Articles Related to 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 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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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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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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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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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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July 7, 2016

“The Big 6” United Behind Veterans First Act

(Washington, D.C.)-- The Veterans Service Organizations who are most often called before Congress for testimony on the state of Veterans Affairs, known in D.C. as "The Big 6, " are joining together to call on…

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Dan Gannon stands near the Iowa Vietnam War Monument where he helped place a plaque honoring soldiers who returned from war but died as a result of their service. Michael Zamora/The Register

Agent Orange Symposium and Veterans Memorial Honors the Forgotten

April 28, 2016

Dan Gannon, a Vietnam veteran who has triumphed in the battlefields of PTSD, is now fighting to bring honor to Iowa soldiers who have died from injuries and illnesses related to their service.  Veterans who…

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New Local Chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America Receives Charter

April 25, 2016

Chapter 1116 of the Vietnam Veterans of America officially came into existence Monday evening. Serving Burke County and the surrounding area, the chapter held a special chartering ceremony at Timberwoods restaurant to commemorate the occasion,…

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President of the Martinsburg Chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Mossie Wright, is pleased with the accomplishments of the local group in the four years since inception. Here, he displays a special medal used to honor veterans and others who’ve helped move the organization forward.

Agent Orange Town Hall Meeting Planned by Martinsburg Chapter

April 25, 2016

The Martinsburg Chapter 1074  of the Vietnam Veterans of America is four years old, and has accomplished a lot since its local inception - especially when it comes to helping veterans navigate the system in…

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