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VetsFirst Q&A: Am I eligible for presumptive exposure to Agent Orange?

Question:

We get this question a lot. I served on board the (insert ship/boat name here) in Vietnam. Am I eligible for presumptive exposure to Agent Orange?

Answer:

I would suggest you consult the alphabetized ships list on the VA’s website at:

http://www.publichealth.va.gov/exposures/agentorange/shiplist/list.asp

If your vessel is not included in the Mobile Riverine Force, ISF Division 93 or listed designations (see “Find Your Ship“), check the alphabetized list of ships.

To search for your ship, look under the first letter of the formal ship name. For example, if your ship’s name is Dennis J. Buckley, look under the letter “D” for Dennis.

Ships will be regularly added to the list based on information confirmed in official records of ship operations. Currently there are 244 ships on this list. Ship not on the list and you think it should be?

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2013-07-16T09:03:50+00:00 July 16th, 2013|VetsFirst Q&A|