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 accumulation of preventable deaths, delayed health care and rewarding incompetent executives led to The American Legion’s call for the VA secretary’s resignation.
The Legion's national commander will join members of the Legion's System Worth Saving Task Force at a town hall meeting.
National Commander Daniel Dellinger calls for the resignation of Department of Veterans Secretary Eric Shinseki, Under Secretary of Health Robert Petzel and Under Secretary of Benefits Allison Hickey during today's press conference in Indianapolis.
Another Phoenix doctor’s claim that evidence was destroyed to conceal secret waiting lists must be investigated and, if true, lead to severe consequences, Dellinger says.
American Legion agrees with secretary’s decision, calls for speedy and thorough investigation into allegations of secret waiting list.
VA facility alleged to maintain secret patient wait-list to be evaulated by Legion health-care experts during Phoenix visit.
American Legion wants more proactive programs developed to address suicide risk among servicemembers, veterans.
Legion attends meeting with VA in Washington that produces no explanation for hospital’s secret list.
Report says at least 40 patients died while waiting for appointments at Phoenix VA medical center that was hiding information.
Colorado veterans are still waiting for VA to complete a medical center it broke ground for in 2009.