Veterans who have health conditions that are linked to exposure to toxic substances during their military services are eligible to apply for disability benefits from health care from the VA.

However, some missions and projects that resulted in their exposure to the toxic substances remain classified by the Department of Defense, despite having taken place decades ago.

The policy prevents veterans from accessing and using their service records to establish their service-connected conditions and securing a disability rating that grants them eligible for care and benefits. More

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