Military Vets May See Additional Benefits

The VA has announced that military veterans exposed to toxins and similar risks during their military service could be eligible to enroll in VA health care. They can go directly to VA health care without applying for VA benefits. David Lee, Missouri’s Veterans Service Program Director, says the expansion aims to help veterans who served at home and abroad…

The change is for veterans who have been exposed to things like chemicals, pesticides, lead, asbestos, certain paints, nuclear weapons, x-rays, and various fuels.

(From Missourinet)