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.


Correction: L.A. regional office wrongly named for claims problems

Flyer announcing town hall meeting retracted by American Legion National Headquarters.

Legion benefits center brings hope to Philadelphia vets

American Legion, Department of Veterans Affairs team up to assist 237 veterans over three days in Philadelphia.

‘Coming here was a godsend for me’

Nearly 100 seek help during the first two days of the Legion’s Veterans Benefits Center in Philadelphia.


Praise, concerns voiced about Pennsylvania VA

Veterans share personal issues but also express satisfication with VA during a Legion town hall meeting in Philadelphia.

Legion town hall set for Los Angeles

A Legion team of experts is responding to reports of serious delays in scheduling medical appointments for veterans.

Legion participates in Obama roundtable

President discussed VA health care with Legion, other stakeholders.

Statement on VA employee's e-mail mocking patients

National Commander: Veterans suffering from TBI and PTSD should not be held up to ridicule.

Legion reaching out to Philadelphia veterans

A March 16 town hall meeting for veterans will be followed by a three-day Veterans Benefits Center.

'It’s time to celebrate our unique differences'

Soldier for Life's Lt. Col. Paula Smith: 'It is essential that we address and embrace the uniqueness of women veterans.'

McDonald to Legion: 'No excuse' for Special Forces claim

In front of dozens of Legion family members, Department of Veterans Affairs secretary addresses issue he claimed to serve in Special Forces.