Monday, July 1, 2013


As per e-mail 7/1/2013:

Donna Kestner, Director of the Oswego County Veterans Service Agency in Fulton, NY sent this notice - - - -

 Camp Lejeune-

From the 1950s through the 80s people living or working at Camp Lejeune, NC were potentially exposed to drinking water contaminated with industrial solvents, benzene and other chemicals.

Veterans and family members who meet the criteria above for at least 30 days between 1 Jan 1957 through 31 Dec 1987 may be eligible for MEDICAL CARE for 15 conditions-

  • Esophageal cancer 
  • Lung cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Leukenia
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic syndromes
  • Renal toxicity
  • Hepatic steatosis
  • Female infertility
  • Miscarriage
  • Scleroderma
  • Neurobehavioral effects
  • Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

If you already use VA healthcare you should tell your doctor. Those not enrolled should call 1-877-222-8387

At this time it is for healthcare only, not disability compensation.  Comp claims that a veteran believes to be connected are decided on a case by case basis. 

Any other questions, please call Oswego County Veterans Agency 315-591-9100

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