FOR SERVICE MEMBERS and VETERANS
An Al Hindiyah Fact Sheet is posted for former members of TF 2/502 Infantry Regiment (101ST Airborne Division) who were at Al Hindiyah, Iraq on 6 April 2003.
If you were present at Al Hindiyah during this incident and had symptoms of nausea, vomiting, dizziness, headache, and/or rash following the exposure, please call the DoD hotline (1-800-497-6261) to enroll in the Iraq Chemical Warfare Agent Exposure project.
This program is designed to identify and evaluate OIF/OND veterans who may have had a symptomatic exposure to a chemical warfare agent during deployment.
Department of Defense Hotline:
If you think you were exposed to chemical warfare agents during your deployment
in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation New Dawn (2003-2011), call the hotline.
VA Airborne Hazards and
Burn Pit Registry
If you are also concerned about exposure to burn pits or other airborne hazards during your deployment, see if you're eligible to be included in the registry.
Gulf War Registry Health Exam for Veterans
The VA Gulf War Registry Health Exam alerts Veterans to long-term health problems that may be related to environmental exposures during their military service. You can register for this health exam and with the VA Airborne Hazards and Burn Pit Registry as well.
Call the VA at 877-222-8387.
VA War-Related Illness and Injury Study Center
Veterans with complex deployment-related exposures may be referred to this research and health care center. The Center provides expertise to both Veterans and their health care providers.
VA Environmental Exposures Programs and Services
The VA Environmental Exposures Programs
and Services brochure has information on resources for Service members with deployment exposures.