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.
Trump Looked To This Army Wife For Advice On Fixing The VA
This caregiver-turned VA activist had a chance to meet with President Trump on issues veterans face receiving health care.
Shane Ladner convicted of 6 of 7 charges
May 3rd, 2017 by MOTHAX I've been covering this for a while now, and wrote about it earlier this week, but in case you missed that, here's a brief synopsis of the controversy The background is fairly simple. Shane Ladner claimed he received a Purple Heart in Operation Just Cause, the invasion of Panama. After service he got a job as a police officer, and started getting purple heart license plates. A few years ago there was a wounded warrior type hunt in west Texas, and Shane and his wife Meg attended, based on his purple heart. Tragically a train hit a parade float they were riding on, and Meg lost her leg. That's when things got weird. Turns out that Ladner was still in High School during Just Cause. Then he…
Donations during Spring Meetings top $210,000
Four American Legion department donate $81,000; Sons of The American Legion donate nearly $130,000 to support programs of the Legion.
Veteran brings energy — and nearly 100 new members — to Eagan American Legion
John Flynn's calls paid off, with about nine out of 10 veterans he contacted joining, in just one sign of Post 594's renaissance.