VA has developed newsletters, brochures, and other materials for Veterans, the public, and health care providers about the health effects of Gulf War service and VA services for Gulf War Veterans.
Newsletters — Gulf War Review
VA's Environmental Health Program publishes the Gulf War Review newsletters, providing information especially for Veterans who served in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
July 2010 - Vol 17, No 1 (443 KB, PDF)
Secretary Shinseki Marks 20th Anniversary of Gulf War with Renewed Pledge to Improve Care and Services to Gulf War Veterans, VA Seeks to Cover New Illnesses for Gulf War Veterans...
The Environmental Health Registry Programs for Veterans brochure (495 KB, PDF) provides an overview of five VA health registry programs that track the health of Veterans exposed to environmental hazards during military service: Gulf War, Ionizing Radiation, Agent Orange, Depleted Uranium, and Toxic Embedded Fragments.
VA's Environmental Health Program developed these posters to help inform Veterans about VA benefits and services. Posters are not copyrighted and may be printed on 8.5" x 11" paper using a standard office printer.
Gulf War – Aircraft
Gulf War – Missile
Gulf War – Soldier
Gulf War 20th Anniversary Poster
8.5" x 11" - Gulf War 20th Anniversary (796 KB, PDF)
11" x 17" - Gulf War 20th Anniversary (915 KB, PDF)
Pocket Guides for Clinicians
These guides help health care providers care for Veterans with exposure concerns, malaria, and mild traumatic brain injury.
Environmental Exposure Pocket Card
Malaria: Pocket Guide for Clinicians
Clinical Education Guide — Veterans Health Initiative
The Veterans Health Initiative on Caring for Gulf War I Veterans (800 KB, PDF) is a study guide that provides clinicians an overview of the Gulf War, VA and Department of Defense health programs, plus common symptoms and diagnoses of these Veterans.
VA issues reports on Gulf War Veterans’ use of VA benefits and research on health effects. Also, VA contracts with the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences to produce reports reviewing the research on health effects of Gulf War service.
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