Legacy of Our Veterans' Military Exposures
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Khamisiyah, Iraq chemical storage demolition

munitions storage depot in Khamisiyah, Iraq that had been demolished by U.S. Servicemembers following the 1991 Gulf War cease-fire.
Sarin Gas

Sarin Gas

Facts About Sarin The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Agent Blue

Agent Blue is one of the "rainbow herbicides" that is known for its use by the United States during the Vietnam War.

Agent Purple

Agent Purple is the code name for a powerful herbicide and defoliant used by the U.S. military in their herbicidal warfare program during the Vietnam War.

Agent Orange

Agent Orange is the code name for a herbicide and defoliant used by the U. S. Military in it's Herbicidal Warfare program during the Vietnam war.
Chemical & Biological Weapons during Gulf War
VA and research organizations continue to evaluate possible causes of Gulf War Veterans' chronic multisymptom illnesses, including chemical and biological weapons. If you have health concerns, talk to your health care provider or local VA Environmental Health Coordinator. Learn more
Health effects of exposure
Health effects depend on a number of factors, including the amount of exposure to a nerve agent. Those with mild-to-moderate nerve agent exposure usually recover completely. Learn more about nerve agents and symptoms of exposure.

VA benefits

Gulf War Veterans may be eligible for a variety of VA benefits, including: Gulf War Registry health exam, a free exam for possible long-term health problems associated with Gulf War service Disability compensation for diseases related to military service. VA presumes certain medically unexplained illnesses are related to Gulf War service without regard to cause. Learn more about benefits related to Gulf War service.


Birth Defects

Toxic Military Exposures can cause birth defects in the children, grandchildren and succesive generations of exposed veterans.

Pesticides Databases

Pesticide-Induced Diseases Database Beyond Pesticides:  The Pesticide-Induced Diseases Database, launched by Beyond Pesticides, facilitates access to epidemiologic and laboratory

Cosmetic Databases

EWG’s Skin Deep Cosmetics Database Get critical information about your personal care products <a href=”http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/”

Chemical Databases

Chemical Abstract Services (CAS) CAS is the world’s authority for chemical information. <a href=”http://www.cas.org/” target=”_blank”>Access

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