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As of October 2022, the VA has expanded eligibility of the PACT act.
See details from American Legion.
On August 10, 2022, President Biden signed S. 3373, the Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring our Promises to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act of 2022 into law.
Veteran advocate and national chair/director of Veterans for Common Sense, Anthony Hardie, was in Washington for the signing of the PACT Act. He describes this legislation as “a very encouraging step forward and has a lot of provisions that are overdue. It’s a promise finally delivered.”
Read more about Hardie's experience in his hometown paper, the Bradenton Herald.
Following the 30th anniversary of the Gulf War Operation Desert Storm, Boston 25 News features BBRAIN in an investigative piece on Gulf War research.
Marco Loggia, director of the Pain and Neuroinflammation Imaging Lab, and his research team at Massachusetts General Hospital have been working to validate the complaints of those living with Gulf War Illness. The Boston Herald reports on their groundbreaking work and the findings of their recent research, In-vivo imaging of neuroinflammation in veterans with Gulf War illness.
The Soaring Eagle Award is presented annually by The Center for Military Health recognizing significant contributions to the health of our nation's Veterans and active military. The Strategic Advisory Board of The Center for Military Health selected Dr. Sullivan as 2019's Soaring Eagle recipient for her decades of commitment to Gulf War Illness research.
Read more here.
Check out KSAT12's news segment highlighting the work of Dr. Nancy Klimas, Director of the Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine at Nova Southeastern University, and head of the Gulf War Illness Program at the Miami VA.