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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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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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February 12, 2016

Toxic Exposure Research Legislation Is Needed for Veterans of every Generation

(Wash., D.C.) – On February 10, Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald told Members of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs that no legislation on Agent Orange or Toxic exposures is needed. This statement…

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The Faces of Agent Orange

February 2, 2016

“The Faces of Agent Orange” is a nationwide VVA effort to help people see those who were affected by Agent Orange in Vietnam. After the United States established that Agent Orange could be linked as…

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