Afghanistan veterans are at an increased risk of several health problems, such as infectious diseases, Gulf War Syndrome, and illnesses related to burn pit exposure.
Will the VA Decide that Burn Pits Cause Cancer?
Veterans who were exposed to burn pits and developed cancer will learn next month if the VA will make it easier for them to get disability benefits.
Infectious Diseases Linked to Veterans of Gulf Wars
These are the nine infectious diseases that the VA associates with service in the Gulf Wars.
VA Disability Rating for Depression
A guide to getting VA benefits for depression. Includes instructions for filing and appealing a VA disability claim.
If Burn Pits or Asbestos Gave You Pulmonary Fibrosis, Make the VA Give You Disability Too
Whether caused by asbestos, burn pits, or something unknown, pulmonary fibrosis can severely affect the quality of life for a veteran at any age.
Veterans Disability for Exposure at K2 Karshi-Khanabad Air Base
Many veterans are reporting disabilities from toxic exposure to uranium and other toxins at the K2 air base in Uzbekistan. See if you qualify for benefits too.