VA names new Finger Lakes medical director The Canandaigua VA Medical Center, part of the VA Healthcare Network Upstate New York, is located in the heart of the finger lakes region, 30 miles southeast of Rochester in Canandaigua, New York. The Canandaigua VA Medical Center has provided inpatient and outpatient medical services to veterans living in western New York State for over 75 years.Kentucky WWII Veteran to Receive French Legion of Honor A World War II vet set to receive the French. "For 33 days I was killing Germans," Pavone said. French Deputy Consul Marie-Laure Charrier said Pavone will receive the Legion of Honor along with 44.
Are Burn Pits the Agent Orange for the Nation’s Youngest Veterans? It took Vietnam War veterans nearly two decades to receive compensation from exposure to Agent Orange and now, veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan who were exposed to burn pits face a similar battle
Porter’s words are also a powerful argument for creating a burn-pit Center of Excellence within the VA – and to move quickly to do so. The nation too slowly came to the aid of Vietnam veterans suffering from Agent Orange exposure. Repeating this terrible mistake is not an option.
Otherwise, we will see a repetition of the same tragedy that our Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange decades ago went through. So far, the VA has rejected most disability compensation claims. This is unacceptable. Earlier this year, Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., and I joined forces and reintroduced our legislation, the burn pits accountability act.
"These burn pits are the Agent Orange of the post-9/11 generation of veterans," said Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii. Gabbard recently joined a growing House effort to pass a Burn Pits.
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· [ad_1] rep. tulsi gabbard, D-Hi, said in a press conference wednesday that there’s a push on Capitol Hill for approval of the Burn Pits accountability act. (gabbard.house.gov) congressional members from both sides of the aisle came together on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to urge lawmakers to fast-track a benefits package that would provide assistance to [.]
Rockport native wins presidential award for work in Veterans Affairs Mayor who was refugee from Liberia plans run for US Senate Mayor who was refugee from liberia plans run for US Senate. HELENA, Mont. (AP) – Helena Mayor Wilmot Collins, a refugee from Liberia who became the first black mayor in the state, announced.On December 4, 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy awarded the 2016 Federal Energy and Water Management Award to a team of employees from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, D.C. Recognized on the team were Pamela Komer, Andrew Mercker, Reginald Williams, Phyllis Stange and VA Ann Arbor’s own Energy Manager, Jeffery Means (pictured right).
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Exposure to toxic burn pits is the Agent Orange of my generation – we cannot allow our nation to leave them behind. gabbard.house.gov Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s Bipartisan burn pits legislation Included in Major Defense Authorization Bill
READ THE story rep. tulsi gabbard, joined by Brian Mast (FL-18) and Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK), introduced bipartisan and bicameral legislation to evaluate the exposure of U.S. service members to open burn pits and toxic airborne chemicals on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019.