|Posted by Richard Ames on September 12, 2011 at 4:10 PM|
Week of September 12, 2011
Veterans who served aboard U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships operating on the waters of Vietnam between January 9, 1962, and May 7, 1975, may be eligible to receive Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) disability compensation for 14 medical conditions associated with presumptive exposure to Agent Orange. An updated list of U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships confirmed to have operated on Vietnam's inland waterways, docked on shore, or had crewmembers sent ashore, has been posted at the VA Public Health Agent Orange webpage to assist Vietnam veterans in determining potential eligibility for compensation benefits. For questions about Agent Orange and the online list of ships, veterans may call VA's Special Issues Helpline at 1-800-749-8387 and press 3. For more information, read the VA press release.
For a full rundown of veteran military benefits, visit the Military.com Veterans Benefits Center.
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