NVLSP Press Releases
NVLSP will continue to monitor how VA manages Agent Orange disability benefits and ensure veterans are treated fairly
NVLSP issues a statement on today’s announcement by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awarding a presumption of Agent Orange exposure to military veterans who flew C-123 planes after the Vietnam War. The announcement awards disability benefits to these veterans, many of them Air Force reservists, who did not initially know they were exposed to Agent Orange while flying C-123 planes for the military after the Vietnam war ended. [more]
Released 6/18/15 | Tags: Agent Orange, Veteran's Benefits
VA Secretary Given More than 100 Days to Intervene, VSOs Turn to the Courts for Justice
A group of US military veterans who served in Korea’s demilitarized zone (DMZ) and were exposed to toxic Agent Orange chemicals are being wrongfully denied disability benefits, says a new lawsuit, McKinney v. Secretary of Veterans Affairs, filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. [more]
Released 6/3/14 | Tags: Agent Orange, Veteran's Benefits
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NVLSP News Articles
Released 11/3/18 at AARP | Tags: Agent Orange
Many Vietnam veterans and their survivors may be missing out on substantial payments they are entitled to receive as a result of exposure to Agent Orange, veterans’ advocates say. [more]
Released 10/11/18 | Tags: Agent Orange
It is an unfortunate truth that millions of Americans have to struggle to make ends meet. But some of these citizens may not realize that they are now entitled to at least $15,300 per year in tax-free financial assistance from the federal government. All they need to do is file a simple VA application. [more]
Released 6/20/18 at American Legion Magazine | Tags: Agent Orange
In this second article of a three-part series, The American Legion Magazine examines the long fight to provide health care and benefits for veterans exposed to Agent Orange – a battle that continues for many former servicemembers who are suffering the consequences of the massive toxic herbicide campaign without help from VA. [more]
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