Presumptive Disability for

Burn Pit and Particulate Matter Exposure

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Burn Pit and Particulate Matter Exposure Presumptive Disability

If a you served in Bahrain, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, the UAE, or the airspace above these locations on or after August 2, 1990, or served in Afghanistan, Djibouti, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Uzbekistan, Yemen, or the airspace above these locations on or after September 11, 2001, you were likely exposed to Burn Pit and / or Particulate Matter like...

Burn Pit Smoke and Fumes

Dust and Sand Particles

Jet Fuel, Exhaust, General Fuel, and Mechanical Fumes

Oil well fire smoke

As of August 10, 2022, any time any of the following conditions develop, it will be considered service connected.


Conditions presumed to be service connected for Burn Pit and Airborne Hazards

Asthma, DC 6602 (Cannot have been diagnosed before discharge)

Rhinitis, DC 6522

Sinusitis, DCs 6510-6514

Chronic bronchitis, code 6600

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, code 6604

Constrictive or obliterative bronchiolitis, code 6600

Emphysema, code 6603

Granulomatous disease, code 6524

Interstitial lung diseases, various codes

Pleuritis, code 6845

Pulmonary fibrosis, code 6825

Sarcoidosis, code 6846

Chronic sinusitis, codes 6510-6514

Chronic rhinitis, code 6522

Glioblastoma, code 8002 or code 8021

Head cancer, various codes

Neck cancer, code 6819

Respiratory cancer, code 6819

Gastrointestinal cancer, code 7343

Reproductive cancer, code 7628 or code 7528

Lymphoma, code 7709 or code 7715

Lymphatic cancer, various codes

Kidney cancer, code 7528

Brain cancer, code 8002

Melanoma, code 7833

Pancreatic Cancer, code 7347