Navy vets exposed to Agent Orange get new hope for benefits

Agent Orange: alphabetized ships list. The list of U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships associated with military service in Vietnam and possible exposure to Agent Orange has moved to the Veterans Benefits Administration compensation website. The updated list can now be found on VBA’s "Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange" Web page.

 · The Victims of Agent Orange Relief Act of 2011 was introduced to the House of Representatives on July 25, 2011. The bill targets ongoing problems and concerns regarding exposure to deadly herbicides, including Agent Orange, during the Vietnam War.

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New Hope for "Blue Water Navy" vets Exposed to Agent Orange. – During the Vietnam War, 90,000 Navy vets served offshore and may have been exposed to Agent Orange. But they are not eligible for VA disability benefits for health problems they suffered as a result of that exposure.. These sailors, who served on ships off the coast of Vietnam during the war, were initially eligible for compensation under the Agent Orange Act of 1991.

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We really thought we were in the new enlightened Army. We thought all that agent orange stuff and human radiation. Some scientists speculate that veterans’ health problems stem from exposure to.

 · 2012 marks the beginning of commemorations for the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration has launched a website (www.vietnamwar50th.com) which has information on the anniversary, and on the war itself.The website is a work in progress, and features an expansive interactive timeline of the war, featuring images and.

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Once Again, the VA Turns Down Navy Vets for Agent Orange Benefits A federal court had ordered the VA to reassess its policy denying Agent Orange benefits to Navy sailors who served in the Vietnam War.

VA secretary david shulkin suggests he favors expansion of agent orange-related health care and disability compensation to new categories of ailing. passing legislation to extend VA benefits to.

The VA offers health care and disability benefits for veterans who may have been exposed to Agent Orange and other herbicides during military service. Your dependents and survivors also may be.

New blue water veterans’ deal could mean benefits for. –  · But the blue water veterans – who served on ships off the coast of the country – still must prove they were directly exposed to Agent Orange for their illnesses to.

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