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What programs exist at VA that pertain to environmental issues and hazards?

The Environmental Agents Service (EAS) administers health care programs related to environmental issues, including Operations Iraqi Freedom/Enduring Freedom (OIF/OEF), Gulf War, Agent Orange, depleted uranium, ionizing radiation, and Project 112 (Including Project SHAD). EAS also oversees the War-Related Illness And Injury Study Centers (WRIISCs). Organizationally, EAS falls under the Occupational …

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Does VA help states to build new Veterans cemeteries?

The State Cemetery Grant Program for the Department of Veteran Affairs was initiated in 1978 to assist VA’s National Cemetery Administration in providing cemeteries in states where there is not enough space to accommodate the burial needs of veterans. Further information can be found at http://www.cem.va.gov/grants/

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How do I find a Vet Center?

Vet Centers offer services such as medical referrals, family counselling, bereavement counselling, outreach, benefits assistance, etc. Vet Centers are available in all 50 states, District of Columbia, US Virgin Islands, Guam, and Puerto Rico and there are 270 community based Vet Centers. You can find their listings in the ‘blue …

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