Disability Compensation for Agent Orange for Vietnam Veterans. – Veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange in Vietnam while on active duty are eligible for disability compensation through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as long as they were discharged under conditions other than dishonorable. It is often very difficult to produce evidence that an illness is linked to Agent Orange exposure.
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If you served on a Navy or Coast Guard ship in or around Vietnam during the Vietnam Era, you may have been exposed to Agent Orange. Find out if you’re eligible for VA disability pay and other benefits for illnesses related to contact with this toxic chemical.
Reliving Agent Orange. Still, veterans advocacy groups estimate about 90,000 Navy vets are not eligible to receive benefits related to Agent Orange exposure, either because their ships never entered inland waters, or because they have yet to prove they did.
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Navy vets exposed to Agent Orange get new hope for benefits – Navy vets exposed to Agent Orange get new hope for benefits 15-05-2019 3:29 PM WASHINGTON – For the second time in as many years, the house overwhelmingly approved a bill that could make tens of thousands of Navy vets and their survivors eligible for benefits stemming from exposure to Agent Orange while serving in waters off Vietnam.
It would clarify that VA disability benefits provided to Vietnam Veterans based on a presumption they were exposed to agent orange include veterans who served on ships that patrolled the Vietnam.