Agent Orange and Survivors' Benefits

Agent Orange and Survivors’ Benefits

Detailing Agent Orange and Survivors’ Benefits In regards to Agent Orange and Survivors’ Benefits, the VA offers a wide range of benefits to surviving spouses.  In addition, the dependent children and dependent parents of Veterans may be eligible. The qualifications for eligibility include the veteran’s exposure to Agent Orange. And then later dying as the …

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Diseases Associated With Agent Orange

Diseases Associated With Agent Orange

What Are The Diseases Associated With Agent Orange? Medical science has determined a variety of diseases associated with Agent Orange. Because of this the VA recognizes certain cancers as presumptive diseases associated with exposure to Agent Orange.  Also connected to Agent Orange are numerous other health problems. Adding to that, exposure to certain other herbicides …

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Agent Orange Registry

Agent Orange Registry

The Agent Orange Registry (AOR) Health Exam The VA’s Agent Orange Registry (AOR) health exam can help Veterans to identify possible long-term health problems that may be related to Agent Orange exposure during their military service. Also, the registry data helps the VA understand and respond to these health problems more effectively. How can I …

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Agent_orange Registry AOR

Agent Orange Registry (AOR)?

What is the Agent Orange Registry (AOR)? This article covers the history of the Agent Orange Registry (AOR).  After the Vietnam War, the VA began a program to examine and to record the names of veterans concerned about health problems related to their exposure to Agent Orange and other herbicides during their military service in …

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Agent Orange

Agent Orange

What is Agent Orange? The history and use of Agent Orange is detailed here along with the explanation of what it is. “Agent Orange” refers to a number of different herbicides.  During the Vietnam War, U.S. Air Force aircraft sprayed various herbicides that killed the dense tropical foliage.   Which in turn provided a natural cover …

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Agent Orange and Survivors' Benefits

Agent Orange and Survivors’ Benefits

Detailing Agent Orange and Survivors’ Benefits In regards to Agent Orange and Survivors’ Benefits, the VA offers a wide range of benefits to surviving spouses.  In addition, the dependent children and dependent parents of Veterans may be eligible. The qualifications for eligibility include the veteran’s exposure to Agent Orange. And then later dying as the …

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Presumptive Disease

Presumptive Disease

What Is A Presumptive Disease? A Presumptive Disease is a disease that can be related to a Veteran’s qualifying military service. For example, the VA has recognized certain cancers and other health problems as presumptive diseases associated with exposure to Agent Orange or other herbicides during military service. Many of these herbicides contain Dioxins; a …

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Nehmer Claim

What is a “Nehmer Claim”?

What is a “Nehmer Claim”? Who is eligible? This article details the origin of a Nehmer Claim. Also it provides information on who is eligible. “Nehmer” refers to the series of rulings resulting from a 1987 class-action lawsuit. Beverly Nehmer, the Vietnam Veterans of America and nine Vietnam veterans or widows, filed a federal class …

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