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Posted on: March 17, 2017

[ARCHIVED] VA’s rule establishes a presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure to c

VA to provide disability benefits for related diseases

VA regulations to establish presumptions for the service connection of eight diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune, N.C. are effective as of today.
“Establishing these presumptions is a demonstration of our commitment to care for those who have served our Nation and have been exposed to harm as a result of that service,” said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. David J. Shulkin. “The Camp Lejeune presumptions will make it easier for those Veterans to receive the care and benefits they earned.” Read on...

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