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Veteran Services: Health Care

Health Care

The range of health issues facing America's veterans is both wide and ever-evolving. The American Legion recognizes this and provides valuable health-care information on a variety of conditions, as well as regularly updated information on the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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McDonald to Legion: 'No excuse' for Special Forces claim

In front of dozens of Legion family members, Department of Veterans Affairs secretary addresses issue he claimed to serve in Special Forces.

Army rep: Better access equals better relationships

Legion briefed on recent Department of Defense directives calling for greater access to military installations for service organizations.

Legion hears about individualized TBI/PTSD treatments

Dr. Ronald Poropatich shared that treatment for TBI/PTSD is not a one size fits all.

Women veterans the focus during Legion summit

Employment opportunities, emotional and physical wellness topics in panel discussions during Legion's Employment and Empowerment Summit.

‘We can’t do it by ourselves’

VA Secretary Bob McDonald stresses importance of relationship with the Legion during a visit with D.C. staff

Veterans urged to show up for VES exams

Veterans Evaluation Services has been contracted by the Department of Veterans Affairs to perform Compensation & Pension exams.

Legion: Privatizing VA is ‘shortsighted’ concept

Legion's Louis Celli tells House subcommitteee that outsourcing veterans’ health care would be far more costly and fail the special needs of many patients.

Legion assists homeless veterans during stand down event

American Legion representatives helped veterans with benefits claims and more during the 21st annual Winterhaven Homeless Veterans Stand Down in Washington, D.C.

Legion: VA construction issues threaten operations nationwide

Roscoe Butler shares Legion's perspective on Department of Veterans Affairs construction issues with House Committee on Veterans Affairs.

'I can see the light at the end of the tunnel'

Many of the 175 veterans who came looking for help at the Legion's Veterans Benefits Center in Bay Pines, Fla., left feeling much better about their situation – and some got some immediate relief.

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