US House passes legislation to extend Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans benefits

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The bill unanimously passed the House, 410 – 0. "I applaud the House’s passage of the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act," said Roe. "This bill will ensure that our Blue Water Navy vietnam veterans receive the long overdue benefits that they earned. Last Congress, while I was Chairman of the Committee, the House unanimously passed nearly.

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The carrier passes by Fort Monroe. 2019. The House Veterans Affairs Committee’s plan to pay for a bill to extend Agent Orange disability benefits to 90,000 Blue Water Navy veterans of the Vietnam.

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Legislation to extend compensation to these veterans was introduced in the House. The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Association estimates that if the bill eventually does pass, about 50,000 to.

Many of these diseases have made it nearly impossible for some of us to get steady work. The petition urges Congress to pass the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2015, introduced in both the.

The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation Tuesday co-sponsored by Representative Elaine Luria to extend disability benefits to Vietnam-era Navy veterans who have fought for years to prove they were exposed to the chemical herbicide agent Orange.

House. Blue Water Navy Bill A federal court ruled in January that the VA wrongly denied disability benefits to Blue Water Navy veterans. The decision in favor of the defendant, Alfred Procopio Jr.,

The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 will extend benefits to servicemembers that served in the territorial waters off the coast of Vietnam and were exposed to Agent Orange. This was the first bill Chairman Takano introduced this Congress after a similar bill was passed unanimously in the House of Representatives last Congress but stalled in the Senate.

The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 will extend benefits to servicemembers that served in the territorial waters off the coast of Vietnam and were exposed to Agent Orange. This was the first bill Rep. Takano introduced this Congress after a similar bill was passed unanimously in the House of Representatives last Congress but stalled in the Senate.

The Senate unanimously approved a bill Wednesday to extend disability benefits to veterans who served on Navy ships off the coast of Vietnam, signaling the end of a decades-long fight for these.