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Asbestos Use in the United States Military

It might come as a surprise to learn that a loved one was exposed to asbestos during their time of service in one of the United States Military branches. For many veterans, this exposure remains unknown until they are diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease, like mesothelioma.

Celebrating Veterans during SF Fleet Week

San Francisco Fleet Week is an annual public event that honors the contributions of the men and women of the United States Armed Forces while advancing cooperation and knowledge among civilian- and military-based Humanitarian Assistance personnel.

Asbestos Victims Urge Congress to Reject the FACT Act

Have you been keeping up with the so-called FACT (Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency) Act? Veterans, first responders, teachers, and many more are urging lawmakers to reject the bill that would require the sharing of private information of victims and their families.

Hospice Resources for Veterans with Mesothelioma

If one of your loved ones is a veteran diagnosed with mesothelioma, chances are your time with them is running out. On average, mesothelioma victims are given one to two years to live after a mesothelioma diagnosis has been made. This is the time to do research that will help aid them in their last months with you.

Special Types of VA Claims for Veterans

Many veterans find themselves in need of assistance after their time of service. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is a common resource available to veterans. The VA can provide different benefits including disability compensation, pension, healthcare, and more.

Justice for Veterans Diagnosed with Mesothelioma

Are you a United States military veteran? If so, you are at risk for developing an asbestos-related disease in your lifetime, due to exposure during your time of service. Every branch of the military utilized asbestos in one way or another, and veterans are some of those most at risk for diseases like mesothelioma.

Asbestos Use in the Army

Asbestos was once considered to be a "miracle mineral" by the United States military. This is because it was an affordable building material for ships, vehicles, barracks, and more. It also had great insulating and fireproofing qualities. It was used extensively within all military branches, including the Army, up until the late 1970s.