The Mesothelioma Center named former U.S. Army Capt. Aaron Munz director of the advocacy group’s Veterans Department. Munz offers his wide range of experience in assisting all former military personnel with issues of asbestos-related diseases and the Veterans Administration (VA).
Our Veterans Department can help you or a loved one understand asbestos-related VA claims and potential benefits.
Our Veterans Department is committed to helping you understand asbestos-related claims with the VA. Our experienced team is well-versed in the often-complex process of filing for benefits and any appeals that may be necessary. Our track record is a good one. Our department works tirelessly to help veterans receive the help they deserve.
Veterans are important to The Mesothelioma Center. They represent a high-risk group for asbestos exposure and the development of mesothelioma, asbestos lung cancer and asbestosis. Munz’s expertise in the military’s use of asbestos — in all branches of service — will prove invaluable to anyone with a disability claim with the VA.
He is intimately familiar with the overwhelming number of parts and products containing asbestos used in construction and maintenance of military ships, planes, living quarters and work facilities.
The Veterans Department at The Mesothelioma Center delivers help in a number of areas that directly benefit veterans and their families.
Asbestos.com helped us with getting through the red tape at the VA and getting the necessary forms for us. We would probably still be battling without his help.
Former U.S. Army Capt. Aaron Munz served nine years in combat and strategic training before leaving active duty in 2006. He also served in Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2004. Munz uses his experience to help fellow veterans understand their VA claims.
He served as commander of a tank platoon with a one-hour response contingency to North Korean aggression. Munz was responsible for the training, readiness, safety and tactical deployment of his platoon. He later served as platoon leader in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, charged with commanding a parachute repair company. He became battalion assistant operations officer in Fort Hood, Texas, where he also became lead plans officer for a 500-person armor unit.
As senior leader of combat organizations, Munz was responsible for training, readiness, safety, maintenance and tactical employment of 67 soldiers. He was recognized as the top commander in his brigade. He led combat operations against insurgents in Iraq that helped secure U.S. and Iraqi infrastructure. He became a senior advisor to new Iraqi city council in Aqar Quf. He assisted in planning and resourcing economic development projects.
The Army moved him to Fort Irwin, California, where he became an information operations trainer and developed training scenarios for units preparing for deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan. He prepared and taught training programs in classroom and in-field environments.
Munz returned to school and received his master's degree from the North Carolina State University. He became manager of a heavy equipment production line for Caterpillar, Inc. He left to begin teaching U.S. history and social studies at a public middle school in Raleigh, North Carolina, using his real-life military experiences to earn numerous accolades in academia.
He became director of the Veterans Department at The Mesothelioma Center. Munz has the resources to help veterans understand their VA claims forms.
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