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House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health Holds Hearing on H.R. 5484, The Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2014

House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health Holds Hearing on H.R. 5484, The Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2014 On Wednesday, November 19, 2014, Vietnam Veterans of America National President John Rowan will present testimony before the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on...

Vietnam Veterans And Families Invited To Agent Orange Town Hall Nov. 20

All Vietnam veterans and their families are invited to a town hall forum to discuss possible health problems related to exposure to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War on Thursday, Nov. 20, in the Gateway Building of Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla....

Wait no longer to thank a Vietnam veteran

According, it is estimated that less than 850,000 Vietnam veterans remain alive today. That means of the 2,709,918 Americans who served in Vietnam, only about a third are still with us, and the conflict officially ended less than 40 years...

Faces of Agent Orange Town Hall Meetings Scheduled

Dead man Walking
  June 6, 2015 St Cloud, Minnesota 9 am- 3pm St Cloud Whitney Center 1529 Northway Drive, St Cloud, MN 56303 Contact: Maynard Kaderlik 507-581-6402   June 26, 2015 Reno, Nevada 7:00 pm The Silver Legacy 407 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89501 (Room to be updated) Contact:...

Vietnamese, US leaders meet on East Asia Summit’s fringes

Dung suggested the US increase funding for cleaning up dioxin and support Vietnamese Agent Orange/Dioxin victims and the clearance of war-era unexploded ordnances. He also asked the US to completely lift the ban on the sale of lethal arms to Viet Nam. He pledged to continue...


But fate put Galinac — and thousands of others — in the path of a killer as deadly but far more stealthy than their North Vietnamese foe. And more than 40 years later, the strategy the U.S. military deployed to decimate that jungle has leveled a lethal legacy. Galinac is among...

Veterans exposed to chemical Agent Orange, not receiving benefit

The CDC found the herbicide, Agent Orange , caused a number of diseases and cancers, but not all forms of cancers were put on the list, including the kind that killed Denny. It’s the same for other forms of cancer as well, some are on the list as caused by Agent Orange,...

Number of America’s Vietnam War vets on the decline

  For years, Vietnam-era veterans have been the nation’s largest group of former military personnel, but a half-century after the start of the U.S. combat mission, that’s about to change. As these vets age into their 60s and 70s, they’re beginning to make...

Possible Association Between Agent Orange Exposure And Increased Risk Of Developing Ischemic Heart Disease Or Parkinson’s Disease For Vietnam Veterans

  A new report from the Institute of Medicine finds suggestive but limited evidence that exposure to Agent Orange and other herbicides used during the Vietnam War is associated with an increased chance of developing ischemic heart disease and Parkinson’s disease for...
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