Posted on: Friday, January 12, 2018
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Camp Lejeune and Water Contamination
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Question:

This is about the Camp Lejeune water contamination everything has been proven they’ve got me at 100% temporary I had to have my left kidney removed for cancer I’m wondering how long will I continue to get benefits through the VA and how long will it stay at 100% I know nothing about this stuff

Jim's Reply:

Apply online using eBenefits: https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/SiteDown/siteDown.html

When you apply, do the following: Select "Environmental Hazard - Camp Lejeune" as a special issue. Include evidence of service at Camp Lejeune during the required timeframe. Provide medical evidence showing your diagnosis.

Or apply by filling out the correct form https://www.vba.va.gov/pubs/forms/VBA-21-526EZ-ARE.pdf  as above and use certified mail to send it to:

Department of Veterans Affairs
Claims Intake Center
PO BOX 4444
JANESVILLE, WI 53547- 4444
Toll Free Fax: 844-531-7818
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