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10 things every Veteran should know about Agent Orange. 1. Agent Orange was a herbicide and defoliant used in Vietnam. Agent Orange was a blend of tactical herbicides the U.S. military sprayed from 1962 to 1971 during the Vietnam War to remove the leaves of trees and other dense tropical foliage that provided enemy cover.
"I appreciate VA Secretary McDonough's leadership on this critical issue, and for rightly answering our call to automatically review previously rejected claims of Vietnam-era veterans, who for years have been denied justice for their exposure to Agent Orange," said Chairman Tester.Exposure to Agent Orange during military service is linked to a wide range of serious health conditions, including Type 2 diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, Hodgkin’s disease, early-onset peripheral neuropathy, hypothyroidism, and several different types of cancers. However, these conditions can take many years to develop.
March 15, 2020 Shaheen, Hassan Sponsor Bill Directing VA to 'do its job' and Provide Benefits for Veterans Suffering from Agent Orange ** Shaheen, Hassan, Tester and 32 Senators on bill to add Bladder Cancer, Hypothyroidism, Parkinsonism, and Hypertension to list of service-connected presumptive conditions**