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Gulf War Vets have been fighting with the VA to get presumptive coverage for Brain Cancer from exposures during military activity there. Just like folks at Camp Lejeune, Ft. McClellan, and other bases, these vets have been struggling with the VA on having to prove nexus between their cancers and exposure. Just like others, they have been fighting to get presumptive status for what science, research and experiences have already proven out. Just like the previous White House administration turned its backs on people at Camp Lejeune by fighting to uphold the NC Statute of Repose and deny the ability to seek tort claims, they also turned their back on Gulf War vets, refusing to approve recommendations for VA presumptive status and benefits.
In recent testimony before the Senate and House Veterans’ Affairs and Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hearing by the head of the VFW, several topics were highlighted.