WASHINGTON,D.C.(WFLA) - It happened again this week.
Agent Blue. Agent Orange. Agents Pink, Green, White, and Purple. The Rainbow Agents. Usually, they are all listed under “Agent Orange.” Each agent causes varying degrees of harm to living creatures, from plants to birds to humans. Agent Orange and most of the Rainbow Agents were phenoxy herbicides contaminated with dioxin.
Members of the United States military may receive their biggest pay raise in nine years if a defense bill just approved by the U.S. House becomes law.
The persistence of serious problems endangering America’s Veterans at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Washington, DC has employees begging Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie for assistance.
According to the Veterans Administration, millions of Veterans suffer from PTSD. And when service members with PTSD return home, it usually doesn't mean returning to normal.
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President Trump’s newly installed Veterans Affairs secretary, in his first interview since taking office earlier this week, sounded the alarm about the need to fix a critical program allowing Veterans to see local private doctors instead of driving long distances to a VA hospital.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has begun implementing new provisions of the Harry W. Colmery Educational Assistance Act of 2017, better known as the "Forever GI Bill."
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Azedra (iobenguane I 131) injection for intravenous use for the treatment of adults and adolescents age 12 and older with rare tumors of the adrenal gland (pheochromocytoma or paraganglioma) that cannot be surgically removed (unresectable), have spread beyond the original tumor site and require systemic anticancer therapy. This is the first FDA-approved drug for this use.
After more than two years of combing through military databases, school yearbooks, newspaper obituaries and other records, researchers have found a photograph of every Escambia County man killed in the Vietnam War.