Gulf War Veterans
Above 650,000 Service members served in Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm from August 2, 1990, to July 31, 1991. For VA benefits qualification purposes, the Gulf War time frame is still essential. This implies that any individual who served ready for deployment from August 2, 1990, to introduce is viewed as a Gulf War Veteran. For instance, the Veterans Pension advantage requires administration during a wartime period. Thusly, any Veteran who served on dynamic military help for any period from August 2, 1990, to the current meets the wartime administration prerequisite.
Gulf War Veterans might be qualified for a wide assortment of advantages accessible to all U.S. military Veterans. VA benefits incorporate inability remuneration, annuity, schooling and preparing, medical services, home advances, protection, professional recovery and business, and internment. See our Veterans page for an outline of the advantages accessible to all Veterans.
Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses
Certain ailments and illnesses are “assumed” by VA to be identified with your tactical assistance in assigned spaces of Southwest Asia and may qualify you for VA incapacity pay benefits. For Gulf War Veterans, these possible infections include:
Restoratively unexplained sicknesses (prevalently called “Inlet War Syndrome”).
Certain irresistible illnesses.
Amyotrophic parallel sclerosis (ALS) was analyzed in all Veterans who had 90 days or more of ceaseless dynamic military assistance.
More deeply study VA benefits for Gulf War benefits:
Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry page
Handicap Compensation Gulf War Presumptive Disability page
Gulf War Veterans might in any case try to build up to help association independently for other, “non-possible” sicknesses and ailments identified with administration in the Gulf War. Get more familiar with fitting the bill for inability to pay for non-possible conditions on the Compensation site.
The most effective method to Apply
The particular VA advantage or program page will give customized data regarding how to apply for a specific advantage or program. For the most part, Servicemembers, Veterans, and families can apply for VA benefits utilizing one of the strategies underneath.
Apply web-based utilizing eBenefits, OR
Work with a licensed delegate or specialist, OR
Go to a VA territorial office and have a VA worker help you. You can track down your territorial office on our Facility Locator page.