• #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Samuel Ancira Jr.

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Samuel Ancira Jr., who served in various positions in the Army during the Gulf War and the Iraq War.

  • Disability compensation available for Veterans exposed to hazardous materials

    Exposure to contaminants or environmental hazards poses a major health concern for Veterans of all eras. If you served in Iraq, Afghanistan or other areas and believe you were exposed to hazardous materials – including particulate matter, burn pits and others – disability compensation and other VA benefits for related illnesses or conditions may be available for you.

  • VA Gulf War Research Advisory Committee hosting virtual public event on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses

    VA Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ illnesses to host virtual meeting Jan. 27 for Veterans, physicians, scientists and the general public.

  • #OperationSong Darius Carter

    Army Gulf War Veteran Darius Carter shares the story behind his #OperationSong effort, a song called “Thankful.”

  • VA extends presumptive period for Persian Gulf War Veterans

    VA has extended the presumptive period for qualifying chronic disabilities resulting from undiagnosed illnesses in Persian Gulf War Veterans.

  • #DesertStorm30: Remembering Them

    As we reflect back on Desert Storm and all those who served 30 years ago, let us take a moment to pause and remember the fallen. Below are names of 32 service members who were killed in action and buried in VA's national cemeteries. People can visit their virtual memorial by clicking on their name.

  • #DesertStorm30: Veterans and VA

    Desert Storm was a short war, but Veterans from that era still have many different avenues and programs to connect with VA.

  • Gulf War Veteran goes “fishing with America’s finest”

    Bill Watts earned awards during his tours of duty which included service as a Gulf War combat Veteran. Today his award is the one he receives as an advocate helping his fellow Gulf War Veterans.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Neil C. Roberts

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Neil C. Roberts, a member of SEAL Team Six and the first casualty of Operation Anaconda.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Air Force Veteran Cheryl Aubrey

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran Cheryl Aubrey, who served as a traffic management specialist shipping supplies for the Gulf War.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Donny W. Marlow

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Donny W. Marlow, who served from 1988 to 1992, including on a submarine during the Gulf War.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Miguel Sabral

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Miguel Sabral, who served our country during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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