How to get a virtual hearing at the BVA

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The Board of Veterans’ Appeals (BVA) has held over 13,000 virtual tele-hearings. These virtual tele-hearings allow the Board to hold hearings for Veterans safely and efficiently from wherever the Veteran chooses. Best of all, the technology allows the Board to be more efficient and more […]

National Security Division Update

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Legislative Issues • Support for Afghan Interpreters through the Special Immigrant Visa Program – The American Legion advocate for Afghan Interpreters who stood shoulder to shoulder with U.S. Forces and Diplomats contributing to saving countless American lives. The American Legion urges the President of the […]

Bill threatens e-pulltab games

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ST. PAUL — A bill that would severely constrict the 2012 deal surrounding electronic charitable gambling in Minnesota was a hot topic among veterans organizations the past month. The e-pulltab language quickly moved from a committee into the commerce omnibus bill without much time for […]

Secretary: Vet Center for St. Cloud possible

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McDonough meets with Legion during Minnesota visit By Tim Engstrom ST. CLOUD — An issue that has seemed dead at times over the past 10 years is finally gaining traction. State officials and an American Legion member met with VA Secretary Denis McDonough in May […]

Oliver North is coming to Hutch in November

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HUTCHINSON — Marine Lt. Col. Oliver North. Book author Oliver North. Fox News commentator and host Oliver North. Past NRA President Oliver North. Husband, father and grandfather Oliver North. The man has worn many hats over the years. Now he is coming to the annual […]