What you need to know about PACT Act deadlines


By Vincent J. “Jim” Troiola, National Commander

Jul 26, 2023

This is time sensitive material.

Dear American Legion Family Members and Friends,

It is abundantly clear that The American Legion-endorsed PACT Act will help connect veterans exposed to toxins with the benefits earned through their service. What may not be clear, however, are the upcoming deadlines and what they mean to veterans and their family members.

First off, the Sgt. 1st Class Heath Robinson PACT Act ushers in a range of VA health care options and benefits for millions of veterans who were exposed to burn pits, Agent Orange and other toxins. It covers those who were exposed in Iraq and Afghanistan, veterans who encountered Agent Orange in Vietnam and others. Read More