We’ve written about presumed service-connection for certain conditions suffered by veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War. But new evidence reported by the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine suggests that somewhere between 1500-2100 Air Force veterans (including flight, medical and ground maintenance crew members) may also be included in this group due to residue on the planes that could have been contaminated as recently as 1986.
VA representatives are now encouraging individuals who served in the Air Force/Air Force Reserves between 1969-1986 to determine if they had any service-connected conditions that may have been the result of Agent Orange, particularly if they served in the following locations:
If you suffer from the effects of Agent Orange or another service-connected disability, having an experienced West Virginia Veterans Disability Attorney on your side can help you obtain the veterans’ disability benefits you deserve.
Call Jan Dils, Attorneys at Law, toll-free at 877-526-3455 or use our online contact form to set up your free initial consultation.