Healthcare for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans

Iraq and Afghanistan veterans discharged from active duty on or after January 28, 2003, may be eligible for five years of medical care. The Department of Veterans Affairs is trying to reach out to eligible veterans who served “in a theater of combat operations” to let them know that they may be eligible for complete health care coverage for five years post service.

To determine eligibility, visit the Veterans Health Administration website at:

VHA website provides comprehensive health benefits and includes a link to their fully developed Veterans Health Benefits Guide. For more information, visit or call 1-877-222-VETS (8387), 8 a.m.-8 p.m. EST.