Whether you need to increase your current benefits or make an appeal, our VA benefits lawyers are prepared to build a strong case so that you can claim the compensation that you are entitled to. Types of Hazardous Exposures in the Military. Toxic exposure has impacted veterans from all branches of the armed forces.
As a Veteran, you may have been exposed to a range of chemical, physical, and environmental hazards during military service. You may be entitled to disability compensation if these military exposures resulted in a disease or injury. Read about the types of service that may have resulted in exposure to certain hazards. Asbestos
Exposure to Agent Orange at Military Bases in Thailand. Vietnam-era Veterans whose service involved duty on or near the perimeters of military bases in Thailand anytime between February 28, 1961 and May 7, 1975 may have been exposed to herbicides and may qualify for VA benefits. The following Veterans may have been exposed to herbicides:
· 3. VA has linked several diseases and health conditions to Agent Orange exposure. VA has recognized certain cancers and other health problems as presumptive diseases associated with exposure to Agent Orange or other herbicides during military service. Veterans and their survivors may be eligible for compensation benefits.
The US Military: Contamination at Home and Abroad | Civilian. – Some civilians work in the US, then change jobs to overseas duty stations, then take other jobs back in the US at other military bases. military exposure comes in all types of toxic contamination and years. How many other military bases did this? How many military members, civilians, spouses and children have health problem(s) ?
Information for Veterans, the public and health care providers about chemical, radiation, physical and environmental hazards during military service, possible health problems, and related VA programs
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