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Where to find information about veteran's health issues

General Health Information

PDHealth.mil is a Department of Defense website designed to provide post-deployment health information for Veterans and their families. 

General information regarding Veteran's Administration Health Programs and Initiatives can be found on this site.

Agent Orange

The Air Force Health Study (document loads slowly) was directed by Congress in late 1978 to address concerns among Vietnam War veterans about the consequences of exposure to Agent Orange and its contaminant 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (dioxin).

The VA has established an Agent Orange Web Page

PTSD (Post-traumatic stress disorder)

The mission of the National Center for PTSD is to advance the clinical care and social welfare of America's veterans through research, education, and training in the science, diagnosis, and treatment of PTSD and stress-related disorders.

Specialized PTSD Treatment Programs in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are described on this site.

The mission of the U.S. Army & Joint Services Records Research Center (JSRRC), is to provide research in support of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) claims, Agent Orange exposure and to provide information for veterans to obtain unit records.

Mustard Gas

The Veteran's Administration has posted information on mustard gas exposure at this site.

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