AGENT ORANGE

‘It’s time for the VA to step up and correct this wrong’

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‘I probably wouldn’t have had kids had I known’

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‘As a parent that was the darkest days of our lives’

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‘I think he thinks the government fucked him all up’

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‘You have pancreatic cancer, Stage IV and it’s very, very bad’

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‘Agent Orange was a ghost’

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‘Found him to be full of cancer’

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‘It’s like sticking your head into a bottle of Roundup and gargling’

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‘Drenched in defoliant’

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‘My life changed almost two years ago when I was diagnosed with cancer’

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‘I had no way of proving it because I didn’t receive orders to be boots on the ground’

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‘The ships are going up and down sucking this stuff in’

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‘The Agent Orange would just, it would kill things’

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‘That friggin’ ship was contaminated for the next 100 years as far as I’m concerned’

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‘If we took the bag to Congress they wouldn’t want to be messin’ with it’

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Dr. Orange: The Scientist Who Insists Agent Orange Isn’t Hurting America’s Veterans

For decades, the military and the VA have repeatedly turned to one man to guide decisions on whether Agent Orange harmed vets in Vietnam and elsewhere. His reliable answer: No. Charles Ornstein, Propublica and Mike Hixenbaugh, The Virginian-Pilot | DEC. 25,… Continue Reading

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More Evidence Agent Orange Causes Cancer

Researchers have found more evidence that Agent Orange causes cancer in Vietnam-era veterans who worked with it. The study of 479 veterans who were involved in Agent Orange defoliation missions during the war shows they have more than twice the… Continue Reading

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U.S. Compensates Marine Exposed To Toxic Chemicals In ’80s

The horror of Agent Orange and its effects on Vietnam war veterans and Vietnamese citizens is well-documented. But many U.S. veterans who never fought in that war say they, too, handled toxic chemicals at military bases around the world, suffering… Continue Reading

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A Poisoned Legacy: Contractors who worked at Eglin’s Agent Orange spray fields still live with its effects

Von Jones sits at a conference room table, a yellow legal pad in his hands. On it are written the names of 40 of his former co-workers at Vitro Services, a defense contractor that once managed the test ranges on… Continue Reading

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Hypertension, cardiac hypertrophy, and impaired vascular relaxation induced by 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin are associated with increased superoxide.

Cardiovasc Toxicol. 2008 Dec;8(4):181-93. Hypertension, cardiac hypertrophy, and impaired vascular relaxation induced by 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin are associated with increased superoxide. Kopf PG1, Huwe JK, Walker MK. 1College of Pharmacy, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, MSC09 5360, 2502 Marble NE,… Continue Reading

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Veterans and Agent Orange Update 2012

Committee to Review the Health Effects in Vietnam Veterans of Exposure to Herbicides (Ninth Biennial Update); Board on the Health of Select Populations;Institute of Medicine. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US);2014 Mar 6. ISBN-13: 978-0-309-28886-6 ISBN-10: 0-309-28886-X   From 1962… Continue Reading

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Agent Orange: Former Victorian employees exposed to toxic chemicals report serious health problems

Former Victorian Crown Lands Department employees say their health has suffered after being exposed to toxic chemicals like cyanide and Agent Orange, which were used to kill off weeds and animals from 1965 to 1995. By Tim Lamacraft The Victorian… Continue Reading

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N.B. veteran wins fight for Agent Orange compensation

CTV Atlantic Published Friday, December 12, 2014 | Last Updated Friday, December 12, 2014 For nearly a decade, veteran Basil McAllister has fought for compensation after claims that the spraying of Agent Orange negatively affected his health. He appeared before several boards… Continue Reading

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Judge reconsiders veteran’s fight for Agent Orange compensation

CTV Atlantic Published Tuesday, June 25, 2013 6:24PM ADT Last Updated Tuesday, June 25, 2013 6:53PM ADT A federal judge has agreed to reconsider an elderly veteran’s fight for compensation after claims that the spraying of Agent Orange negatively affected… Continue Reading

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Veteran takes on feds in fight for Agent Orange Compensation

CTV Atlantic Published Tuesday, April 9, 2013 6:53PM ADT Last Updated Tuesday, April 9, 2013 7:10PM ADT A New Brunswick veteran who says his life has been forever changed due to Agent Orange exposure is fighting the federal government for… Continue Reading

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War vet headed to court to fight for Agent Orange compensation

CTV Atlantic Published Friday, March 22, 2013 For years, Basil McAllister has struggled with health issues he says are related to the spraying of the toxic Agent Orange spray at CFB Gagetown, and for years he has unsuccessfully fought Veterans… Continue Reading

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