Korean War (June 25, 1950-July 27, 1953)
Veterans who fought in the Korean War may have been exposed to the following hazards that carried potential health risks.
Possible health problems from cold-weather injuries, especially during the Chosin Reservoir campaign
Exposures from working with chemicals, paints, and machinery during service
Harmful sounds from guns, equipment, and machinery that is often experienced during service
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Last updated March 19, 2015