The Veteran’s Health Administration must fix major problems, but its integrated care system should be a model to learn from.
Top 10 most toxic zip codes for homeowners
The third annual Environmental Hazards Housing Risk Index from ATTOM Data Solutions, a fused property database, finds about 25% of single-family homes and condos in areas analyzed are located in high-risk zip codes. Read more at HOUSINGWIRE
Examining VA's processing of Gulf War Illness Claims
In March 2016, The American Legion testified before a joint hearing of the Subcommittees on Oversight and Investigation, and Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs to discuss the adjudication of Gulf War Illness claims for veterans that served in the Persian Gulf since August 2, 1990.
Leading Veterans Organizations Call on Members of Congress to Defeat Unacceptable Choice Funding...
Urge House to Work with Senate to Reach a Bipartisan, Bicameral Agreement Joint Statement from AMVETS, DAV (Disabled American Veterans), Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Association (IAVA), Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH), Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), and Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) As organizations who represent and support the interests of America’s 21 million veterans, and in fulfillment of our mandate to ensure that the men and women … Read More
The Military Child’s Table Setting Ceremony
“When an Air Force officer was asked what he needed in Iraq, he said, ‘Please don’t send cookies, care packages, or socks. Just help take care of our children.’ Our country has always supported its…