Agent Orange

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Julia LeDoux
August 08, 2020 - 7:57 am
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. will shine with orange candlelight Monday to “bring light’ to the lingering effects that Agent Orange has on veterans of the conflict and their families in honor of the first Agent Orange Awareness Day.
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Huey Defoliation National Archives: 111-CC-59948, originally found in Box 1 Folder 9 of Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr. Collection: Agent Orange Subject Files.
Abbie Bennett
July 22, 2020 - 1:02 pm
The Senate advanced an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that would force the Department of Veterans Affairs to expand benefits for more Agent Orange-linked diseases, bladder cancer, hypothyroidism and Parkinson's.
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George Thomas, Vietnam Veteran
Rod Rodriguez
May 08, 2020 - 10:02 am
George Thomas joined the Army to fulfill a promise to a friend but never knew that his combat tour to Vietnam would change his life forever. From swerving around the dead scattered on a road to the effects of Agent Orange, this is George Thomas's VetStory.
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Huey Defoliation National Archives: 111-CC-59948, originally found in Box 1 Folder 9 of Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr. Collection: Agent Orange Subject Files.
Abbie Bennett
March 12, 2020 - 2:00 pm
Senators introduced a bill this week to effectively force VA to provide disability benefits to veterans with Agent Orange-linked hypertension, hypothyroidism, Parkinson's-like symptoms and bladder cancer.
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