It all started in 1967, with six Vietnam veterans marching together in a peace demonstration. Now, fifty years later, VVAW is still going strong-- continuing its fight for peace, justice, and the rights of all veterans.
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Excerpt From THE VETERAN: Now Online
Taken from Mr. President, Hear Our Pleas by Susan Schnall:
On January 5, 2017, the second day of the 115th Congress, Representative Barbara Lee introduced the Victims of Agent Orange Relief Act of 2017. The Act directs the Department of State to provide assistance to address the health care needs of individuals harmed by the US spraying of Agent Orange/dioxin. The Act is designed to provide assistance to institutions in Vietnam that provide health care to affected individuals, to repair and rebuild substandard homes for these individuals and their families, and to remediate geographic areas areas of Vietnam that contain high levels of Agent Orange. The bill amends veterans benefits provisions to provide benefits to the children of male (currently only female) Vietnam veterans who are affected by certain birth defects... Read More
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