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IMPORTANT LINKS FOR CHILDREN OF VETERANS EXPOSED TO AGENT ORANGE

     1.  FAQ a.  Frequently Asked Questions – Vietnam   2.  Legislation a.  Important Legislation:  PASSED SIGNED INTO LAW, Toxic Exposure Research Act 2015 “This legislation, a necessary first step, has been a top priority for VVA,” noted Rowan. “It will lay...
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Woman Links Cancer To Father’s Exposure To Agent Orange

I'm the 2nd Generation
‘It’s Embryonical. I Was Basically Born With It.’ The United States just marked the 40th anniversary of the end to the Vietnam War. Thousands of Americans carry physical or psychological scars from that conflict, including the children of those who served. But...
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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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Why a veterans’ mental health bill is stuck in Congress

The Pentagon has spent hundreds of millions of dollars to help struggling soldiers, but numbers show these efforts have done little to stop the 22 veterans who commit suicide every day. President Obama has vowed to do more to stop what he has called “an epidemic” of...
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BR soldier’s death after return from Iraq sparked legislation

Austin Daniel died of heart failure on Sept. 7, 2009, leaving behind a 26-year-old widow and 22-month-old Anna Lee, his mother wrote in a military blog discussing burn pit issues. On May 28, Gov. Bobby Jindal signed SB538, authored by Sen. John Smith, known as the Staff Sgt....
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Monsanto: New ‘Monsanto Protection Act’ Gives Monsanto Power Over US Government

There truly is no rest for the wicked, and Monsanto is at war once again against health conscious consumers with the latest ‘Monsanto Protection Act‘, managing to sneak wording into the latest Senate legislation that would give them blanket immunity from any USDA action regarding...
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Agent Orange Blue Water Navy: President Obama should grant Vietnam sailors Agent Orange benefits

If anyone in Washington has common sense, the incident should bring an end to the long and contentious war by the Department of Veterans Affairs against sailors of the Vietnam War who were exposed to Agent Orange. Instead, senior bureaucrats in the U.S. Department of Veterans...
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Agent Orange Blue Water Navy: The Agent Orange Act

To: Our Congress and Senate There are tens of thousands of Vietnam veterans who are sick with exposure to Agent Orange Dioxin. Many can not get Veterans Administration benefits because they did not have boots-on-ground Vietnam because they were at sea or in the… HERE IS...
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