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VA extends benefits to offshore Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans January 1st

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) begins deciding Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 claims, Jan. 1, 2020, extending the presumption of herbicide exposure that include toxins such as Agent Orange, to Veterans who served in the offshore waters of the Republic of Vietnam during the Vietnam War.

Agent Orange benefit screening process scrutinized in Congress

By Frank Matt fmatt@mcclatchydc.com WASHINGTON

A Vietnam Veteran is reflected in the Vietnam War Memorial Wall before a ceremony to mark the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War on March 29. Molly Riley AP Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/article69227307.html#storylink=cpy

The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs is looking into whether a contractor … Continue Reading ››