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.
American Legion agrees with secretary’s decision, calls for speedy and thorough investigation into allegations of secret waiting list.
VA facility alleged to maintain secret patient wait-list to be evaulated by Legion health-care experts during Phoenix visit.
American Legion wants more proactive programs developed to address suicide risk among servicemembers, veterans.
Legion attends meeting with VA in Washington that produces no explanation for hospital’s secret list.
Report says at least 40 patients died while waiting for appointments at Phoenix VA medical center that was hiding information.
Colorado veterans are still waiting for VA to complete a medical center it broke ground for in 2009.
National Commander Daniel Dellinger will meet one on one with President Barack Obama and Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki on Friday.
National commander testified that The American Legion will keep asking the hard questions about VA accountability and so should Congress.
Legion's Legislative director among those at press conference promoting House, Senate bills to increase accountability at Department of Veterans Affairs.
While the backlog was defeated, the hospital still faces challenges in recruiting enough nurses and physicians.