Monday, August 23, 2021

Capitol Hill Forum on Gulf War Illness

Today, Veterans for Common Sense, along with 14 other veterans and military service organization co-hosts, held a Capitol Hill Forum on Gulf War Illness.    

The forum included Gulf War Illness researchers and clinicians funded by the Gulf War Illness CDMRP and included a Q&A period during the last 30 minutes.  

The recorded video of the event was made immediately available on the INIM YouTube channel, here: 


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Tuesday, June 8, 2021

**ACTION ALERT**: 5 Minutes to Help Gulf War Illness Veterans


ACTION NEEDED:    Ask your two U.S. Senators to sign onto the "Baldwin 'Dear Colleague' Letter for Gulf War Illness treatment research funding" (FY 2022)  

READ BELOW for more details before calling. 

DEADLINE for sign on's:  
SENATE:  Thursday, July 1, 2021


( - Updated June 8, 2021) - Key members of Congress have launched a renewed bipartisan initiative to continue the Gulf War Illness Research Program (GWIRP) to develop treatments for Gulf War Illness.  

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Houston Chronicle Editorial: Yes, Gulf War Illness is real. Biden may finally give troops a shot at help.

David K. Winnett, Jr., of New Braunfels, listens as acupuncturist Michael Callaghan explains pain relief treatments, Monday, May 7, 2018. Winnett, 63, is a former Marine captain with 100 percent disability due to Gulf War Illness created by exposure to nerve gases and other toxic chemicals. Winnett, of New Braunfels, is a paraplegic after surgery related to a service-related back ailment.  JERRY LARA / San Antonio Express-News