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.


'The best thing since iced tea'

Day 1 of North Carolina's Veterans Benefits Action Center brings life-changing help to several veterans.

San Juan VA center faces funding challenges

With electricity costs three times greater than in the United States, the San Juan hospital often has budget overruns.

VA’s ‘no choice’ health care in Puerto Rico

Veterans living on the island are being told they are ineligible for Choice Card options.

North Carolina taking VA help to veterans

The American Legion Department of North Carolina will conduct a Veterans Benefits Action Center in Asheville, April 8-10.

A night on Skid Row with LA's homeless veterans

American Legion-led team delivers assistance, care packages and hope for veterans on the streets.

Legion town hall meeting set for San Juan

Legion staff will also visit three VA medical facilities in Puerto Rico.

Commander applauds Senate for clarifying '40-mile rule'

Commander praises Senate for unanimous passage of amendment, calls on House to do the same.

Legion: Use 'common sense’ in Choice Card program

VA has fixed the 40-mile rule, now it needs to send patients to medical facilities that can help them.

Legion survey finds flaws in Choice Card program

Access and eligibility issues hamper many veterans from using VA's program.

LA vets air array of concerns about VA care at Legion Town Hall Meeting

Local, state and national American Legion representatives, along with VA officials, vow to address problems for Los Angeles veterans.