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Wilkie cited high costs and insufficient scientific evidence linking Blue Water Navy veterans to Agent Orange exposure. "We’d been dealing with Congress for eight years and were unable to get.

Advocates hope to restart debate over benefits for blue water Navy vets. But the blue water veterans – who served on ships off the coast of the country – still must prove they were directly exposed to Agent Orange for their illnesses to be labeled as service-connected. In many cases, collecting scientific evidence of the presence of the chemical on or near the ships is impossible, given the decades that have passed.

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Agent Orange Exposure In Vietnam Waters (Blue Water Navy. – If you served on a Blue Water Navy ship on the inland waterways of Vietnam or ever came ashore in Vietnam, you likely had contact with agent orange. find out if you’re eligible for VA disability pay and other benefits for illnesses related to contact with this toxic chemical.

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.

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New research could lead to disability benefits for Vietnam veterans with high blood pressure Researchers are upgrading the link between Agent Orange exposure and hypertension. By: Leo Shane III

WASHINGTON – Tens of thousands of Navy vets and their survivors could soon be eligible for benefits stemming from exposure to Agent Orange while serving in waters off Vietnam decades ago. The Senate on Wednesday approved the blue water navy vietnam veterans act on a voice vote, sending it to President Donald Trump for his signature.

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Agent Orange was a defoliant used by the U.S. military during the Vietnam War to. creating medical benefits for Vietnam veterans exposed to the herbicide.. These are the Blue Water Navy Veterans, who served on ships off the. We're going to have to go back to ships' logs and hope they are still there.

The Last Battle of the Vietnam War: Agent Orange and Its Presumed Diseases’ – There are 14 diseases now presumed by the VA to be caused by Agent Orange exposure. But countless veterans and their families who try to get disability and survivor benefits are still. give her new.

Last year, the House unanimously passed a bill, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act, to provide benefits to affected service members. But Wilkie objected, saying the science does not prove that.

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