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This section discusses cancer and diseases caused by Agent Orange throughout the world and on military bases.
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Helping People Who Were Exposed to Agent Orange on Okinawa Foundation

Considering the risks of Agent Orange and other military defoliants, several veterans have expressed their worries once they’ve finished their military service in Okinawa city. The VA keeps denying that there was no presence of Agent Orange dioxin in Okinawa. While the Japanese government doesn’t deny the existence of the barrels, it says that there’s no credible evidence that supports that these tactical herbicides pose a problem for Okinawa veterans. However, an Army report called “An Ecological Assessment of Johnston Atoll” claims that at least 25,000 barrels of this herbicide agent were stored on Okinawa. While this was the first time that there was a report of AO barrels in Johnston Island, the government entities didn’t explicitly say that the barrels contained Agent Orange,…
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What You Need to Know About the PACT Act and Your VA Benefits and Services

Are you or your family member a veteran looking for answers about the many health conditions you suffer? Did you know you may be eligible to apply for PACT ACT bill protections, even if it’s for a deceased Vietnam-era veteran? After some wrangling by democrats and republicans, President Biden just signed the PACT Act. This law may be the VA’s largest-ever health care and benefits expansion in VA history. In essence, the Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act is the official name [Decorated combat medic] of the regulation to expand benefits to sure of our nation’s veterans beyond funding ordinary resources for a VA disability claim. But the new law is a bunch of toxic exposure to toxic substances bills packed into one. Th…
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Agent Orange/Dioxin History: The Toxic Legacy Continues

Tactical use of “rainbow herbicide,” Agent Orange made headlines when the United States government decided to use it in the Vietnam War from 1961 to 1971. Initially produced in the 1940s for the agricultural chemical industry, the herbicide would help control undergrowth in the forests. Agent Orange History and the Vietnam War Composition of Agent Orange The United Kingdom and the United States produced Agent Orange by mixing equal proportions of two different herbicides, 2,4-D, and dioxin-contaminated 2,4,5-T. About Dioxin Also known as 2,3,7,8, tetrachloro-dibenzo-para-dioxin or TCDD, Dioxin exists as a by-product of industrial processes, and chlorinated dioxin forms during combustion. Manufacturers never produced Dioxin as a marketable product, unlike polychl…
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New Benefits for Burn Pit Victims in Limbo after Senate Republicans Block Plan Shocking Toxic Exposed Veterans

Senate Democratic leaders announced plans for a surprise deal that created an unexpected effect. The deal, which covered both health care and environmental policies announced by the Senate halted the toxic exposure litigation that veterans advocates were looking forward to. The Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act (PACT Act) The PACT act passage, which was awaited by many, was in a procedural vote stage. It was expected that the chamber leaders would’ve facilitated the final passage of the PACT act only a few days after the fateful announcement. Years of Advocacy Those advocating for veterans affairs had done years of work to get to this point as they tried to secure the needed veterans’ benefits and health care for those suffering from military contaminant exposure, …

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