17 Jun '16, 9pm

Reliving Agent Orange: What the children of Vietnam vets have to say

Reliving Agent Orange: What the children of Vietnam vets have to say

Related Recent stories about Agent Orange Reliving Agent Orange: A father’s war, a son’s toxic inheritance Stephen Katz’s estranged father was exposed to Agent Orange in Vietnam. Now the Virginian-Pilot photographer wonders if that caused his own health problems. On Agent Orange, VA weighs politics and cost along with science Although veterans advocates say the VA should be guided by science as it makes benefit decisions, documents and interviews show that other considerations also come into play. One concern: Will other groups want benefits too? Once again, the VA turns down Navy vets for Agent Orange benefits A federal court had ordered the VA to reassess its policy denying Agent Orange benefits to Navy sailors who served in the Vietnam War. The VA’s conclusion: They still don’t qualify. 40 years after Vietnam, Blue Water Navy vets still fighting for Agent Orange compens...

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