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FRA Stands With Senator Gillibrand to Help “Blue Water” Vietnam Vets Harmed by Agent Orange, But Ignored by the VA

Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2015 14:59:06

On Monday, July 6, FRA’s National Executive Director Tom Snee stood beside U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand as she announced a new push to pass bipartisan legislation to ensure thousands of Navy Vietnam veterans are eligible to receive the disability and health care benefits they have earned. These so-called “Blue Water” vets were exposed to the powerful toxin Agent Orange (AO) while serving off the coast of Vietnam and are currently ineligible for VA benefits for medical conditions related to AO exposure. Continue reading