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Benefits For Navy Victims Of Agent Orange – Just 50 Years Later

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Navy veterans long denied VA benefits are declaring victory after a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. The court sided with the plaintiff, a Vietnam vet with cancer who sued the Department of Veterans Affairs, demanding it recognize that his health conditions were caused by Agent Orange.

It took the government decades to acknowledge that the defoliant Agent Orange - widely used during the Vietnam War - was causing cancer and other ailments in veterans. https://www.npr.org/2019/01/30/689919270/benefits-for-navy-victims-of-agent-orange-just-50-years-later

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