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The veterans self-help guide on agent orange

The veterans self-help guide on agent orange

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Published by NVLSP in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Veterans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- Health risk assessment -- United States.,
    • Agent Orange -- Toxicology.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Other titlesSelf-help guide on agent orange
      StatementNational Veterans Legal Services Program.
      ContributionsNational Veterans Legal Services Program.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF7710 .V484 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16 p. ;
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1028098M
      ISBN 101878902121
      LC Control Number96103824

        Many Vietnam veterans and their survivors may be missing out on substantial payments they are entitled to receive as a result of exposure to Agent Orange, veterans’ advocates say.. Though most veterans are aware of the toxic nature of Agent Orange, an herbicide used to clear foliage in Vietnam, not everyone has kept track as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has expanded a list . Find common veterans health and medical topics starting with the letter A that are related to military service history. The guide covers health topics from A to Z. Read on for more information about asbestos, Agent Orange, and other medical issues that begin with “A”.

      To print a copy of the VVA booklet click on this title: “The VVA Self Help Guide to Service Connected Disability Compensation for Exposure to Agent Orange: For Veterans and Their Families”. Then in the RIGHT column, click on the booklet and print!   The book was consistent in supporting how Navy veterans were exposed to Agent Orange. The book was also specific in detailing problems with ship evaporators. In conclusion the research showed that Navy Veterans were more likely to die of Agent Orange Reviews: 2.

      VVA Self-Help Guide to Service-Connected Disability Compensation for Exposures to Agent Orange This guide is the recommended starting point for veterans and their family members to learn about the process to file a claim for service-connected disability compensation or death benefits with the VA for illnesses/diseases associated with exposure. The book describes research areas of continuing concern and offers recommendations for further research on the health effects of Agent Orange exposure among Vietnam veterans. This volume will be critically important to both policymakers and physicians in the federal government, Vietnam veterans and their families, veterans organizations.


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Self-Help Guide. Has Your Child or Grandchild’s Health Been Affected by Your Military Service. Self-Help Guide to Service-Connected Disability Compensation For Exposure To Agent Orange for Veterans and Their Families; Filing Claims for a Child or Grandchild of a Veteran; Organizing a Town Hall Meeting.

Guide to Organizing Agent Orange Town. 1 VVA SElF-HElP guIDE Agent Orange is a highly toxic herbicide used by the u.S. military during the Vietnam War to defoliate hiding places used by the Viet Cong, rice paddies and fields that provided them with food, and to clear the perimeters of military bases to give service members a clear line of fire.

Although colorless, it is. “Agent Orange is a highly toxic herbicide used by the U.S. Military during the Vietnam War to defoliate hiding places used by the Viet Cong, rice paddies and fields that provided them with food, and to clear the perimeters of military bases to give service members a clear line of fire.

Due to the Agent Orange Act ofthe VA now acknowledges certain cancers and other diseases as caused by Agent Orange. This means that veterans with these recognized diseases can qualify for disability compensation under “presumptive service connection.” However, many special rules : Margaret Wadsworth.

recommendation to the legislature on Agent Orange research. The veterans self-help guide on agent orange book WASHINGTON AGENT ORANGE PROJECT Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs is providing information to veterans on the locations of herbicide spraying missions in Viet­ nam.

Veterans are encouraged to get an Agent Orange examination and are sent a self-help guide, explaining. VA assumes that certain diseases can be related to a Veteran's qualifying military service. We call these "presumptive diseases." VA has recognized certain cancers and other health problems as presumptive diseases associated with exposure to Agent Orange or other herbicides during military service.

Veterans and their survivors may be eligible for benefits for these diseases. 3 VVA SELF-HELP guIDE whAt is AGent orAnGe. A host of herbicides were used by the u.S. military in Vietnam and other Southeast Asian countries to protect American and allied troops by defoliating the dense jungle vegetation hiding enemy positions.

The herbicides were. Veterans Guide to VA Benefits A guide for veterans, their family members and those assisting them to successfully apply for benefits from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs ("VA"). Call the Agent Orange help line ator; Send an email to GW/[email protected]; Note: Please be ready to give us your name, email address, telephone number, and VA file number or Social Security number.

If you think you may have had contact with Agent Orange or other herbicides while serving in the military, you can request a. Following the news from the Senate, the veterans’ community came together quickly to show its support. Within a week of the announcement, MOAA joined with 32 organizations to send letters to Senate and House leaders asking for their support for the care and compensation of veterans affected by Agent Orange.

Gold Star Wives of America and the. Veterans seeking care for a service-connected disability only. Veterans seeking registry examinations (ionizing radiation, Agent Orange, Gulf War/Operation Enduring Freedom/ Operation Iraqi Freedom/ Operation New Dawn (OEF/OIF/OND) depleted uranium, airborne hazards and Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry).

Priority Groups. Under the Agent Orange Act ofthe VA automatically accepts that any Vietnam veteran who served in-country between January and May probably was exposed to. An “Agent Orange” wreath left by the organization Second Voice for Children of Vietnam Veterans, Inc. in honor of U.S. Army and Vietnam War veteran Mike Miller and U.S.

Marine Corps and Vietnam War veterans Richard Sowinski and Greg L. Pires. The oil drum lid is painted in a purple and orange color scheme reflecting a direct allusion to the.

Agent Orange/Dioxin. Agent Orange is a highly toxic herbicide used by the U.S. military during the Vietnam War to defoliate hiding places used bythe enemy and to clear the perimeters of military installations.

Although colorless, it is known as “Agent Orange” because of an orange-colored band painted on the drums used to store and transport it. Organizers of the Agent Orange Town Hall, canceled due to coronavirus, want to encourage Vietnam veterans to join the Agent Orange Registry and.

The Senate will vote on an amendment to the FY National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would expand VA benefits available to Vietnam veterans exposed to herbicides such as Agent Orange, adding conditions scientifically linked to such exposure.

From tothe US military sprayed herbicides over Vietnam to strip the thick jungle canopy that could conceal opposition forces, to destroy crops that those forces might depend on, and to clear tall grasses and bushes from the perimeters of US base camps and outlying fire-support bases.

Mixtures of 2,4-di-chlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D), 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4,5-T. 2 of 4 Vietnam veteran Michael Thompson, 67, talks about his Navy experience during an interview at his home near Medina Lake, Thursday, Thompson was exposed to Agent Orange.

Information gathered from the VA’s page on Agent Orange. Your agent orange claim. As disturbing as this information is, we are going to venture away from the gross injustice of this and focus on what we can do about it. When listening and visiting with many veterans from this era, it is evident that the exposure was widespread, not limited.

Self Help Guide admin T The purpose of this guide is to assist you, the veteran, in preparing a claim for U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits based on a spinal cord injury during your active military service or the onset or aggravation of a spinal cord-related disorder during, or as a result of, active.

A Comprehensive Guide on Agent Orange Presumptive Disabilities for Your VA Claim (My VA Benefits Series) [Blair, Rick] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. VA Disability Benefits for Vietnam Veterans!: As I assessed the numerous self-help books out there related to VA disability claims and appeals, I found several that do a Reviews: 3.Military Veterans.

Veterans who have been exposed to Agent Orange or other herbicides in the Vietnam or Korean wars are at a greater risk for the possibility of developing prostate cancer, and they are more likely to have an aggressive form of the disease.

WASHINGTON — A group of lawmakers introduced legislation that would add nine more diseases to a list of conditions presumed to be caused by the chemical herbicide Agent Orange, giving veterans.