Thursday, February 18, 2010

3rd Congressional Hearing on Gulf War Illness Scheduled

The third and final Congressional hearing in a three-part series regarding Gulf War illness issues has been scheduled for next week.

The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Veterans’ Affairs hearing, entitled, “Gulf War Illness: The Future for Dissatisfied Veterans,” will be held on Thursday, February 25, 2010, beginning at 10:00 a.m.

The hearing will be held in Room 334 of the Cannon House Office Building, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

It is expected that VA officials and veterans organizations will discuss an internal VA task force on issues affecting veterans of the 1991 Gulf War.

More details, including invitees for testimony, will be forthcoming.

The hearing is open to the public.

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