Posted: March 23, 2012 in Uncategorized

OEF/OIF combat Veterans can receive cost free VA medical care for any condition related to their service in the Iraq/Afghanistan theater for five years after the date of their discharge or release. If you decide to use your VA Health Care Benefits:
 Enroll in VA Healthcare (You’ll need your DD214, Photo ID, medical records, and current prescriptions).
 Schedule your first VA healthcare appointment for a baseline medical exam.
 Access your one time VA dental benefit (must be within 180 days of return from combat).
 Meet with your VA OEF/OIF/OND Care Management Team for help navigating VA benefits, post deployment screenings and to learn more about your benefits and services.
 Register for TRICARE benefits, if eligible.
To Learn more about obtaining at or call 1-866-606-8216 (7am – 7pm CST M-F). [Source: Veterans Today article 7 Mar 2012 ++]


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