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 demilitarized zone (DMZ) in Korea. Before that time, many Korean Veterans were denied disability benefits. The 2011 VA regulation expanded the dates of exposure to Agent Orange that may have caused illness. 

In a press release dated January 25, 2011, the VA announced:

Under the final regulation published today in the Federal Register.  The VA will presume herbicide exposure for any Veteran who served between April 1, 1968, and Aug. 31, 1971. In a unit determined by VA and the Department of Defense (DoD) to have operated in an area in or near the Korean DMZ in which herbicides were applied.

In a unit determined by VA and the Department of Defense (DoD) to have operated in an area in or near the Korean DMZ in which herbicides were applied.

Are you are a Veteran who served in a unit in or near the Korean demilitarized zone (DMZ) anytime between April 1, 1968, and August 31, 1971? Were you denied your VA benefits? The VA presumes exposure to Agent Orange if you are sick.  Additionally, you can appeal and secure the benefits you deserve and rightfully earned.  If you have a recognized disease.  Therefore, veterans do not have to show exposure to agent orange to be eligible for benefits.

Let us help you with your VA appeal. Cameron Firm PC has certified Veteran Appeals Lawyers on staff who will fight with you to secure the benefits you deserve. We understand the sacrifices you have made. So, call 800-861-7262 for a free consultation.  Because we are here to help.

This article is for educational and marketing purposes only. Consequently, it does not create an attorney-client relationship.