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Publications & Reports on Military Exposures

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

Health Registry Evaluation

Environmental Health Registry Programs for Veterans

The Environmental Health Registry Programs brochure (495 KB, PDF) gives an overview of five VA health registries that track the health of Veterans exposed to environmental hazards during service: Ionizing Radiation, Agent Orange, Gulf War, Depleted Uranium, and Toxic Embedded Fragments.

Agent Orange

Cover of Agent Orange Review Winter 2012

Read newsletters, reports, and more on Agent Orange and other herbicides used during the Vietnam conflict.

Newsletter: Agent Orange Review Winter 2012

View all Agent Orange materials.

Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses

Cover of Gulf War Newsletter March 2014

Read newsletters, reports, and more on Gulf War Veterans' illnesses.

Newsletter: Gulf War Update March 2014

View all Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses materials.

Operations Enduring Freedom/Iraqi Freedom/New Dawn

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

Read newsletters and clinical guides on exposures during Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), and Operation New Dawn (OND).

Newsletter: Post-9/11 Vet - Fall 2014

View all OEF/OIF/OND exposures publications.


Ionizing Radiation Review cover page

Read newsletters, brochures and a clinical education guide on radiation, related VA benefits, and more.

Newsletter: Ionizing Radiation Review March 2012

View all radiation materials.

Project 112/Project SHAD

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

Depleted Uranium

U.S. tank in Iraq

View fact sheets on depleted uranium, its health effects, and the Depleted Uranium Follow-Up Program.

Pocket Guides for Clinicians

These guides help health care providers care for Veterans with 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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