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Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses Task Force Report

VA released the 2012-2013 Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses Task Force report (932 KB, PDF) February 28, 2014.

The report identifies seven specific areas where VA is improving care and services for 1990-1991 Gulf War Veterans.

  1. Clinical Care: Leveraging Veteran-Centric Specialty Services in Primary Care
  2. Clinical Education and Training: Putting Clinical Knowledge into Practice
  3. Veteran Benefits: Delivering Compensation and Pension and Fiduciary Services
  4. Veteran Outreach: Improving Communications to Gulf War Veterans
  5. Partnerships: Improved Data Sharing with the Department of Defense
  6. Ongoing Scientific Review and Surveillance: Taking Advantage of Untapped Sources of Data Related to Veterans’ Health
  7. Research and Development: Encouraging Targeted Efforts

The mission of the Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses Task Force is to:

  • Identify gaps in services as well as opportunities to better serve 1990-1991 Gulf War Veterans.
  • Develop results-oriented recommendations that decisively advance VA’s efforts to address their needs.
  • Apply lessons learned from past practices and policies that can improve today’s programs and services supporting Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn Veterans.

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