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Frequently Asked Questions on Topics for the Entire Family, for your health and well being and more!
FAQs - Burn Pits
I am experiencing symptoms that I believe are related to exposure to burn pits. What should I do?
Need more help with the Registry?
How do I participate in the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry?
Why should I participate?
Am I eligible to participate?
The registry says I do not have any eligible deployments but I have deployed to locations that are listed as eligible. How can I correct this?
May I be seen by a Veterans Health Administration (VHA) or Department of Defense (DoD) health care provider?
Will my health care team be able to access my completed questionnaire on their computers?
What internet browsers and operating systems can I use?
Can I print or email a copy of my questionnaire?
What is a DS Logon?
What if I am not sure if I have a DS Logon, or I have one but have forgotten my login information?
I'm having trouble reading the text on the site. Can I make the text larger?
When I visited the registry website, I saw a message that said "Maintenance In Progress" Why was the site not available?
When I add personal information into the registry, will other people see my answers?
What is the definition of Veteran?
What is the definition of Servicemember?
What is the definition of Operation Enduring Freedom / Operation Iraqi Freedom / Operation New Dawn (OEF/OIF/OND)?
What is Southwest Asia theater of operations?
Who are 1990-1991 Gulf War Veterans?
What are AA/AE/AP and APO/FPO addresses?
What is a burn pit?
What is the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry?
Do I need to participate in the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry to submit a claim for disability compensation through VA?
Why did VA develop the on-line registry?
What types of questions should I be prepared to answer?
Why does the questionnaire ask questions about my current job and hobbies?
What does the phrase “overlapping deployment dates” mean?
I cannot find the name of the base to which I deployed. What should I do?
How can I print and save .pdf files from this site?
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