VA Letter - Diving Disability Issues

Bradley G. Mayes, Director, Compensation and Pension Service, Department of Veteran Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration issued a training letter VA Tra Ltr 07-04 on July 5, 2007, to all VA Regional Offices and Centers addressing Medical Consequences of Diving.

The purpose of the training letter was to provide information on the disabilities that may result from diving. Mr Mayes stated he wanted to ensure that VA decision makers are informed of the medical consequences of diving so that claims from veterans who were divers in service are properly developed and adjudicated.

Navy Divers Association