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Exposed to Burn Pits? Get Disability Compensation for Three New Fast-Tracked Conditions

Exposed to Burn Pits? Get Disability Compensation for Three New Fast-Tracked Conditions

Burn pits have been described as the post-9/11 generation’s Agent Orange. During the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as much as 250 tons of trash a day were burned with
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How to Get Maximum VA Compensation for Camp Lejeune Water Contamination

Pier, Onslow Bay, Camp Lejeune, November 1963 | Photo credit: USMC Archives We’ve written a lot about toxic exposure on this blog, from the burn pits that were used to
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Jon Stewart Teams Up with Veterans Exposed to Toxic Burn Pits in Fight for Benefits

Image credit: Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for Public Affairs, CC license Jon Stewart is once again throwing his celebrity behind a campaign to pressure
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Everything Veterans Need to Know About Gulf War Syndrome

What Is Gulf War Syndrome? Gulf War Syndrome is a widely used term for a chronic multi-symptom illness that affects many veterans of the 1991 Gulf War. Soldiers deployed to
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New Law Would Expand Agent Orange Presumptive List, Extending Benefits to Vietnam Veterans

Update: With the passage of the 2021 National Defense Reauthorization Act, Congress approved adding the three new medical conditions discussed below to the Agent Orange presumptive list. Thousands of Vietnam
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Understanding the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019

Photo by © Tim Page/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images On January 29, 2019, the Federal Circuit Court decided that when Congress passed 38 U.S.C. section 1116 they intended for “Republic of
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