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Getting You the Information You Need

As you transition from military life to veteran life, you may have questions about benefits, entitlements, organizations, and more. The Department of New Mexico Military Order of the Purple Heart in Albuquerque, New Mexico, provides a variety of counseling services for returning war veterans and Purple Heart recipients, helping you navigate the system to get access to the aid you have earned.

Free Support & Advice

As former veterans, every member of our support staff has been in your position. Instead of diving into a complicated system alone, let us guide you through the process by offering:

• Counseling on Benefits from a Variety of Government Sources
• Assistance in Filing Claims for Disability
• Assistance in Entering the VA Health Care System

War Veterans

Presumptive Service Connection
On 31 August 2010, the VA added three new illnesses to the list of presumptive diseases in connection with Agent Orange. If you suffer from or lost a spouse to any of these illnesses, you may be eligible for DIC. File a claim immediately with the VA if you have:

• Acute & Subacute Transient Peripheral Neuropathy
• AL Amyloidosis
• B-Cell Leukemias
• Chloracne
• Diabetes Mellitus (Type 2)
• Ischemic Heart Disease
• Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

• Parkinson's Disease
• Porphyria Cutanea Taeda
• Prostate Cancer
• Lung, Bronchus, Larynx, or Trachea Cancers
• Soft Tissue Sarcoma Other Than Osteosarcoma, Chondrosarcoma, Kaposi's Sarcoma, or Mesothelioma