Articles Related to Agent Orange

May 14, 2019

VVA Applauds House Veterans Affairs Leadership for Introduction of H.R. 299, Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019

(Washington, D.C.) -- “On the eve of the House vote on H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019, VVA applauds Veterans Affairs Chair Mark Takano (D-CA) and Ranking Member Dr. Phil…

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March 6, 2019

VVA National President/CEO Testifies Before Joint House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committee

(Washington, D.C.)-- Vietnam Veterans of America National President/CEO, John Rowan, will present VVA’s 2019 legislative priorities and policy initiatives before the joint hearing of the House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Committees. Joining VVA at the…

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February 6, 2019

Alfred Procopio, Jr., v. Robert Wilkie: What Does This Mean for You?

(Washington, D.C.)--On January 29, in a 9-2 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled in favor of the veteran in Alfred Procopio, Jr., v. Robert Wilkie, finding the intent of Congress…

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Chapter 1051 to Host Agent Orange Town Hall

January 16, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1051 will host a town hall meeting on Agent Orange in Bardstown, Ky., on Jan 25 for Vietnam veterans and their families. The group has held Agent Orange meetings in Elizabethtown,…

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December 20, 2018

VVA Lambasts the Two Senators and the VA for Killing the “Blue Water Navy” Bill

(Washington, D.C.) -- “Despite the science and despite the support from both Republicans and Democrats in both houses of Congress, obstruction by two Senators, Mike Enzi (R-WY), and Mike Lee (R-UT), the Senate was prevented…

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December 11, 2018

VVA Condemns Obstruction of “Blue Water Navy” Bill by Sen. Enzi

(Washington, D.C.) -- “It is beyond disappointing that a single senator, Mike Enzi (R-WY), has obstructed H.R. 299, Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act, a bill that was passed in the U.S. House of Representatives…

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Chapter 391 Celebrates 30 Years

September 13, 2018

VVA Chapter 391 in Sonora, Calif., celebrated its 30th anniversary this week. Veteran Frank Smart saw the need for a local chapter of the Vietnam Veterans Association in Tuolumne County, and requested information. The paperwork…

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August 27, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Calls for the Senate to Pass H.R. 299, and rename it the John S. McCain Blue Water Navy Bill

Washington, DC)— “Vietnam Veterans of America calls on the U.S. Senate to honor Vietnam War hero and Navy veteran John S. McCain by passing H.R. 299, The Blue Water Navy Act, and renaming this critical…

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Maynard Kaderlik, Agent Orange & Dioxin Committee Chair

Agent Orange & Dioxin Committee Update November/December 2017

January 18, 2018

The Agent Orange and Dioxin Committee has spent the latter part of 2017 involved in activities such as advocating for legislation and awareness, holding town hall meetings, and other activities.  (more…)

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Agent Orange

Chapter 896 Fundraises for Silver Rose

November 2, 2017

The Lawrence G. Brown Memorial Chapter 896 recently co-sponsored a fundraiser for a Silver Rose Monument in Endicott, NY for veterans who were afflicted by exposure to Agent Orange.  (more…)

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