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Publications & Reports on Military Exposures

VA has developed newsletters, reports, and other publications for Veterans, the public and health care providers on the following topics:

Environmental Exposures Programs and Services

Environmental Health Registry Programs for Veterans

Environmental Exposures Programs & Services brochure (447 KB, PDF)
Overview of programs and services available for Veterans who may have been exposed to certain environmental hazards during their military service, including Agent Orange, Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pits, Depleted Uranium, Gulf War, Ionizing Radiation, and Toxic Embedded Fragments.

Agent Orange

Cover of Agent Orange Review Winter 2012

View Agent Orange publications, including newsletters, posters, and reports.

Newsletter: Agent Orange Review Winter 2012

Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses

Cover of Gulf War Newsletter Spring 2015

View Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses publications, including newsletters, posters, and reports.

Newsletter: Gulf War Update Spring 2015

Operations Enduring Freedom/Iraqi Freedom/New Dawn

Cover of Post-9/11 Vet newsletter, Fall 2014

View OEF/OIF/OND exposures publications, including newsletters, posters, and clinical guides.

Newsletter: Post-9/11 Vet Fall 2014

Airborne Hazards and Burn Pits

Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry Fact Sheet cover

Airborne Hazards & Open Burn Pit Registry Fact Sheet (600 KB, PDF)

Clinician's Guide to Airborne Hazards (550 KB, PDF)


Ionizing Radiation Review cover page

View radiation publications, including newsletters, brochures, and a clinical guide.

Newsletter: Ionizing Radiation Review March 2012

Depleted Uranium

Depleted Uranium Factsheet Cover

View publications on depleted uranium and the Depleted Uranium Follow-Up Program.

Project 112/Project SHAD

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View Project 112/Project SHAD publications, including fact sheets and a clinical guide.

Guides for Clinicians

These guides help health care providers care for Veterans with military exposure concerns, malaria, and mild traumatic brain injury.

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Environmental health coordinators directory
Four ways to find military exposures


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