Close-out Reports are investigations involving potential
exposures of U.S. military and civilian personnel to chemical/biological
warfare agents or environmental contaminants during the 1990-1991 Gulf War.
The Presidential Special Oversight Board reviewed the current findings
and recommended terminating any further investigation. The Board
concluded that any new information was unlikely to improve our understanding
of any unexplained illnesses experienced by some 1990-1991 Gulf War veterans.
To bring the investigation to closure, the Board recommended the former
Office of the Special Assistant for Gulf War Illness (now Force Health Protection & Readiness Policy & Programs) to present all the evidence in a
close-out report. A close-out report is a summary account of an
investigation. If anyone believes they have new information, they
are encouraged to call this office.