VA Seeks Presumptive-Disability Status for Camp Lejeune Veterans

By Sandra Basu WASHINGTON — The VA is beginning the process of amending its regulations to establish presumptive-disability status for veterans who have certain diseases linked to contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune. By establishing presumptive status, it is presumed Continue reading VA Seeks Presumptive-Disability Status for Camp Lejeune Veterans

VA Expands Disability Benefits for Air Force Personnel Exposedto Contaminated C-123 Aircraft

VA Expands Disability Benefits for Air Force Personnel Exposed to Contaminated C-123 Aircraft   U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS NEWS RELEASE OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS MEDIA RELATIONS WASHINGTON, DC 20420 (202) 461-7600 WWW.VA.GOV FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2015 VA Continue reading VA Expands Disability Benefits for Air Force Personnel Exposedto Contaminated C-123 Aircraft

Agent Orange Research Links, May 4, 2015, submitted byGeorge Claxton

Agent Orange Links May 4, 2015 *Submitted by George Claxton Environmental exposure to hexachlorobenzene (HCB) and risk of female breast cancer in Connecticut. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10350435 Preparation of insolubilized-DNA film with three-dimensional network and removal of endocrine disruptors. http://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/12903365/Preparation_of_insolubilized_DNA_film_with_three_dimensional_network_and_removal_of_endocrine_disruptors_ Impact of endocrine Continue reading Agent Orange Research Links, May 4, 2015, submitted byGeorge Claxton

VA releases Same Sex Marriage Rules for Dependant Benefits for website

Important Information on Marriage The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers a variety of benefits and services that depend on “spouse” and “surviving spouse” status. For the purpose of VA benefits, spousal status is predicated on a valid marriage under Continue reading VA releases Same Sex Marriage Rules for Dependant Benefits for website