Armed Forces News

Sailors who became sick from Agent Orange exposure while stationed on vessels offshore during the Vietnam War may qualify for health care. A recent case decided by the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims upheld a former sailor’s contention that the Department of Veterans Affairs wrongly rejected his claim that exposure to the defoliant rendered him sick. The Fleet Reserve Association is urging its members who may be similarly affected to submit claims to VA, or resubmit their claims that have been rejected.