Conditions Related To Service At Camp LeJeune
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.
Under a law signed Aug. 6, 2012, 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 the VA for 15 health conditions:
While none of the conditions above qualify for presumptive status, veterans may still pursue direct service connection through a medical nexus letter.
In 2012, Quatrini Rafferty was able to obtain full service connection, and a 100% disability percentage, for our client – a Camp LeJeune vet – by working with our client’s treating oncologist and hematologist to get medical nexus reports.
- Walking You through the VA Disability System
- The Ratings Decision
- The DRO Hearing — Decision Review Officer at the Regional Office
- The BVA Hearing — Veterans Law Judge at the Board of Veterans Appeals
- VA Disability Compensation Benefits – Presumptive Conditions
- Gulf War Syndrome
- Conditions Related to Camp LeJeune
- To Request Your Military Records Online
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