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Foremost, The American Legion was founded by veterans to help veterans after their discharge from military service. Within this pillar can be found American Legion services and programs, such as:

  • Accredited service officers who can provide free VA benefits claims counseling and support
  • Advocacy and stakeholder oversight of the VA health-care system, to include a voice in Washington and throughout the country
  • GI Bill education benefits
  • Volunteer veterans service officers who can refer veterans and their families to agencies, offices and programs that can help them
  • Career services, including a nationwide calendar of job fairs and other events, as well as guidance on veteran business ownership (Veterans Career Center)
  • Support and help for homeless veterans
  • Mentorship and help with Veterans Court
  • Food convoy to support our veterans in our homes here in Idaho
  • Honor Guard services for funerals of veterans
  • Support for veterans coping with PTSD and TBI

SUICIDE CRISIS HOTLINE: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1)

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