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.
VA’s Rule Establishes a Presumption of Service Connection for Diseases Associated with Exposure to Contaminants in the Water Supply at Camp Lejeune
VA to provide disability benefits for related diseasesWASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has published regulations to establish presumptions for the service connection of eight diseases associated with … Continue Reading ››
Hosted by the Chicago Park District, the 2016 event will take place August 23-24 and is open to any individual with a disability rating from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs including amputation, spinal cord injuries, visual impairment, traumatic brain injury, permanent orthopedic injuries, and those with post-traumatic stress disorder. The Valor Games Midwest will … Continue Reading ››