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Some United States military veterans, as part of their commitment to honorably fulfill their service, may have be exposed to two toxic contaminants that could prove detrimental to their health and wellness — if it hasn’t already.

They are mustard gas — otherwise known as sulfur mustard, yperite, nitrogen mustard —  and lewisite, a natural compound containing arsenic.

If you or a loved one is a veteran who, while serving, came into contact with these blistering agents at any of the locations below and are now suffering from a disease or condition believed to be caused by such exposure, a disability rating (and subsequent care) and/or compensation (payments) may be a possibility.

If you were in the Army

Bari, Italy
Bushnell, Florida
Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
Camp Sibert, Alabama
Dugway Proving Ground, Utah
Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland
Naval Research Lab, Washington, DC
Ondal, India
Rocky Mountain Arsenal, Colorado
San Jose Island, Panama Canal Zone

If you were in the Navy

Bari, Italy
Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
Great Lakes Naval Training Center, Illinois
Hart’s Island, New York
Naval Training Center, Bainbridge, Maryland
Naval Research Laboratory, Virginia
Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC
USS Eagle Boat 58

Also, if you were a soldier, sailor or of another military branch and served in either Finschhafen, New Guinea or Porton Down, England.

If you were a merchant marine seaman, you could also be eligible if you were exposed to the toxic agents in Bari, Italy.

To apply for payments and benefits, apply here.

To check on your claim once its filed, click here.

For more information on mustard gas and lewisite exposure, and for how to get further assistance filing a disability claim (of any kind), click here.