The VA recognizes over 30 conditions, including various cancers and respiratory illnesses, presumptive conditions connected to exposure to burn pits.
Veterans with Gulf War Syndrome can receive disability benefits, but first, they must prepare for and undergo one or multiple claim exams.
Veterans seeking disability benefits related to the anthrax vaccine face a challenge of convincing the VA the vaccine caused side effects.
Many Gulf War veterans are still looking for a diagnosis related to unexplained illnesses and trying to connect them to their military service. So how do veterans get VA benefits for Gulf War Syndrome?
The VA added five years to the presumptive period for unexplained disabilities affecting Persian Gulf War veterans. The presumptive period ends Dec. 31, 2026.
Pneumoconiosis is caused by breathing materials like Persian Gulf sand into your lungs and causes permanent damage. The VA gives ratings to veterans for this condition.