Executive Branch

Presidential Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans� Illnesses

Reports: Interim Report (February 1996)

Final Report (December 1996)

Supplemental Letter (April 1997)

Special Report (October 1997)


Department of Defense


Defense Science Board

Report of the Defense Science Board Task Force on Persian Gulf: War Health Effects (June 1994)

Persian Gulf Illness Investigation Team (PGIIT)

Office of the Special Assistant for Gulf War Illnesses (OSAGWI)

Reports: Available at

(Case Narratives)

11th Marines 5 November 1998

Al Jaber Air Base 25 September 1997

Al Jubayal, Saudi Arabia 13 August 1997

An Nasiriyah ASP 13 January 2000

Camp Monterey 13 January 2000

Cement Factory 15 April 1999

Czech-French Detections 4 August 1998

Fox Alerts in the 24th Infantry Division 24 February 2000

Fox Detections in an ASP/Orchard 25 September 1997

Injured Marine 21 March 2000

Khamisiyah 14 April 1997

Kuwaiti Girls School 19 March 1998

Possible Chemical Agent on SCUD Missile Sample 27 July 2000

Possible Mustard Release at Ukhaydir Ammunition Storage Point

27 July 2000

Reported Mustard Agent Exposure Operation Desert Storm

28 August 2000

Tallil Air Base, Iraq 25 May 2000

US Marine Corps Minefield Breaching 25 May 2000

(Environmental Exposure Reports)

Chemical Agent Resistant Coating (CARC) 27 July 2000

Depleted Uranium 4 August 1998

Oil Well Fires 5 November 1998

Particulate Matter 27 July 2000

(Information Papers)

Air Campaign: Modeling and Simulation in the Planning of Attacks on

Iraqi Chemical and Biological Warfare Targets 24 February 2000

Fox NBC Reconnaissance Vehicle 29 July 1997

Inhibited Red Fuming Nitric Acid (IRFNA) 13 August 1999

Iraq�s Scud Ballistic Missiles 27 July 2000

M-256 Series Chemical Agent Detector Kit 13 August 1999

M8A1 Automatic Chemical Agent Alarm 13 November 1997

Military Medical Record Keeping During and After the Gulf War

13 August 1999

Medical Surveillance During Operations Desert Shield/Desert Storm

13 November 1997

Mission Oriented Protective Posture (MOPP) and Chemical Protection

13 November 1997

(Close out Reports)

ARCENT 21, March 2000

Possible Post War Use of Chemical Warfare Agents Against Civilians

by Iraq, 25 May 2000

Retrograde Equipment, 21 March 2000

Water Use, 24 February 2000

RAND, National Defense Research Institute

Reports: A Review of the Scientific Literature As It Pertains to Gulf War Illnesses

Volume 2. Pyridostigmine Bromide. BA Golomb

Volume 4. Stress. GN Marshall, LM Davis, and CD Sherbourne

Volume 6. Oil Well Fires. DM Spektor

Volume 7. Depleted Uranium. NH Harley, EC Foulkes, LH Hillborne,

A Hudson, CR Anthony

Military Use of Drugs Not Yet Approved by the FDA for CW/BW Defense:

Lessons From The Gulf War. RA Rettig.

Psychological and Psychosocial Consequences of Combat and Deployment

with Special Emphasis on the Gulf War. DH Marlowe


Department of Health and Human Services

Report: The Health Impact of Chemical Exposures During the Gulf War: A

Research Planning Conference. February 28 to March 2, 1999.

Department of Veterans Affairs


Persian Gulf Expert Scientific Panel (February 1994)


Central Intelligence Agency/Intelligence Community

Persian Gulf War Illness Task Force (1997)

Reports: Numerous; see or for more information

Reports: Intelligence Related to Possible Sources of Biological Agent Exposure

During the Persian Gulf War. August 2000

Intelligence Related to Possible Sources of Radioactive Contamination

During the Persian Gulf War. July 2000

Update on Potential Mustard Agent Release at Ukhaydir Ammunition

Storage Depot. 4 September 1997

Maymunah Munitions Depot. 4 September 1997

16 Suspect CW/BW Storage Sites. 4 September 1997

Modeling the Chemical Warfare Agent Release at the Khamisiyah Pit.

4 September 1997

17 Suspect CW/BW Storage Sites. 30 July 1997

Status of Director of Central Intelligence Persian Gulf War Illnesses Task

Force Support to Efforts for Modeling the Chemical Release from the

Khamisiyah Pit Area. 25 April 1997

Khamisiyah: A Historical Prospective on Related Intelligence, 9 April 1997

CIA Report Intelligence Related to Gulf War Illnesses. 2 August 1996


Persian Gulf Veterans Coordinating Board (estab. January 1994; DoD/VA/DHHS)

Reports: Annual Reports to Congress

Federally Sponsored Research on Gulf War Veterans Illnesses for 1996,

May 1997

Federally Sponsored Research on Gulf War Veterans Illnesses for 1997,

March 1998

Federally Sponsored Research on Gulf War Veterans Illnesses for 1998,

June 1999


National Institutes of Health Technology Assessment Workshop Panel (April 1994) (DoD/DHHS/VA/EPA)

The Health Impact of Chemical Exposures During the Gulf War: A Research Planning Conference (February 28 � March 2, 1999)


Legislative Branch


Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Report: The Riegle Report, U.S. Chemical and Biological Warfare-Related Dual Use

Exports to Iraq and Their Possible Impact on the Health Consequences of the Gulf War

(May 25, 1994)

Senate Committee on Veterans� Affairs

Report: Report of the Special Investigation Unit on Gulf War Illnesses (1998)


House Committee on Government Reform

Report: Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses: VA, DoD Continue to Resist Strong Evidence

Linking Toxic Causes to Chronic Health Effects (1997)


General Accounting Office

Report: see for more information

Reports: Gulf War Illnesses: Management Actions Needed to Answer Basic Research

Questions. Jan 2000

Gulf War Illnesses: Basic Questions Unanswered. Feb 2000

Gulf War Illnesses: Understanding of Health Effects from Depleted Uranium

Evolving but Safety Training Needed. March 2000

Gulf War Illnesses: Procedural Reporting Improvements are Needed in

DoD�s Investigation Processes. Feb 1999

Gulf War Illnesses: Questions about the Presence of Squalene Antibodies

in Veterans Can be Resolved. March 1999

Medical Readiness: DoD Faces Challenges in Implementing Its Anthrax

Vaccine Immunization Program. October 1999

VA Health Care: Better Intergration of Services Could Improve Gulf War

Veteran�s Care. August 1998

Gulf War Veterans: Limitations of Available Data for Accurately

Determining the Incidence of Tumors. May 1998

Veterans� Benefits: Improvements Made to Persian Gulf Claims

Processing. May 1998

VA Health Care: Persian Gulf Dependents� Medical Exam Program

Ineffectively Carried Out. March 1998

Gulf War Illnesses: Federal Research Strategy Needs Reexamining.

Feb 1998

Gulf War Illnesses: Research, Clinical Monitoring, and Medical

Surveillance. Feb 1998

Gulf War Illnesses: Public and Private Efforts Relating to Exposures of

U.S. Personnel to Chemical Agents. Oct 1997

Gulf War Illnesses: Reexamination of Research Emphasis And Improved

Monitoring of Clinical Progress Needed. June 1997

Operation Desert Storm: Evaluation of the Air Campaign. June 1997

VA Health Care: Observations on Medical Care Provided to Persian Gulf

Veterans. June 1997

Veterans� Compensation: Evidence Considered in Persian Gulf War

Undiagnosed Illness Claims. May 1996

Operation Desert Storm: Health Concerns of Selected Indiana Persian

Gulf War Veterans. May 1995


National Academy of Sciences


Institute of Medicine

Reports: Health Consequences of Service During the Persian Gulf War: Initial Findings and Recommendations for Immediate Action (1995)

Health Consequences of Service During the Persian Gulf War:

Recommendations for Research and Information Systems


Adequacy of the Comprehensive Clinical Evaluation Program:

Nerve Agents (1997)

Adequacy of the Comprehensive Clinical Evaluation Program:

A Focused Assessment (1997)

Adequacy of the DVA Persian Gulf Registry and Uniform Case Assessment Protocol (1998)

Measuring the Health of Persian Gulf Veterans: Workshop Summary (1998)

Veterans at Risk: The Health Effects of Mustard Gas and Lewisite (1993)



United Nations Special Commission (UNSCOM)

(Semi-Annual Reports to the Security Council)

Reports: S/1999/1037 of 08/10/1999 Eighth report under resolution 1051 (United

Nations Security council Resolution 1051, Approval of Export/Import

Monitoring Mechanism for Iraq)

S/1999/401 of 09/04/1999 Seventh report under resolution 1051.

S/1999/920 of 06/10/1998 Sixth report under resolution 1051.

S/1998/332 of 16/04/1998 Fifth report under resolution 1051.

S/1997/774 of 06/10/1997 Fourth report under resolution 1051.

S/1997/301 of 11/04/1997 Third report under resolution 1051.

S/1996/848 of 11/10/1996 Second report under resolution 1051.

S/1996/258 of 11/04/1996 First report under resolution 1051.


Great Britain

Gulf Veterans� Illnesses Unit (GVIU)

Reports: see


Reports: Health Study of Canadian Forces Personnel Involved in the 1991 Conflict

in the Persian Gulf (1998)

Czech Republic

Reports: The Czechoslovak Chemical Unit in the Persian Gulf and Examination

Results Concerning a Potential Use of Combat Toxic Agents (1997)

The Medical Committee Report: A Project of the Ministry of Defense

Concerning Participants in the Persian Gulf War (1997)