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VA Publishes Final Regulation to Aid Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange in Korea

“VA’s primary mission is to be an advocate for Veterans,” said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki “With this new regulation VA has cleared a path for more Veterans who served in the demilitarized zone in Korea to receive access to our quality health care and...
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Defoliants in DMZ

In addition to the side effects from the use of toxic defoliants suffered by Korean troops in the Vietnam War, the government has now confirmed the use of the same chemicals in 1968 and 1969 along the DMZ. In some respects it was inevitable that these had to be used to clear fire...
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Agent Orange Korea: 5 Investigates finds pattern of illness in S. Korean village children

Image compliments of Rich Preston, Vietnam veteran   "I am concerned for the people of our country," says Kyun-Ho Kwak, chairman of Chilgok County. He tells CBS 5 Investigates he has seen a high number of unexplained illnesses in his county. "The stream near...
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Agent Orange Korea: No Agent Orange found in water near Camp Carroll

Agent Orange Korea: No Agent Orange found in water near Camp Carroll No traces of Agent Orange were found during water sampling tests on the wells in the community adjacent to Camp Carroll, the Joint Investigation Team announced June 16, 2011. To date, no evidence of Agent Orange...
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Agent Orange S. Korea to probe another claim of Agent Orange burial at ex-U.S. base

S. Korea to probe another claim of Agent Orange burial at ex-U.S. base South Korea's defense ministry said Friday it will soon investigate another allegation that the U.S. military buried a highly toxic defoliant Agent Orange at one of its former bases in the South, amid...
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Agent Orange Korea: ‘Chemicals dumped in Bucheon’

‘Chemicals dumped in Bucheon’ “We dug a pit with a bulldozer ― doned rubber suits and gas masks and dumped every imaginable chemical ― hundreds of gallons if not more ― into the ground on a knoll behind the second storage warehouse on the right.” The USFK...
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Agent Orange Korea: S. Korea rules out immediate revision of SOFA

S. Korea rules out immediate revision of SOFA Several ranking ruling and opposition party lawmakers have weighed in, demanding revision of the agreement on the ground that terms concerning environmental protection on the part of the U.S. forces are too abstract and thus subject...
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KOREA: Chemical dumping claims growing

Chemical dumping claims growing “One order I had received was to remove all remaining supplies of dioxin,” wrote Anderson, who said he served with the U.S. 2nd Infantry Division between 1977 and 1978. Three other U.S. veterans, including Steve House, said in an...
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KOREA: Agent Orange Claim By Ariz. Vet Sparks Protest

Agent Orange Claim By Ariz. Vet Sparks Protest Protesters are now camped outside Camp Carroll military base near Daegu, South Korea. The group has grown to about 50 protesters and they say their numbers will continue to increase. The Korean citizens are demanding answers and...
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