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2014-11-19 20:20:44

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representatives Dan Benishek (R-MI) and Mike Honda (D-CA) have introduced the Toxic Exposure Research Act (H.R.

2014-05-15 16:21:07

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) is pleased to learn that President Obama is assigning White House Deputy Chief of Staff Rob Nabors

2011-07-20 16:16:00

WASHINGTON, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Sooner or later, some senator or congressman was going to target benefits earned by veterans," said John Rowan, National President of Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA).

2010-06-14 18:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There have been reports in the media recently in which some, including Senator Jim Webb (D-VA), seem to question the legitimacy of service-connected disability compensation for illnesses related to exposure to Agent Orange/Dioxin in Vietnam and other locations, such as Type II diabetes mellitus and ischemic heart disease.

2010-04-01 16:01:00

Requirements for Department Notice WASHINGTON, April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On February 24, 2010, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), the United Spinal Association, and the Veterans Law Section of the Federal Bar Association sent a letter to Secretary Shinseki regarding the Department's plans for complying with the requirements of the Rehabilitation Act in Department notices to claimants.

2009-07-24 11:10:00

WASHINGTON, July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After reviewing scientific studies of the past few years, the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences has determined there is "limited or suggestive evidence" of an association between Parkinson's disease and ischemic heart disease with exposure to Agent Orange."We thank the IOM for their efforts and applaud them for their conclusions," said John Rowan, National President of Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA).


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