claimed activity must involve participation in the US atmospheric nuclear testing program, occupation of Hiroshima or Nagasaki, Japan, or POW status in the vicinity of Hiroshima or Nagasaki.

Figure III.C.1 shows that DTRA has a veterans-support effort to conduct historical research on veterans’ participation activities. As shown in the figure,

FIGURE III.C.1 How VA and DTRA process a radiation-related claim from a veteran for a presumptive disease.

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