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Veterans and Mesothelioma

Asbestos Use in the Military

Since the early 1900s, construction and manufacturing industries have used the naturally-fire resistant mineral in a variety of applications, ranging from insualtion to spray-on adhesive. To protect its armed forces from fire-related damage, the military purchased large amounts of asbestos-containing materials from these industries, using them in ships, vehicles, and bases. In doing so, it exposed servicemen and women to asbestos, unknowingly increasing veterans’ risk of developing mesothelioma in the future.

If you’re a veteran who served between the 1930s and the 1970s, knowing how and where the military used asbestos will help you determine if you’re at risk. If you’ve already been diagnosed with mesothelioma, or another asbestos-related disease, you’re entitled to benefits and disability compensation from the VA — benefits and compensation that can pay for treatment and help improve your life expectancy. The mesothelioma guide is also a good resource to refer to if you have any question in regards to Mesothelioma and its effects.

For more information click on the following links,

The Mesothelioma Group     |     The Mesothelioma Guide     |     Mesothelioma Prognosis Network



Veterans and Homelessness

A couple years ago, it was estimated that over 40,000 veterans were experiencing homelessness on any given night, either sleeping at a shelter, on the street, or another temporary residence. No one, who fights for the freedom of our country, should have to struggle with mental health alone or ever be homeless.



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