Veterans Affairs Secretary Considering Additional Agent Orange Presumptive Conditions

| Nov 27, 2017 | Veterans Disability Compensation | It appears the Veteran’s Administration is finally answering the call to add additional conditions to the list of presumptive diseases associated with Agent Orange and service in Vietnam. On November 1, 2017, the current head of the Veterans Administration – Dr. David J. Shulkin – has decided to move forward,…

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The Vietnam War: Revisited Through Ken Burn’s TV Documentary

The Selective Service System. Draft numbers. Nightly Film of bullets flying, bombs bursting, injured and bloody soldiers. Body counts. Agent Orange. Defoliation. PTSD. Emotional Emptiness. Guilt. Peace Marches. Rejection. These are terms from the Vietnam vocabulary. I was 17 years old in 1967. I was one of the lucky ones. A high draft number. The…

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