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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.


Commander: Much more action needed to fix VA issues

National Commander Dellinger appaluds president for demanding accountability but questions why more action wasn't taken regarding Department of Veterans Affairs scandal.

VA memo warned of ‘gaming strategies’

The memo was written four years ago, stating that "inappropriate scheduling practices" were being used.

Positives, negatives aired during VA town hall meeting

Dozens of veterans share their stories of the care they receive at the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center during an American Legion town hall meeting in Indiana.

Legion on Petzel resignation: 'business as usual'

Legion: Petzel already scheduled to retire this year, so his resignation now really won’t make that much of a difference.

Secretary fields the heat in hearing

Senate committee members probe VA chief for answers, national commander says recent reports were "final straw."

Amid VA crisis, Miller asks Obama to act

House Committee on Veterans' Affairs chairman wants bipartisan commission on VA medical care access as new whistleblowers surface nationwide.

Veterans share personal experiences at Phoenix VA

Legion’s System Worth Saving town hall meeting reveals serious problems at the Phoenix VA facility.

Dellinger to testify alongside Shinseki

National Commander Dellinger, VA secretary among witnesses at Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs hearing.

Dellinger focusing on VA accountability issue

National commander will spend week attending Legion town hall meeting in Phoenix, testifying before Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

It's not just Phoenix

The following list outlines specific VA issues nationally as well as at local VA Medical Centers and Regional Offices.