Navy vets exposed to Agent Orange get new hope for benefits

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However, some veterans advocates argue they don’t have time left to wait. A new law expands benefits to veterans harmed by Agent Orange off the coast of Vietnam. Before the Blue Water Navy. hope.

The Agent Orange Act, signed into law by President George H.W. Bush in 1991, directed the VA to award benefits to Vietnam-era veterans, including those from the Navy, who’d begun suffering from.

“It’s a place to come to where I’ve got something in common with the people, most of them service-connected,” says Carlton Gooch, an 85-year-old Navy. of veterans suffering PSTD as well as Vietnam.

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Blue Water Navy Veterans and agent orange. blue water Navy Veterans are now entitled to a presumption of service connection for illnesses related to Agent Orange exposure. This is a result of Public Law 116-23, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019. The law was signed on June 25, 2019, and takes effect on January 1, 2020.

Rep. Mark Takano, D-California, the new chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, said in a statement Tuesday after introducing his version of the bill, "We must get to work and finally secure.

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The new Agent Orange. said the Navy association is already drafting letters for every member of the House urging support and will begin following up in-person meetings. Little and Wells hope all.

He also reaffirmed his position that the VA should extend coverage for ailments stemming from Agent Orange exposure to so-called blue water navy Veterans. I just hope that the care for the veterans.

Navy vets exposed to Agent Orange get new hope for benefits 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.