Agent Orange Update

American Heart Month
Were you exposed to herbicides during military service and have ischemic heart disease? You may qualify for VA benefits. Find out more, and protect your heart. Visit www.publichealth.va.gov/exposures/agentorange to learn more about Agent Orange and VA benefits. The website has been newly designed to make finding information easier.  

More Ships Added to VA’s Vietnam Ship List


VA has updated the list of U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships that operated in Vietnam, adding 47 more vessels and expanding information for others. The list can help Vietnam-era Veterans find out if they qualify for presumption of Agent Orange exposure when seeking VA disability compensation for herbicide-related diseases.

To learn more about other public health topics, visit the Public Health homepage at www.publichealth.va.gov.