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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.


Obama to nominate Bob McDonald to head VA

President to nominate West Point grad, former head of P&G to take over Department of Veterans Affairs.

Legion survey: PTSD/TBI care not working

Results of the Legion's survey on traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder are shared during the first annual PTSD-TBI symposium.

Legion assists nearly 800 veterans in North Carolina

The American Legion, VA and others brought needed relief to veterans and their family members in Fayetteville, N.C.

VA's Gibson: We must protect whistleblowers

Acting Department of Veterans Affairs secretary orders comprehensive review of all aspects of the Office of Medical Inspector’s operation.

Legion's TBI/PTSD symposium set for June 24

The event will highlight results of The American Legion's survey on veterans who suffer from the conditions.

Legion to set up veterans crisis center in Texas

The Legion will hold a town hall meeting and crisis center to assist veterans and family members affected by delays in accessing VA health care.

Vets air health-care complaints in Fayetteville

A recent VA audit showed that nearly 8,100 patients have waited more than 30 days for appointments at the city's VA facility.

Legion to conduct meeting, crisis center in North Carolina

The town hall meeting and crisis center will assist veterans and family members affected by delays in accessing VA health care.

Legion thanks Congress for swift response

National commander urges caution about use of non-VA health-care providers beyond the delayed appointment crisis.

Legion steps up during VA crisis

More than 150 veterans get help during opening day of Legion's Crisis Command Center in Phoenix.