Service connection may be presumed for residuals of exposure to Agent Orange for veterans who, during active military, naval, or air force, served inLearn More
Agent Orange Exposure
According to the VA’s “American Wars Fact Sheet”, the Vietnam War was official from 1964-1975. However, in 1961, a deadly herbicide was developed by the Monsanto Corp earlier than the official start of the war. Its intent was to remove foliage and vegetation but its effects on human troops were unprecedented and utterly devastating. During the Vietnam War, the United States Military utilized almost 20 million gallons of defoliants and herbicides in what was part of Operation Ranch Hand. In the ongoing years, many of our nation’s veterans who served in Vietnam have suffered and are continuing to suffer from serious medical conditions that they were not expecting given their medical and family history. Skin lesions, unexplained cancers, Diabetes Type II, and more. In this section of our blog, you will learn about Agent Orange’s origin, its chemical breakdown, where it was sprayed, and what medical conditions are officially recognized by the VA as being related to Agent Orange exposure. Most importantly, we also discuss which veterans are eligible for these benefits and what you can do as an eligible veteran to get the VA benefits you deserve.
Here are our top 10 Agent Orange blogs:
- Why Was Agent Orange Used? | VA Benefits
- How To Get Agent Orange Benefits!
- Agent Orange Diseases and Symptoms Breakdown
- Second Generation Agent Orange Symptoms!
- VA Claims for Parkinson's Disease and Agent Orange
- 2020 Blue Water Navy Agent Orange Update
- Agent Orange Exposure and C-123 Aircraft
- Agent Orange Back Pay and Effective Dates
- Agent Orange Exposure in Thailand
- What are Defoliants? | VA Disability Benefits
Agent Orange Esophageal Cancer and Barrett’s Esophagus
Barrett’s esophagus is a more serious complication of GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) and often develops as an advanced stage of erosiveLearn More
Korean Vets Agent Orange Exposure
For veterans who served in the Vietnam era, “Agent Orange” and “herbicides” are terms that they are very familiar with. As Agent Orange cases beganLearn More
VA to Add Bladder Cancer to Agent Orange Presumptive Conditions List
Currently, if a U.S. military veteran can prove that they were exposed to Agent Orange during military service, they may be eligible for disabilityLearn More
Agent Orange Exposure and C-123 Aircraft
Agent Orange Exposure and C-123 Aircraft U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has confirmed that eligible Vietnam War veterans are presumed to haveLearn More
Kidney Disease and Agent Orange (VIDEO INSIDE)
https://youtu.be/0d4jVnVGsAM Agent Orange & Kidney Disease: What Vietnam Veterans Should Know Veterans who served in the Vietnam War are likelyLearn More
Agent Orange Exposure and Lymphoma | VA Disability
VA Disability Compensation: Veterans of the Vietnam Era and Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma UPDATE: As of January 2020, Blue Water claims are beingLearn More
Secondary Service Connection and Agent Orange Claims
Agent Orange Secondary Diseases: What Vietnam Veterans Should Know UPDATE: As of January 2020, Blue Water claims are being processed. For the pastLearn More
Does Agent Orange Cause COPD?
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) actually refers to a complex of respiratory diseases that cause lung blockage and breathing difficulties.Learn More
Was Agent Orange Used in Okinawa?
During the Vietnam War from 1962 to 1971, the U.S. military used a herbicide known as Agent Orange to clear dense foliage and trees that providedLearn More
Agent Orange Exposure in Guam: Do Guam Veterans Qualify for Benefits?
Agent Orange was an infamous chemical used as a tactical measure in the military during the Vietnam War. This harmful defoliant was deployed in theLearn More
Why Was Agent Orange Used? | VA Benefits
Agent Orange was a chemical mixture containing a blend of herbicides that killed plants during the Vietnam War. The purpose of spraying Agent OrangeLearn More