Agent Orange

The Lingering Health Effects of Agent Orange

The Lingering Health Effects of Agent Orange

Most of the media coverage of President Obama’s trip to Asia has focused on whether the president should apologize to Japan for the United States dropping an atomic bomb on Hiroshima at the end of World War II.

Blue Water Veterans Share Their Agent Orange Stories

Blue Water Veterans Share Their Agent Orange Stories

The U.S. military sprayed about 19 million gallons of defoliants during the Vietnam War. The chemicals mostly Agent Orange killed the jungle brush and denied the enemy cover, but also may have caused cancer and other serious medical ailments in millions of Vietnamese people and American service members

The Miracle Of Gratefulness

“The golden key to self-healing is gratefulness. Only gratefulness can transcend the darkness of unworthiness, self-pity and self-negation and fully open the door to the heart ~ without which no true healing can occur.”

Hypocrisy and Intransigence: Mainstays of the Agent Orange Controversy

Hypocrisy and Intransigence:  Mainstays of the Agent Orange Controversy

From 1961 to 1971 over 77 million litres of herbicide were dispensed over southern Viet Nam by the US military through the code-named ‘Operation Ranch Hand’. The Vietnamese reported early on during the operation that human health was being adversely affected by widespread dispersal of defoliants. Agent Orange, a 1:1 mixture of 2,4,-D and 2,4,5-T, was the most prevalent herbicide used.

The History of Exposing the Abandonment of Gulf War Veterans by the VA/DOD

How much higher must the Gulf War Veteran Advocates, Scientists, and Researchers have to jump to clear the roadblock to getting these Gulf War Veterans of 90-91 the diagnostic testing that is sorely needed and long past due. How long do their claims end up in the Rat Maze? The report by the VA RAC GWIR just released is a must read. But this report needs to be distributed to EVERY US SENATOR AND US REPRESENTATIVE in DC. The media by way of print media, main stream and cable news needs to show their committment to the Veterans of the Gulf War 90-91. The request is out there to each of you to help and support your veterans by helping us in this effort. This is fraudulent and an issue of waste, fraud, and abuse that has cost the trust of the gulf war veterans of 90-91, but even more so it has cost their health status and quality of life for over 21 years. You, can help make a difference now.

Monsanto Is Bad for the Bees and Bad for Us

Monsanto Is Bad for the Bees and Bad for Us

Monsanto shuts down company looking at collapse of bee colonies, believing that pesticides and GMO development may be a contributory factor. Now owned by the multi-national company that creates products likely contributing to the bee die-off.

Top 10 News For Veterans-April 2,2012

Top 10 News For Veterans-April 2,2012

Naoko Tomioka’s childhood curiosity about her uncle was greeted with quiet muttering by her father and grandparents, who held tight to the grief for their lost brother and son.

Top 10 News For Veterans-February 3,2012

Top 10 News For Veterans-February 3,2012

The United States is not preparing to cut bait in Afghanistan, a Pentagon official stressed a day after Defense Secretary Leon Panetta mused about hastening the handover of security responsibilities to Afghan forces.

Top 10 News For Veterans-January 23,2012

Top 10 News For Veterans-January 23,2012

More than 2,200 veterans had their personal information accidentally posted on the genealogy website Ancestry.com last year, a move that could potentially expose them to identify theft crimes.

Top 10 News For Veterans-January 3,2012

Top 10 News For Veterans-January 3,2012

Catholics seek to boost number of priests serving as chaplains. Searching for bombs day in and day out as part of a route-clearance team, Spc. Joe Murphy needed the reassuring hand of his faith more than ever. But because of a worsening shortage of Catholic chaplains in Afghanistan and throughout the military, it had never been more difficult to practice it.

Top 10 News For Veterans-November 29,2011

Top 10 News For Veterans-November 29,2011

World War II veterans encouraged to share their stories at Dec. 7 event. The Saratogian Of the more than 16 million Americans who served in the Armed Forces during World War II, the US Department of Veterans Affairs estimates that only 1.7 million nationwide are still living. This event is an opportunity to honor and appreciate World War …

Top 10 News For Veterans-November 23,2011

Top 10 News For Veterans-November 23,2011

Honoring Sustainability. Biomass Power and Thermal The US Department of Veterans Affairs is elevating its reliance on renewable energy by investing in combined-heat-and-power projects nationwide. By Matt Soberg | November 22, 2011 The US Department of Veterans Affairs understands the need for national …

Top 10 News For Veterans-October 20,2011

Top 10 News For Veterans-October 20,2011

Judge approves VA discrimination suit settlement. NECN A federal judge in Houston has approved settlement of a lawsuit several veterans groups filed against the US Department of Veterans Affairs, accusing the department of religious discrimination. US District Judge Lynn Hughes approved the …

VA Posts Online List of Ships Associated with Presumptive Agent Orange Exposure‏

VA Posts Online List of Ships Associated with Presumptive Agent Orange Exposure‏

WASHINGTON (Sept. 2, 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.

Over $2.2 Billion in Retroactive Agent Orange Benefits

Over $2.2 Billion in Retroactive Agent Orange Benefits

WASHINGTON – Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki announced today that more than $2.2 billion in retroactive benefits has already been paid to approximately 89,000 Vietnam Veterans and their survivors who filed claims related to one of three new Agent Orange presumptive conditions.

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