Search results for "member benefits" — 4 articles



The American Legion slams White House VA Budget

Posted on May 26th, 2017

WASHINGTON (May 25, 2017) – National Commander Charles E. Schmidt of The American Legion expressed  extreme disappointment in the Trump administration’s 2018 budget for the Department of Veterans Affairs. “The administration’s budget for the VA would effectively lower the earnings of our most vulnerable veterans by reducing or eliminating disability payments from veterans who are… Read More »



LegionCare program now improved!

Posted on September 14th, 2015

The Legionnaire Insurance Trust (LIT) is pleased to announce some important changes to the LegionCare program just revealed at the 97th Annual American Legion National Convention earlier this month. The first of these exciting updates – starting for enrollments after 1/1/2015, anyone enrolled in LegionCare will be covered for as long as they remain a… Read More »



Veterans Affairs

Posted on October 12th, 2011

Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation (VA&R) Since its inception, The American Legion has maintained an ongoing concern and commitment to veterans and their families. The Legion was instrumental in the creation of the U.S. Veterans Bureau, now known as the Department of Veterans Affairs, and has continued to be a watchdog and an advocate for veteran’s… Read More »



Legislative

Posted on October 12th, 2011

Legislative The American Legion Department of Texas Legislative Commission is comprised of four members (one from each Division) appointed by the Department Commander and approved by the Executive Committee and The Department Convention. The Chairman of the Commission is appointed by the Department Commander and also is approved by the same process. There is also… Read More »



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