Navy vets exposed to Agent Orange get new hope for benefits

 · (WASHINGTON D.C.) – The Retired Enlisted Association Newsletter is running a listing it has recieved from the Department of Veterans Affairs this week outlining which ships are now considered to have been exposed to Agent Orange during the Viet Nam war. Here is the listing taken directly from their newsletter today:

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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has once again turned down an effort by Navy veterans to get compensation for possible exposure to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War. In a document released.

Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange – Compensation – Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange Veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange or other herbicides during military service may be eligible for a variety of VA benefits, including disability compensation for diseases associated with exposure.

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 · NORWICH – Paul Dillon and Bill Johnstone have a lot in common — both men served aboard the USS Providence and the uss oklahoma city during the Vietnam War and now both men are struggling with the impacts of agent orange exposure. But soon, Navy veterans like Dillon and Johnstone may be eligible for health benefits under a new congressional agreement."Most of the.

 · UPDATE: As of January 29th, 2019, Blue Water Veterans Now Get Agent Orange Rights. It is very important veterans know that the VA maintains a list of U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships associated with military service in Vietnam and exposure to Agent Orange.

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 · More Ships Added to Agent Orange Exposure List. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) maintains a list of U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships associated with military service in Vietnam and possible exposure to Agent Orange based on military records. This evolving list helps veterans who served aboard ships, including "Blue Water Veterans," find out.

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They say they were exposed to Agent Orange because their ships sucked in. The VA's new review relied on a 2011 report by the Institute of Medicine , as. We hope to have data gathered and analyses published in 2017.”.