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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.


Private sector collaboration can help VA staffing

An emergency room staffing shortage in Spokane highlights the issue’s impact on VA health care.

Legion: Choice Card has a long way to go

Legion urged House members to pass The Veterans Access to Community Care Act at recent hearing.

Veterans leave VBC with renewed optimism

'Great strides were made,' says one veteran who received help in Memphis from American Legion and VA staff.

COVER Act would help VA adopt newer treatments for TBI/PTSD

The measure would establish a commission to examine complementary and alternative medicines.

Memphis VBC renews hope for local veterans

Legion and VA working together to resolve delayed claims, unfulfilled benefits and other related problems for veterans in Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas.

MyVA Advisory Committee holds first meeting

VA Secretary Robert McDonald says new committee will help his department put veterans first.

Memphis-area vets find help at Legion town hall

VA staff addressed concerns, offered solutions to patients' problems with appointments, claims and more at Legion-led forum; Veterans Benefits Center starts today.

Legion ‘champion’ Pete Wheeler passes away at age 92

The Georgia Legionnaire served veterans for more than six decades.

Legion reaching out to vets in Memphis area

Organization will conduct a town hall meeting and operate a three-day Veterans Benefits Center as part of its veterans outreach program nationwide.

VBA alliance vital to success of Legion Veterans Benefits Action Center events

Working together, North Carolina American Legion and VA benefits staff changing lives, ending frustrations.