This bill mirrors the bipartisan blue water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017, which passed the House during the 115th Congress by a vote of 382 – 0. The Message: H.R. 299 would extend the presumption of exposure to Agent Orange to veterans who served in the Blue Water Navy during the Vietnam War, ensuring that these
WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017, on Monday (June 25) by a vote of 382-0. The bill, co-sponsored by Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04), included language from Westerman’s H.R. 4843 to extend coverage for children with spina bifida due to a parent’s exposure to Agent Orange.
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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.
Trump official who sparked uproar over racial comments to leave consumer bureau The New York Times has appointed David Halbfinger as the new Jerusalem bureau chief. A senior security official dispatched by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Jordan in an attempt to help.
The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 passed the U.S. Senate Wednesday and is now headed to President Trump’s desk.. Bill to extend benefits to ‘Blue Water’ Navy Vietnam vets.
House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Mark Takano, D-California, said Wednesday that passage of the Blue Water Navy bill, H.R. 299, finally "delivers on a promise made to. veterans." "Tonight, we can finally tell the tens of thousands of veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War but wrongly denied.
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Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is welcoming House passage of the bipartisan Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act, which she cosponsored and supported in a prior Committee vote last week. On Tuesday, Congresswoman Amata and other Congressional leaders held a press event on the U.S. Capitol grounds in support of the Blue Water Navy Veterans and
The Senate unanimously approved a bill Wednesday to extend disability benefits to veterans who served on Navy ships off the coast of Vietnam, signaling the end of a decades-long fight for these.
The U.S. House of representatives unanimously passed legislation. Elaine Luria to extend disability benefits to Vietnam-era Navy veterans who have. The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 would extend the.
The passed legislation, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019, would extend the presumption of exposure to Agent Orange to veterans who served offshore of Vietnam.
Filipino veterans to receive Congressional Gold Medals for WWII service The 77th Araw ng Kagitingan in the Philippines was marked by the awarding of U.S. congressional medals to Filipino WW II veterans. Credits to 1Bataan. The United States Congressional Gold Medal was awarded to Filipino World War II veterans on April 9, 2019, National Heroes Day in the Philippines.