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Veteran Shares Green Thumb Hobby with Fellow Vets

An Iraq war Veteran tells his story of post-combat struggles and how Veterans Affairs health care professionals helped him commit to a better lifeā€¦and share his green thumb hobby.

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The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,245 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,065 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.

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Marines salutingWere you at Camp Lejeune between 1957 and 1987?

You may be eligible for VA health care. From the 1950s through the 1980s, people living or working at the U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, were potentially exposed to drinking water contaminated with industrial solvents, benzene, and other chemicals.

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Under a law signed Aug. 6, 2012 (215 KB), Veterans and family members who served on active duty or resided at Camp Lejeune for 30 days or more between Jan. 1, 1957 and Dec. 31, 1987 may be eligible for medical care through VA for 15 health conditions.

Learn more about Camp Lejeune health benefits and which conditions are covered.

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How do you know whether you have the flu? How do you know when it might be best to stay home, call a nurse advice line or your health care provider, or go for medical help?

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VA Access Audit

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Special Medical Advisory Group Progress Report

The Special Medical Advisory Group has released their 2016 Progress Report. Find out more here »

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