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    Equality with respect to Veteran dioxin exposure presumption for all Veterans

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    mchenney
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    Equality with respect to Veteran dioxin exposure presumption for all Veterans

    Post by mchenney on Fri Aug 02, 2013 11:22 pm

    Most are seniors, too many have already died or will die young!
    We the undersigned petition the US Senate, US Congress and the President of the United States to enact legislation that makes ALL veterans have equal presumption of exposure to Dioxins while in the service of the United States at any location or unit. We feel that ALL veterans MUST be treated equally with respect to Dioxin exposure by the US government and Department of Veterans Affairs.

    NOTE: Veterans must also still prove they have a recognized condition, that maybe caused by Dioxin exposure, during or after service to get DVA benefits.

    ... Any one 18 can sign.

    If an effected vet make sure you add your statement in comment area too!
    Will you sign this petition? Click below to review:

    http://signon.org/sign/equality-wrt-vet-dioxin?source=c.em.mt&r_by=7785518

    http://benefits.va.gov/BENEFITS/factsheets/serviceconnected/presumption.pdf <<<< current VA Presumption.pdf
    Pass along to others, post to veteran sites and the link in Facebook and other groups!
    Forward to your DC representatives too!

    Currently many vets are not getting this as many units are not listed, classified and lost records.

    mchenney
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    Re: Equality with respect to Veteran dioxin exposure presumption for all Veterans

    Post by mchenney on Fri Mar 07, 2014 4:12 pm

    Please [SHARE] this with everyone you know and in your circles:

     

    Equality with respect to Veteran dioxin exposure presumption for all Veterans. Many are seniors, some are offspring and spouses, and too many have already died or will die younger than they should! Finish the wars we have at home with the DVA! The DVA needs to live up to its published mission statement. The DVA has the proof in their claims and decision records.
     
    Dioxins are from Agent Orange / Rainbow - Tactical Herbicides, some PCB's and insecticides. They were used to defoliate / defend perimeter fence lines around bases and TAC sites, prevent fires, hydraulic fluids, electrical equipment, cleaning fluids and to control insects / pests. Currently many vets are not getting these benefits as many exposed units are not listed for many locations, many countries; poor, destroyed, classified and lost records (per DOD). Also found in soil and well water at many U.S. bases.
    Dioxin is one cause of many medical conditions. The DVA acts like the DOD said all other units not exposed. In many locations and time frames the DVA assumes that units were not exposed or that the vet served there, when the DOD only fails to find the data that confirms exposure or that service occurred, a low priority for the DOD and due poor, lost, classified and missing decades old records.

     

    If an effected vet make sure you add your statement in comment area too!

     
    Will you sign this petition? Click below to review comments and decide:


     

    http://signon.org/sign/equality-wrt-vet-dioxin

     

    SIGN, Pass along to others too (family, friends and your email list), post link to group pages like FB every few days, and [SHARE] with everyone! 

     

    http://benefits.va.gov/BENEFITS/factsheets/serviceconnected/presumption.pdf

    = current VA Presumption.pdf and some presumed medical conditions

     

    http://www.veteranprograms.com/id1071.html  <<<< Agent Orange Presumptive Disabilities

     

     

    http://www.vva.org/Guides/AgentOrangeGuide.pdf <<< Very good guide

     

    I am hoping that someone in DC realizes that if this is done they would not have to admit to any specific US or other location being contaminated and also not release any classified data, while still enabling vets their decades overdue and just benefits. They should only then need to prove they are a vet, spouse or offspring and have a recognized medical condition(s) during the decades contamination occurred. Remember that most vets were at several locations between Basic, AIT to discharge time. Overseas duty also meant going through a couple locations and being on some form of military travel that may have been contaminated somewhere.

     

    I was in D 2/71st 38th ADA HAWK 1971 on defoliated Tac2 Site 34 (about 11 mi from DMZ)(I saw being sprayed) and was denied, DVA used my Camp Red Cloud APO as being too far at 20 mi. for “NEAR the DMZ”. In two other appeals the DOD and VA conceded Camp Red Cloud “NEAR the DMZ” and area was sprayed?

     

     http://www.usa.gov/Contact/Elected.shtml  contact your elected officials too WITH HEADS UP!

    House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations at 202-225-3569 or Mr. Eric Hannel, Subcommittee Staff Director, at eric.hannel@mail.house.gov

    [size=15.33]To Report Suspected Wrongdoing in VA Programs and Operations: Telephone: 1-800-488-8244 [/size][url=file:///C:/Users/Dennis/Desktop/agent orange/vaoighotline@va.gov][size=15.33]vaoighotline@va.gov[/size][/url]

    [size=15.33](Hotline Information: [/size][size=15.33]http://www.va.gov/oig/contacts/hotline.asp[/size][size=15.33])[/size]

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    http://signon.org/sign/equality-wrt-vet-dioxin

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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