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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.

News

Commander calls for independent VA study

New release from VA’s Office of Inspector General reveals that 93 facilities are now being studied for falsifying appointment records.

Legion statement on VA IG's Phoenix report

National commander: VA needs to do more than investigate itself on this matter.

McDonald: 'This is a critical moment for VA’

The new VA secretary is guided by the words, ‘Choose the harder right instead of the easier wrong.’

Veterans air concerns about VA benefits process

Area veterans express frustration over local VA services and lack of respect shown toward them during Legion town hall meeting in Charlotte.

Dellinger applauds Legionnaires for 'unparalleled' commitment

National commander said Legion needs to 'continue to seize the moment' in its dedication to veterans and their health-care needs.

Legion to assist veterans in crisis during Charlotte convention

The American Legion will hold a town hall meeting and set up a veterans crisis center during its 96th National Convention

‘Change requires a burning platform’

VA official says VA is figuratively on fire and that change is the ‘fire hose’ needed to put it out.

VA faces ‘huge crisis of confidence’

The department’s interim under secretary for health speaks frankly to Legionnaires.

'I appreciate the Legion doing this'

More than 80 veterans in two days visit the Legion's Veterans Crisis Command Center in Shinnston, W.Va.

The two sides to VA

Veterans at Legion town hall meeting in Clarksburg, W.Va., say the the 'health-care' side of VA is world-class, but the 'administrative side' is anything but.

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