Category: Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange: Legislative & Litigation History

Agent Orange Legislative history

Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange: Legislative History, Litigation, and Current Issues – R43790 By Sidath Viranga Panangala, on December 1st, 2014 The U.S. Armed Forces used a variety of chemical defoliants to clear dense jungle land in Vietnam during the war. Agent Orange (named for the orange-colored identifying stripes on the barrels) was by far… Read more »

Vietnam Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange Reach the End of the Line

Vietnam Veterans Betrayed

Vietnam Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange Reach the End of the Line September 9, 2014 Many Agent Orange exposed, Vietnam Veterans have heard a Veterans Service Officer say,  “Your illness is not on the presumptive illness list, therefore your claim will be denied. Your only hope is to apply, and maybe your illness will be… Read more »