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Observances in August: 

August 1: Air Force Day
August 4: Coast Guard Day
August 7: Purple Heart Day

August 10: U.S. Department of Defense Birthday and Agent Orange Awareness Day
August 14: Navajo Code Talkers Day
August 16: National Airborne Day
August 29: Marine Corps Reserve Birthday

The PACT Act and your VA benefits

The PACT Act is a new law that expands VA health care and benefits for Veterans exposed to burn pits and other toxic substances. This law helps us provide generations of Veterans—and their survivors—with the care and benefits they’ve earned and deserve.

This page will help answer your questions about what the PACT Act means for you or your loved ones. 

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