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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.


Legion Benefits Centers start with townhall meeting

Dozens of veterans come to Post 273 in Madeira Beach, Fla., to praise, question Department of Veterans Affairs health care.

Legion to conduct Veterans Benefits Center in Florida

The American Legion will conduct a town hall meeting and operate a Veterans Benefits Center next week in the Tampa area for veterans and family members.

Legion opposes cuts to military compensation, benefits

The White House and Pentagon support military benefit cuts in an effort to curb growing costs amidst constant budget cuts.

Legion: VA getting message on employee accountability

The department has a long way to go in regaining the trust of America's veterans, but at least the journey has begun.

Legion: VA director’s overdue firing applauded

American Legion national commander says one dismissal in Phoenix does not restore accountability, but it’s a start.

McDonald reports on VA reforms

VA Secretary focuses on access and accountability at a recent briefing.

Legion's outreach spreads throughout Los Angeles

At the Veterans Benefits Center in Inglewood, Calif., veterans and their families received help with PTSD claims, burial benefits and much more.

Legion shifts gears in southern California outreach


The Legion’s Veterans Benefits Center has moved from Long Beach to Inglewood in an effort to reach more area veterans.

California vets air concerns at Legion town hall

Benefits event in Long Beach to continue helping veterans through Thursday.

Legion to connect with vets in Los Angeles area

A town hall meeting and Veterans Outreach Center are planned in Long Beach, Calif.