Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

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Pending Veterans Benefits Legislation

  Chairman Bost, Ranking Member Esty and distinguished members of the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, on behalf of National Commander Denise H. Rohan and The American Legion, the country’s largest patriotic wartime service organization for veterans, comprising over 2 million members and serving every man and woman who has worn the uniform for this country, we thank... [Read more]


VBA’s Processing of Claims for Benefits Based on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) defines PTSD as “a mental health problem that some people develop after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event, like combat, a natural disaster, a car accident, or sexual assault.[1]”  The nature of serving in the armed forces is inherently dangerous; fear of hostility, combat operations,... [Read more]


Wisconsin woman traces route to national Legion commander

Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Published 6:00 a.m. CT Sept. 11, 2017 Madison – When Denise Rohan was elected state commander of the American Legion several years ago, her photo was hung on the walls of posts throughout Wisconsin, but the post in Marshall included an unusual sign. Next to her picture the caption noted Rohan could have been a member of the Marshall American Legion post. When... [Read more]


Every donated NEF dollar goes directly to help victims

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