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Certain illnesses are associated with Gulf War service in the Southwest Asia theater of military operations during the first Gulf War starting August 2, 1990 through the conflict in Iraq.
VA offers eligible Veterans a free Gulf War Registry health exam to find possible long-term health problems related to Gulf War service.
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Last updated February 13, 2014