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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.


Gulf War Task Force draft report completed

Comprehensive draft report outlines how VA addresses the concerns of veterans who deployed during the Gulf War in 1990 and 1991.

VA mental health campaign to launch soon

Make the Connection is VA's effort to work with the entertainment industry to encourage veterans to come forward to receive treatment for mental health.

Miami VAMC criticized by House committee

House Veterans' Affairs Committee cites ‘failures in leadership' at facility where repeated errors have occurred.

VA releases women veterans PSA

Public service announcement challenges viewers to rethink pre-conceived notions about women veterans.

VA launches TBI awareness campaign

Documentary highlights individual stories of recovery for severely wounded servicemembers and veterans.

VA's PTS phone app still available

Veterans dealing with post traumatic stress can turn to their smart phones for help in dealing with their symptoms.

System Worth Saving report available

Findings of 2011 VA medical center visits include challenges in the transition process for OEF/OIF veterans; report will be shared with president, VA, Congress.

Legion praised for Veterans Court resolution

Resolution urges Congress to continue to fund the establishment and expansion of Veterans Treatment Courts.

Panel focuses on women veterans issues

Retired brigadier generals, women veterans advocates discuss PTS, military sexual trauma and readjusting to civilian life.

VA enrollment up for transitioning veterans

Department updates Legion on numbers of returning veterans receiving health care.