Publications & Reports on Gulf War
VA has developed newsletters and other materials for Veterans, the public, and health care providers about the health effects of Gulf War service and VA services for Gulf War Veterans.
Newsletters — Gulf War Newsletter
As of September 2019, Military Exposures & Your Health replaced the Gulf War Newsletter and Post-9/11 Vet Newsletter. This newsletter is for Veterans who served from 1990 to the present and their families.
Airborne Hazards & Open Burn Pit Registry Fact Sheet (403 KB, PDF)
Registry for Veterans and service members who deployed to Southwest Asia after August 2, 1990, or to Afghanistan or Djibouti after September 11, 2001
Gulf War 20th Anniversary Poster
8.5" x 11" - Gulf War 20th Anniversary (796 KB, PDF)
11" x 17" - Gulf War 20th Anniversary (915 KB, PDF)
Guides for Clinicians
These guides help health care providers care for Veterans with exposure concerns, malaria, and mild traumatic brain injury.
- Environmental Exposure Pocket Card (630 KB, PDF)
- Clinician's Guide to Airborne Hazards (550 KB, PDF)
- Malaria: Pocket Guide for Clinicians (430 KB, PDF)
- Mild Traumatic Brain Injury – Concussion: Pocket Guide for Clinicians (425 KB, PDF)
WRIISC Fact SheetsThe War Related Illness and Injury Study Center (WRIISC) provides fact sheets on health concerns for Veterans, including Gulf War Veterans. The fact sheets listed below discuss Gulf War illness:
- Gulf War Illness: Information for Veterans (420 KB, PDF)
- Gulf War Illness: A Guide for Veteran Health Care Providers (551 KB, PDF)
VA issues reports on Gulf War Veterans’ use of VA benefits and research on health effects. Also, VA contracts with the Health and Medicine Division (HMD) (formally known as the Institute of Medicine) of the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to produce reports reviewing the research on health effects of Gulf War service.
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