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.
After conducting research for more than two years, the Legion shares its findings and recommendations with Congress, VA, the Legion community and general public.
A congressional field hearing in Pittsburgh focused on VA accountability for preventable patient deaths and lapses in patient care.
The $7.1 million facility is the 61st Fisher House to be built since 1990.
The Legion's Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Commission was briefed on veterans' suicide, veterans treatment courts and the Veterans Justice Outreach Program.
Departments of Veterans Affairs, Defense establish two joint research consortia to battle signature wounds of war on terror.
House Veterans Affairs chairman, Legion question veteran deaths and bonuses awarded to executives.
VA is sending letters to enrolled veterans to highlight its web page on the new law.
Creation of a national water safety committee is recommended to prevent further deaths from Legionnaires’ Disease.
Department of Veterans Affairs’ goal is to expand health care for veterans beyond traditional office visits.
Nationwide events aim to raise public awareness and overcome stigma of mental health treatment.