Navy vets exposed to Agent Orange get new hope for benefits

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I-Team: They Never Touched Vietnamese Soil -- Why These Vets Still Claim Agent Orange Made Them Sick If you served on a Navy or Coast Guard ship in or around Vietnam during the Vietnam Era, you may have been exposed to Agent Orange. Find out if you’re eligible for VA disability pay and other benefits for illnesses related to contact with this toxic chemical.

 · blue water navy vets Currently, any Vietnam veteran who served on the ground is entitled to VA benefits and disability compensation if they were exposed to Agent Orange. But the same isn’t true for sailors who served aboard ships off the country’s coast.

Agent Orange Exposure in Vietnam Waters (Blue Water Navy Veterans) If you served on a Blue Water Navy ship on the inland waterways of Vietnam between January 9, 1962, and May 7, 1975-or you ever came ashore in Vietnam-you likely had contact with Agent Orange.

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Tens of thousands of Vietnam veterans stand to benefit. In a huge victory for tens of thousands of Vietnam-era sailors, a federal court on Tuesday ruled the Department of Veterans Affairs must presume "Blue Water" Navy veterans were exposed to Agent Orange, unlocking VA benefits and disability compensation.

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Navy vets exposed to Agent Orange get new hope for benefits Peter Urban May 15, 2019 WASHINGTON – For the second time in as many years, the House overwhelmingly approved a bill that could make tens of thousands of Navy vets and their survivors eligible for benefits stemming from exposure to Agent Orange while serving in waters off Vietnam.

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Michael Yates says the first side effects from his exposure to toxic Agent Orange appeared four years after he was discharged from the Navy in 1972, when he was diagnosed with cancer of the thyroid.

Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange. Veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange or other herbicides during military service may be eligible for a variety of VA benefits, including disability compensation for diseases associated with exposure. Your dependents and survivors also may be eligible for benefits..

Members of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee will vote next week on a plan to cover benefits for so-called “blue water Navy veterans” from the war with a new fee on home. developed because of.

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