Thursday, March 16, 2017

VA Now Paying Compensation To Victims of Contaminated Lejeune Water

Today the VA begins providing disability benefits to Veterans, Reservists, and National Guard members affected by the contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune, NC.

Disability Benefits For Veterans Who Were Stationed At Camp Lejeune
VA has established a rule stating that those who were stationed at Camp Lejeune, MCAS New River, all including satellite camps and housing areas.from August 1, 1953 through December 31, 1987 who later developed one of the following eight diseases can now receive disability benefits::

Adult leukemia
Aplastic anemia and other myelodysplastic syndromes
Bladder cancer
Kidney cancer
Liver cancer
Multiple myeloma
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
Parkinson's disease

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