Georgia VA Information for Mesothelioma Victims
Military veterans ran a high risk of asbestos exposure. Every branch of the U.S. military used asbestos-containing products to build bases, vehicles, and ships.
Did You Know?
U.S. veterans make up 33% of all people diagnosed with mesothelioma today.
Around 6,000 veterans died from the disease within a six-year span (1999-2005).
Georgia Veterans Benefits
In response to this crisis, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) now offers a wide range of benefits to help veterans with mesothelioma and their families.
VA benefits include:
- Aid & attendance
- Disability compensation
- Pension plans
- Survivor benefits
Veterans can also get treatment from skilled mesothelioma doctors who work with the VA.
These VA mesothelioma doctors include:
The Mesothelioma Justice Network has no affiliation with and is not endorsed or sponsored by Dr. Robert B. Cameron. The contact information above is listed for informational purposes only. You have the right to contact Dr. Cameron directly. Visit the UCLA Health website to learn more about Dr. Robert Cameron.
Find a list of VA offices and facilities in Georgia below. Contact these offices by visiting va.gov.
Veterans Benefits Administration
- Atlanta Regional Office, Decatur
- Fort Benning, Fort Benning
- Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield, Fort Stewart
- Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay
VA Medical Centers
- Atlanta VA Health Care System, Decatur
- Carl Vinson VA Medical Center, Dublin
- Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, Augusta
Community-Based Outpatient Clinics
- Baton Rouge Outpatient Clinic
- Bogalusa VA Outpatient Clinic
- Fort Polk CBOC, Leesville
- Franklin VA Outpatient Clinic
- Hammond VA Outpatient Clinic
- Houma CBOC
- Jennings Clinic
- Lafayette CBOC Campus
- Lake Charles CBOC
- Monroe CBOC
- Natchitoches CBOC
- New Orleans VA Outpatient Clinic
- Slidell VA Outpatient Clinic
- St. John VA Outpatient Clinic
- Albany VA Clinic
- Atlanta VA Clinic
- Austell VA CBOC
- Blairsville VA CBOC
- Brunswick VA Clinic
- Columbus Clinic
- East Point VA Clinic
- Fort Benning VA Clinic
- Fort McPherson VA Campus
- Fulton County VA Clinic
- Gwinnett County VA Clinic
- Henderson Mill VA Clinic
- Lawrenceville VA Clinic
- Macon VA Clinic
- Milledgeville VA Clinic
- Newnan VA Clinic
- Oakwood VA Clinic
- Perry VA Clinic
- Savannah Clinic
- St Mary’s CBOC
- Statesboro Clinic
- Stockbridge VA Clinic
- Tifton VA Clinic
- Waycross CB
Veterans with mesothelioma must first reach out to a Georgia mesothelioma lawyer to discuss their options. These lawyers can help veterans learn about the benefits available and gather the right information to file a VA claim.
AML and VFW Service Officers in Georgia
Veterans Service Officers (VSO) with organizations such as the American Legion (AML) and Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) help veterans apply for federal and state benefits.
Local VSOs can be found in offices specific to each state, your county courthouse, your local VA office, or the local organization’s headquarters.
Offices serving the 10 largest cities in the state include:
- Albany Veterans Field Service Office, Albany
- Athens Veterans Field Service Office, Athens
- Atlanta Veterans Field Service Office, Atlanta
- Atlanta Veterans Field Service Office, Johns Creek
- Atlanta Veterans Field Service Office, Roswell
- Atlanta Veterans Field Service Office, Sandy Springs
- Augusta-VAMC Veterans Field Service Office, Augusta
- Columbus Veterans Field Service Office, Columbus
- Macon Veterans Field Service Office, Americus Veterans Field Service Office, Macon
- Savannah Veterans Field Service Office, Savannah
Service offices in Georgia can be found from Albany to Waynesboro.
Veterans — or anyone affected by mesothelioma — should learn if they qualify for compensation. Reach out to a Georgia mesothelioma as soon as possible. These lawyers can determine if compensation is available and get the needed documents to file a strong VA benefits claim.