Department of Veterans Affairs Announces Process for Charting the Course – Agency Plan on Returning to Pre-COVID-19 Operations

May 7, 2020, 10:56:00 AM  Department of Veterans Affairs Announces Process for Charting the Course Agency Plan on Returning to Pre-COVID-19 Operations  VA Releases Three-Phase Plan for Post-COVID-19 Operations That Maximizes Veterans’ Safety Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced a three-phase plan for resuming regular operations at its medical centers, benefit offices and national cemeteries in … Continue reading Department of Veterans Affairs Announces Process for Charting the Course – Agency Plan on Returning to Pre-COVID-19 Operations

More than 5,000 veterans in recovery from coronavirus, VA says

By Nikki Wentling/Stars and StripesMAY 07, 2020 More than 5,000 veterans are in recovery after becoming infected with the coronavirus, the Department of Veterans Affairs reported this week in its first public count of recovered patients. As of Wednesday, 5,185 veterans and 760 VA employees were in recovery from the virus — about 65% of … Continue reading More than 5,000 veterans in recovery from coronavirus, VA says

Vancouver Barracks Post Cemetery Transferred to VA

March 6, 2020 WASHINGTON — The VA's National Cemetery Administration (NCA) will operate and maintain the post cemetery in Vancouver, Washington, beginning today. Vancouver Barracks National Cemetery, as it will now be called, was transferred to NCA by the Department of the Army in fulfillment of Executive Order 13781 and the VA's own Agency Reform … Continue reading Vancouver Barracks Post Cemetery Transferred to VA

GuideStar Silver Seal of Transparency

American Legion Frederick & John Ravin Post 134 has earned the GuideStar 2020 Silver Seal of Transparency. This award will allow members of the community and the over 10 millionGuideStar users access to in-depth financial information about the Post. We have made this data available to prospective donors, and over 200 charitable websites and applications … Continue reading GuideStar Silver Seal of Transparency

About the Riders

American Legion Riders chapters are well known for their charitable work, which has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for local children's hospitals, schools, veterans homes, severely wounded servicemembers and scholarships. Since 2006, Riders nationwide have participated in The American Legion Legacy Run to annually raise money for the Legacy Scholarship Fund, established to provide … Continue reading About the Riders