Gulf War


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Gulf War:

see Persian Gulf WarPersian Gulf Wars,
two conflicts involving Iraq and U.S.-led coalitions in the late 20th and early 21st cent.

The First Persian Gulf War, also known as the Gulf War, Jan.–Feb.
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; Iran-Iraq WarIran-Iraq War,
1980–88, protracted military conflict between Iran and Iraq. It officially began on Sept. 22, 1980, with an Iraqi land and air invasion of western Iran, although Iraqi spokespersons maintained that Iran had been engaging in artillery attacks on Iraqi towns
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About 5 percent of women veterans from both Gulf War eras worked in protective service occupations, compared with about 1 percent of nonveteran women.
The committee found 2,033 articles in the literature focused on Gulf War illness symptoms and closely reviewed 718 of them.
All of this being said, there is much lacking in the way of treatments for Gulf War illness.
The Ministry of Defence has described Gulf War Syndrome was a useful "umbrella term," but has argued it comprises too many different symptoms to be characterised as a syndrome in medical terms.
Although there was sufficient evidence of an association between deployment to the Gulf and chronic multisymptom illness, also known as Gulf War illness or Gulf War syndrome, the committee noted that a standard definition of this type of multisymptom illness does not exist and neither does a consistent pattern of findings on physical exams or laboratory testing.
Mr Rusling, 51, from Hull, a former Parachute Regiment medic who is himself aGulf veteran, won a ground-breaking ruling in May 2002 when a pensions appeal tribunal officially recognised Gulf War Syndrome as a disease.
Mr Rusling, 51, from Hull, a former Parachute Regiment medic who is himself a Gulf veteran, won a ground-breaking ruling in May 2002 when a pensions appeal tribunal officially recognised Gulf War Syndrome as a disease.
In its final report, the committee stated, "The VA culture has significantly changed for the better since Gulf War I, but more needs to be accomplished.
At the March 2004 annual town meeting, voters approved $2,000 to study a Gulf War Memorial.
He blamed nerve agent pre-treatment sets (NAPS) tablets that were given in the run-up to the first Gulf war.
She is the third Gulf War veteran to successfully win an Army pension for the syndrome.
The Persian Gulf War was marked by a clarity and purpose that the Vietnam War era lacked.