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Wednesday, Sept 24 through Sunday, Sept 28th.
The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Columbus (SSN-762) pulls into port at Fleet Activities Yokosuka. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Liam Kennedy/Released)
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Following is an informational list of these so-called “presumptive” diseases that VA recognizes for Vietnam Agent Orange exposure per Title 38 CFR, 3.309 (e) and the Agent Orange Act of 1991.
Chloracne- Must manifest to a degree of 10% within one year of exposure.
Type II Diabetes
Ischemic Heart Disease
Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma- May be granted service connection without showing “boots on the ground” or inland waterways or ports, just duty in off-shore waters. (blue water)
Acute and Subacute Peripheral Neuropathy – Must manifest to a degree of 10% within one year of exposure.
Porphyra Cutanea Tarada- PCT – Must manifest to a degree of 10% within one year of exposure.
Respiratory Cancers – Cancer of the lung, bronchus, larynx or trachea.
B Cell Leukemias – Such as hairy cell leukemia.
Soft Tissue Sarcoma – Other than osteosarcoma, chrondosarcoma, Kaposi’s sarcoma or mesothelioma.