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

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Bill to extend benefits to ‘Blue Water’ Navy Vietnam vets passes U.S. Senate. The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 passed the U.S. Senate Wednesday and is now headed to.

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.

Members of the House. passed in a Memorial Day package, we have been told before we were close to victory, only to have our legislation held up as a political pawn,” said Mike Little, national.

Blue Water Navy’ bill backers press Trump to pressure senators – Passed by the House unanimously in June, the Blue Water Navy bill stalled. only to veterans who served ashore. Later still, it expanded Agent Orange benefits to “brown water” veterans who had.

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House Passes Legislation to Extend Benefits to Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Posted in Press Releases on May 14, 2019 | Preview rr I know there is no commitment more important to our country than the solemn vow we have made to the men and women in our armed forces.

House passes Blue Water Navy bill that could grant benefits to 90,000 veterans exposed to Agent Orange READ THE STORY Members of the House voted Tuesday to make permanent a court ruling that grants benefits to about 90,000 sailors who say they were exposed to toxic Agent Orange during the Vietnam War.

Vietnam Veterans Urge Congress To Vote On New VA Eligibility Bill House approves benefits for Blue Water Navy veterans – U.S. – House approves benefits for Blue Water Navy veterans. WASHINGTON – The house unanimously passed legislation monday that would extend Department of Veterans Affairs benefits to approximately 90,000 sailors who served off the coast during the Vietnam War, some of whom have been fighting for years to prove their illnesses were caused by exposure.

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