Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses Task Force; FR Doc. #2013-11384

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Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses Task Force


Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).


Notice with request for comments.


The Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) established the Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses Task Force (GWVI-TF) in August 2009 to conduct a comprehensive review of VA's approach to and programs addressing 1990-1991 Gulf War Veterans' illnesses. The third Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses Task Force Draft Written Report is now complete. VA is inviting public comments on this draft report.


Written comments must be received on or before June 13, 2013.


Although VA prefers electronic submission of public comments through ; written comments may be submitted through mail or hand delivery to the Director, Regulations Management (02REG), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Ave. NW., Room 1068, Washington, DC 20420 or by fax to (202) 273-9026. Please view and/or download the Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses Task Force Draft Report for Public Comment at . Please write: “Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses Task Force Draft Written Report or GWVI-TF Report” in the subject line of your letter or email. Copies of all comments received will be available for public inspection in the Office of Regulation Policy and Management, Room 1063B, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (except holidays). Please call (202) 461-4902 for an appointment.

Comments may also be viewed online during the comment period, through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at . You can also submit ideas on improving VA services to Gulf War Veterans at .

For Further Information Contact

John Kent, GWVI-TF Secretary, OSVA, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, at (202) 461-4814.

Approved: May 8, 2013.
Jose D. Riojas,
Interim Chief of Staff, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2013-11384 Filed 5-13-13; 8:45 am]
Comment Period Closed
Jun 13 2013, at 11:59 PM ET
ID: VA-2013-VACO-0001-0063
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Date Posted: May 14, 2013
Federal Register Number: 2013-11384
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Comments Received*
I would like to point out that there is one thing missing that should be included in the Gulf War Veterans Illness Task Force for 2013. The one major point...
If the findings of the GWI Task Force are not implemented by the Veterans Administration they are useless. Enough of the bogus findings and research. Gulf...
I was deployed to Desert Shield/Storm (Jan - Jun, 1991) and was exposed to contaminants on a daily basis from dust storms, burn pits (trash/waste and feces...

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