Navy vets exposed to Agent Orange get new hope for benefits

VA has established a list of Navy and Coast Guard ships that it acknowledges have been exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War. The list serves as a resource for Regional Offices when determining whether a particular blue water navy veteran is eligible for the presumption of Agent Orange exposure and related benefits.

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In January 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit overturned a 16-year-old VA policy that denied benefits to thousands of Navy veterans exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War. However, Congressional action was still needed to guarantee all Blue Water veterans would receive care.

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has once again turned down an effort by Navy veterans to get compensation for possible exposure to Agent Orange during the. The VA’s new review rejecting.

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Navy vets who. You better get ready to lose your bladder.'” The VA’s policy, he said, doesn’t make sense because it provides benefits to Vietnam vets with prostate cancer based on their Agent.

The final legal battle for Blue Water Navy veterans to get VA disability benefits for exposure to cancer-causing Agent Orange appears to be over. More than 90,000 veterans who could have been exposed to the toxin during the Vietnam War are now in line for disability benefits from the Veterans Administration after the Justice Department dropped its appeal of a federal court decision from earlier this year.

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.

The VA offers health care and disability benefits for veterans who may have been exposed to Agent Orange and other herbicides during military service. Your dependents and survivors also may be.

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