New rules extend eligibility deadline for Persian Gulf War veterans

January 4, 2012

Veterans of the Persian Gulf War with undiagnosed illnesses have an additional five years to qualify for benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). New rules change the deadline to establish eligibility from December 31, 2011 to December 31, 2016. Veterans or survivors who believe they qualify for these benefits should contact VA at 1-800-827-1000.

For more information: Rules Liberalized for Veterans with Undiagnosed Illnesses