Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses
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Certain illnesses are associated with Gulf War service in the Southwest Asia theater of military operations August 2, 1990 to present.
VA offers eligible Veterans a free Gulf War Registry health exam to find possible long-term health problems related to Gulf War service.