Depending on when you served in the military, you may have been exposed to radiation.
Learn more about what you can do if you were exposed here.
VA: Exposure to Radiation Exposure
U.S. Department of Justice: Radiation Exposure Compensation Act
The Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (“the Act” or “RECA”), 42 U.S.C. § 2210 note (2012) established an administrative program for claims relating to atmospheric nuclear testing and uranium industry employment. The Act delegated authority to the Attorney General to establish procedures and make determinations regarding whether claims satisfy statutory eligibility criteria.