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Vietnam Veterans of America

C-123 Vets Could Win Changes On Agent Orange Exposure Soon

Agent Orange Dioxin Kills
Ohio Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown says he talked to VA Secretary McDonald about the issue personally. “How do we make this up to them in the quickest, best possible way?” he said in an interview with WYSO. In a Veterans Affairs committee meeting Thursday morning, McDonald for...
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VA Links Brain Cancer to Agent Orange Exposure in Recent Court Decision

It is notoriously difficult for veterans to get their disabilities connected to their military service – even when the connection is apparent. In this unique case, the Department of Veterans Affairs was made to concede a very important connection and gave justice to a...
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Testimony on Birth Defects Among Vietnam Veterans’ Children by J. David Erickson D.D.S., M.P.H., Ph.D. (CDC)

April 16, 1997 Before the House Veterans’ Affairs, Subcommittee on Hospitals and Health Care. Good morning. I’m Dr. Dave Erickson, Chief of the BirthDefects and Genetic Diseases Branch, National Center forEnvironmental Health of the Centers for Disease Control...
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AGENT ORANGE/DIOXIN COMMITTEE REPORT: Operation Flyswatter

Malathion is the name of an organophosphate insecticide used in Vietnam to combat mosquitoes. Organophosphates were first developed in the late 1930s by Nazi Germany as chemical warfare agents (nerve gas). VX nerve gas and Sarin gas are well-known examples. Organophosphates...
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Agent Orange Tested in Panama in the 1960’s and 70’s

http://www.panna.org/resources/gpc/gpc_199908.09.2.19.dv.html This article is from the Global Pesticide Campaigner (Volume 09, Number 2), August 1999. The complete issue is available. More about the Global Pesticide Campaigner. News Note: Agent Orange in Panama The Dallas Morning...
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Agent Orange Okinawa: Pentagon denies burying defoliant

The Pentagon has once again denied allegations that the U.S. military buried the highly toxic defoliant Agent Orange in Okinawa, the Foreign Ministry said. “The U.S. Department of Defense said that it once again reviewed past records and found no documents confirming that...
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Agent Orange Okinawa: Okinawan mayor urges probe into Agent Orange allegations

“I was stunned,” Noguni said. “But when you see what had happened on Camp Lester, it is something that is very highly likely.” A local mayor is urging the Japanese government to investigate whether the U.S. buried dozens of barrels of Agent Orange during the Vietnam War at a...
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