Legislative Alert: Health Care Reform
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Legislative Alert: Health Care Reform

The American Legion is closely monitoring the health-care debate and how it will affect veterans and military retirees.

Boehner: National system could hurt VA
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Boehner: National system could hurt VA

House Minority Leader Rep. John Boehner says medical facilities for veterans and military personnel stand to suffer if a new national health-care system becomes law.

VSOs send letter of thanks to Reid
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VSOs send letter of thanks to Reid

The American Legion and 12 other VSOs signed a letter of thanks to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., expressing appreciation for his help in moving important legislation on VA health care quickly to the Senate for a floor vote.

Legion has mixed feelings on new Defense Act
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Legion has mixed feelings on new Defense Act

Although The American Legion applauded a 3.4-percent pay increase for servicemembers and an additional 30,000 troops for the U.S. Army, it expressed disappointment that Congress failed to improve certain veterans benefits.

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