Agent Orange

Chapter 290 Lures

Chapter 290 Lures Agent Orange Research

April 24, 2017

Chapter 290 is selling special fishing lures to raise funds for Agent Orange research. (more…)

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Chapter 290

Chapter 290 Funds Agent Orange Awareness Program

April 12, 2017

Central Minnesota Chapter 290 in St. Cloud, MN hosted a new fundraising event in January called Ribs and Rock. The proceeds will help fund the chapter’s two main programs: educational efforts on the Vietnam War…

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Toxic Exposure Research Act P.L. 114-315

April 7, 2017

On December 16, 2016, the President signed into law H.R. 6416, the Jeff Miller/Richard Blumenthal Veterans Health Care/Benefits Improvement Act of 2016, language  from S.901, the Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2015, VVA highest legislative…

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Agent Orange barrels

Chapter 955 to Protest for Agent Orange Care

March 17, 2017

Chapter 955 of Wildwood, NJ will join other veterans groups to protest and advocate for better health care for Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange. The event is being organized by the local American Legion…

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Baby Feet

Agent Orange Stories Continue to Draw Concern from the Public

August 26, 2016

At the annual Nebraska Vietnam Veterans Reunion in Omaha, NE over 100 veterans and their family and friends learned about the effects of Agent Orange through a 'Faces of Agent Orange' session. Agent Orange chairman…

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Town Hall Introduces Audience to the Effects of Agent Orange

August 11, 2016

Before a Chapter 351 town hall meeting in Appleton, WI , some audience members had never heard of the complications from Agent Orange. The illnesses caused by Agent Orange exposure can impact the children and…

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Mike Voth Memorial Chapter 5

Chapter 5 Speaks Out About Agent Orange, Other Issues

August 9, 2016

Joe Heil, Treasurer of Mike Voth Memorial Chapter 5 in Eau Claire, WI , helped organize the sixth annual Vietnam Veterans Day commemoration at the Eagle Club in Lake Hallie. The event included an Agent…

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Agent Orange Committee Update July/August 2016

July 25, 2016

At the April BOD meeting the committee discussed ways to help move the bills along. We continue to do Faces of Agent Orange town hall meetings across the country as part of our education campaign.…

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Agent Orange

Chapter 1078 Holds Agent Orange Town Hall

July 22, 2016

Knoxville, Tennessee, Chapter 1078 sponsored an Agent Orange town hall meeting on May 9 at the Washington Pike United Methodist Church in Knoxville. About a hundred Vietnam veterans and family members attended. “There are just…

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Agent Orange Committee Update March/April 2016

March 17, 2016

AO-1 Research on Agent Orange/Dioxin Effects: The final update of Vietnam and Agent Orange, 2014 , is anticipated.  VVA continues to gain cosponsors for H.R.1769 and S.901, the Toxic Exposure Research Act, which directs the…

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