, and the need to implement complementary and alternative therapies.
Department of Veterans Affairs announces initiative to expedite compensation claims decisions for veterans who have waited one year or longer.
If the president’s forthcoming budget proposal includes TRICARE increases, the Legion wants Congress to reject it.
Legion wants to hear from Legionnaires about specifics of their VA benefit claims in order to paint a clearer picture of the growing backlog.
North Carolina Legionnaire Mike Dorman cited for company he founded, runs that assists veterans with mental, physical disabilities.
American Legion opposes the prioritization of some disabled wartime veterans over others when seeking their VA benefits.
As the number of undecided claims continues to grow, The American Legion calls for greater attention to accuracy and employing more veterans as claims processors.
VA is counting on The American Legion and other VSOs to help reduce its backlog of disability claims.