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Agent Orange In Korea

Agent Orange In Korea

Veterans Exposed To Agent Orange In Korea This article explains the disability benefits available to veterans exposed to Agent Orange in Korea.  Today many more Korean Vets have access to quality health care and benefits. Since 2011, when a new VA regulation was made. Related to Korean Veterans exposed to herbicides while serving along the …

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Blue Water Vets

Blue Water Vets 2015

Blue Water Vets Legislation Update 2015 Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney (D, NY18) is one of the ardent supporters of the Blue Water Vets Legislation. He is among those pushing for the legislation and he believes that support is gaining momentum in Congress and legislation is coming closer to floor vote. As of November 16, 2015 …

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Brown Water Vets

Brown Water Vets

Who Are The Brown Water Vets? Why does the VA refer to some Vietnam Vets as Brown Water Vets and others as Blue Water Vets? Brief history: The term “brown-water navy” originated in the American Civil War. According to Gary Joiner who wrote “Mr. Lincoln’s Brown Water Navy: The Mississippi Squadron American Crisis” (2007 Rowman …

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Nehmer Claim

What is a “Nehmer Claim”?

What is a “Nehmer Claim”? Who is eligible? This article details the origin of a Nehmer Claim. Also it provides information on who is eligible. “Nehmer” refers to the series of rulings resulting from a 1987 class-action lawsuit. Beverly Nehmer, the Vietnam Veterans of America and nine Vietnam veterans or widows, filed a federal class …

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The Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2015

The Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) has been calling for more research on the generational legacy of toxic exposures for for all who have been exposed while serving in the armed forces. More veterans of recents wars report health issues in their children and grandchildren. On April 14, 2015, Sen. Moran (R-KS) joined Sen. Blumenthal …

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