26 Months Later, VA Reviewing Gulf War Veterans' Claim

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Updated: 4/25 11:56 pm

Reno, NV (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- For the past 26 months, Gulf War Marine veteran, Matthew Parker, who developed a brain tumor while living in Fallon, has been battling the Reno Veterans Affairs over whether or not exposure to depleted uranium not only caused his tumor, but a fellow soldier from his unit to developed brain cancer as well.

On April 25th, News 4 was informed by an advocate handling Parker’s case the VA Review Board is examining the rebuttal paperwork, and final decision could be days away. We reached out to Parker, now living in Vancouver, Washington, on what this moment means to him and his fellow veterans.

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