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VA Gulf War Research Advisory Committee hosting virtual public event on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses

VA Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ illnesses to host virtual meeting Jan. 27 for Veterans, physicians, scientists and the general public.

By |January 25th, 2022|Health, Top Stories|49 Comments

Gulf War Veteran goes “fishing with America’s finest”

Bill Watts earned awards during his tours of duty which included service as a Gulf War combat Veteran. Today his award is the one he receives as an advocate helping his fellow Gulf War Veterans.

By |August 19th, 2020|Health|Comments Off on Gulf War Veteran goes “fishing with America’s finest”

VA continues to study and improve care for Gulf War Veterans

Nearly 700,000 men and women served in the Persian Gulf during Desert Shield and Desert Storm 27 years ago. Since then, VA researchers have studied conditions affecting Gulf War Veterans and are identifying the best ways to diagnose and treat them.

By |February 28th, 2018|Honoring Vets, Top Stories|19 Comments

Talking about health care, research and benefits for Gulf War Veterans – Part 2

The National Gulf War Resource Center, an advocacy group for Gulf War Veterans, spoke to VA Secretary Bob McDonald about health care, research and benefits for Gulf War Veterans.

By |January 11th, 2017|Benefits, Health, Top Stories, Vets Experience|6 Comments

Talking about health care, research and benefits for Gulf War Veterans – Part 1

The National Gulf War Resource Center (NGWRC), an advocacy group for Gulf War Veterans, spoke to VA Secretary Bob McDonald about health care, research and benefits for Gulf War Veterans.

By |January 10th, 2017|Guest Posts, Health, Top Stories|8 Comments

Our Sustained Commitment to Care for Gulf War Veterans

Twenty-three years have passed since the start of the deployment and combat operations known as Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. These two military operations comprise the 1990-1991 Gulf War. Since then, many Veterans of that conflict have suffered from adverse health consequences. We’ve come a long way in recognizing the illnesses suffered by Gulf War Veterans, and we have rejected the notion the symptoms [...]

By |June 18th, 2013|Top Stories|36 Comments
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