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In addition to the FL 02-24 pdf link, here is another source that at this time I don't want to copy and convert...

Since I don't want to violate copyright laws, here is the link to a document entitled "Long-Term Health Effects of Participation in Project SHAD."

http://fhp.osd.mil/CBexposures/pdfs/NAS_SHAD_Report.pdf

It has additional information that might be of use.

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NOTE:

VA Fast Letter 02-24.pdf

Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Benefits Administration

Washington, D.C. 20420

September 26, 2002

Director (00/21)

All VA Regional Offices and Centers

In Reply Refer To: 101/212B

Fast Letter 02-24

SUBJ: Information and Procedures about SHAD

In May 2002, the Department of Defense (DoD) released the latest facts about Project SHAD tests conducted during the 1960's. This release included information, which caused Congress and the veteran community to focus attention on DoD's process to declassify additional tests and VA's actions to provide outreach and assistance to SHAD participant veterans.

What Is The Purpose Of This Letter?

The purpose of this letter is to ensure that all employees involved with processing SHAD claims understand the procedures.

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