Episode 36: Camp Lejeune
Water contamination at Camp Lejeune existed for decades and thousands of people were potentially exposed to serious health risks. From 1953 to 1987 everyone living or working at United States Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina was exposed to a variety of toxins in the water. Service members living on the base at the time, along with their families, were unknowingly drinking contaminated water, as well as cooking with it, bathing in it, and washing their clothes in it. VA now presumes a certain list of health problems are connected to military service at Camp Lejeune. Learn more about Camp Lejeune, and VA benefits for family members and Veterans exposed on this week’s episode of the Veterans Legal Lowdown.
- Report Outlines Health Effects of Harmful Substances Used on Military Bases
- VA General Rating Formula for Mental Health Disorders Explained
- Veterans Exposed to Waste Incinerator Contaminants in Atsugi, Japan
- Discharge Upgrades for Veterans with Mental Health Conditions
- Federal Circuit Decides in Favor of Blue Water Navy Veterans: Procopio v. Wilkie
- Getting Veterans (VA) Disability for Toxic Water at Camp Lejeune
- I Served in Vietnam, Am I Presumed to Have Been Exposed to Agent Orange?
- Are Vietnam Veterans the Only Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange?
- BREAKING NEWS: Court Rules Blue Water Navy Veterans Should Be Eligible for Agent Orange Presumption
- Legislation Update: Blue Water Veterans
- Thailand Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange Deserve Compensation
- How VA Will Process Blue Water Navy Veterans’ Claims – Video
- Blue Water Navy Veterans Update – June 2019
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