Publications & Reports on Project 112/SHAD
VA and others have developed the following materials about Project 112/Project SHAD.
Project 112/SHAD fact sheets
At VA's request, the Department of Defense (DoD) developed fact sheets for each test, which include information on the test dates, location, agent/stimulant used and whether DoD has provided VA the roster of personnel involved.
Clinical education guide – Veterans Health Initiative
The Veterans Health Initiative on Chemical, Biological and Radiological Weapons is an independent study guide that gives clinicians an introduction to issues facing Veteran patients who may have been exposed to chemical, biological and radiological agents weapons. It includes information on Project 112/Project SHAD.
Institute of Medicine report
At VA’s request, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Sciences, conducted a study on potential health effects of participation in Project SHAD. Read the 2007 report, Long-Term Health Effects of Participation in Project SHAD. A follow-up study was also conducted. Read the 2016 report, Assessing Health Outcomes Among Veterans of Project SHAD (Shipboard Hazard and Defense).