Returning Veterans: Potential environmental exposures during your military service

OEF/OIF/OND Veterans may have health concerns related to potential environmental exposures while they were on active duty, which can include:

– Animal contacts, including bites
– Airborne pollutants from burn pits and other sources
– Infectious diseases
– Depleted uranium
– Toxic embedded fragments
– Chromium at the Qarmat Ali water treatment facility in the spring or summer of 2003
– Cold and heat related illnesses and injuries
– Noise, vibration, and other physical exposures

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers a variety of benefits and services to eligible OEF/OIF/OND Veterans. Learn more at:


25 Emails You Get From The VA During Separation

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