Thursday, July 18, 2013

More Ships Added to VA’s Vietnam Ship List

The VA has updated the list of U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships that operated in Vietnam, adding more ships and expanding information for others. There are now 285 ships on the list.

The list can help Vietnam-era Veterans find out if they qualify for presumption of Agent Orange exposure when seeking disability compensation for related diseases.

If your vessel is not included in the Mobile Riverine Force, ISF Division 93 or listed designations (see “Find Your Ship“), check the alphabetized list of ships below.

To search for your ship, look under the first letter of the formal ship name. For example, if your ship’s name is USS Dennis J. Buckley, look under the letter “D” for Dennis.

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