Military Health History Pocket Card

 ?   Questions to ask your Veteran:

 ?   Military Health Questions


If your patient answers "Yes" to any of the following, ask:
"Can you tell me more about that?"

 ?   General Questions

 ?   Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection

 ?   Living Situation

 ?   Sexual Harassment, Assault and Trauma

 ?   Stress Reactions / Adjustment Problems

In your life, have you ever had an experience so frightening, horrible, or upsetting that, in the past month, you…


  Background Resources:
  Unique Health Risks by Era of Military Service

Operation Iraqi Freedom /
Operation Enduring Freedom / Operation New Dawn
Unique Health Risks

Gulf Wars: Unique Health Risks

Vietnam: Unique Health Risks

Cold War: Unique Health Risks

Korea: Unique Health Risks

World War II: Unique Health Risks

For additional resources

Tell your Veteran about My health e Vet.

My Health e Vet

The gateway to Veteran health benefits and services. This website allows veterans to enter their
Military Health History online at

Office of Academic Affiliations

Veterans Health Initiative Independent Study Courses

War-Related Illness and Injury Study Center

Office of Public Health and Environmental Hazards

Information for Veterans: Eligibility for Compensation and Pension Benefits


Provided by:

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Health Administration
Office of Academic Affiliations

April, 2011