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C.A.R.E. - 2021-02-28

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VETERAN BENEFITS

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Veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange or other herbicides during military service may be eligible for a variety of VA benefits, including disability compensation for diseases associated with exposure, such as prostate and respiratory cancers. Your dependents and survivors may be eligible for benefits as well. To learn more about whether you might be eligible for these benefits, visit: publichealth.va.gov/exposures/agentorange. Check VA healthcare eligibility requirements by calling 1-877-222-VETS (8387) or visiting va.gov/health. Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) was enacted by the U.S. Government in 2001 as a way to provide compensation and medical benefits to former nuclear and uranium workers who developed an illness as a result of working at certain Department of Energy facilities where they were exposed to radiation and toxic substances. For more information, visit: coldwarpatriots.org or call 1-888-903-8989.

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