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The American Legion believes that, if enacted, the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017 will go a long way toward fixing a severely backlogged system that for too long has put bureaucracy ahead of the veteran.
Denied military service due to his Japanese ancestry, Casey Kunimura spent a year in an internment camp before being called to serve in World War II.
Delegates to last year’s American Legion national convention in Cincinnati unanimously passed Res. 130, which calls for legislation to eliminate the radiation dose estimate requirement in claims for veterans exposed to ionizing radiation during their service.