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American Legion Steps In To Help Veterans In Need Of Health Care

American Legion volunteers are helping veterans in Northern Colorado get health care this week.

07/16/2014

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Legion Sending VA Benefits Experts To Fort Collins

The American Legion will have experts available in Fort Collins in July to help veterans and their families with health care benefits.

06/30/2014

US Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) Erik K. Shinseki (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Embattled VA Secretary Refuses To Resign Over Fort Collins Falsifying Flap

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki Thursday brushed aside calls for his resignation and got an unexpected political lifeline from House Speaker John Boehner following reports that 40 patients died because of delayed treatment at an agency hospital.

05/08/2014

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Investigator: VA Employees In Fort Collins Told To Falsify Records

Employees at a veterans medical clinic in Colorado were instructed to falsify records to make it appear that patients were getting appointments close to the day requested, government investigators said.

05/06/2014

A surveillance image from the burglary a the American Legion in Laporte (credit: CBS)

Crooks Target American Legion, 2 Businesses In Laporte

Officers are searching for the crooks who targeted an American Legion and two other businesses north of Fort Collins in the town of Laporte.

01/28/2013

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As New Vets Go Online, VA And Others Follow

Busy, tech-savvy and often miles from their peers, thousands of new veterans are going online to find camaraderie or get their questions answered – forcing big changes in long-established veterans groups and inspiring entrepreneurs to launch new ones.

09/15/2012

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Bennet Aims Employment Plan At Veterans

Sen. Michael Bennet is headed to an American Legion Post in Denver to talk up his plans to support veterans as they head home.

11/07/2011

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American Legion Commander Visits Colorado

The national commander of the American Legion is visiting veterans facilities and Legion posts along Colorado’s Front Range this week.

04/25/2011

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