|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 17 Mar 2017 22:27:14 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] HEALTH, VOCs: Camp Lejeune (NC) disability benefits|
VA finalizes disability benefits plans for contaminated water exposure at Camp Lejeune By Leo Shane III Military Times March 14, 2017 WASHINGTON - Former service members exposed to contaminated water at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune over a 35-year period can now apply for veterans disability benefits, under a new federal rule finalized Tuesday. The move, which comes after a two-month review of the department’s plans, is expected to affect as many as 900,000 veterans and cost more than $2 billion over the next five years. … For the entire article, see http://www.militarytimes.com/articles/camp-lejeune-rule-veterans-benefits -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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