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BLUE WATER VETERANS: Webinar on September 10th, 2015

Agent Orange Blue Water Veterans
Agent Orange and Bluewater Sailors: VA has yet to publish its official definition of “inland waterway.” However, the BVA’s decision indicates that VA still refuses to accept Vietnam harbors as inland waterways, ignoring a Veterans Court order to the contrary. On Thursday,...
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Agent Orange Broke My Heart™ – Agent Orange Legacy

Agent Orange Broke My Hear™t
AUGUST and OCTOBER are both AGENT ORANGE AWARENESS MONTH…Please tell us how Agent Orange broke your heart™. HISTORY OF AGENT ORANGE BROKE MY HEART™ and IMAGE My daughter, Dee and I made this image in 2007 when we founded Agent Orange Legacy after her father (my husband)...
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U.S. Army sprayed defoliant over DMZ in 1955: ex-soldier

Agent Orange Korea
A former South Korean soldier testified for the first time Monday that from its aircraft, the U.S. military sprayed a defoliant over the Demilitarized Zone in 1955 ― more than a decade earlier than news media recently reported. “It was in 1955 when I was working at the 15th Army...
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After 5 year struggle, Vietnam vet gets $90K in benefits for Agent Orange exposure

Agent Orange Thailand
After a five-year struggle, the Lowell Air Force veteran has received federal benefits totaling more than $90,000 for his exposure to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War. “I feel a little upset I had to keep arguing with them,” said Starkweather, 65, who suffers from...
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Vietnam vet fights VA for cancer/heart treatment

In the Fight for My Life
Sam has had several medical problems since serving in Vietnam. He had a triple bypass in his thirties. He’s had a stroke, and now he’s suffering from esophageal cancer. Sam is a former smoker, but he claims his health problems were caused by Agent Orange. The Veterans...
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Vietnam vets say they passed down birth defects to their children due to Agent Orange

I'm the 2nd Generation
In 2010, the U.S. senate passed a $60 billion bill to provide expanded medical care for Vietnam War veterans exposed to the chemical, but the coverage didn’t include heart disease. According to St. Germaine, the bill also did not link health effects passed down to children...
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Agent Orange effects focus of meeting

Agent Orange Dioxin Kills Children
The generational effects of Agent Orange and dioxin will be discussed at a town hall meeting set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Rogalski Center on the St. Ambrose University campus. The three Quad City Area chapters of Vietnam Veterans of America are hosting the...
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The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act: HR-969 Introduced in the House of Representatives

Exposure Pathways
H.R.969 – To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify presumptions relating to the exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of the Republic of Vietnam, and for other purposes. The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act was introduced in the House by Rep....
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