Monday, March 31, 2014

Effects of Agent Orange topic of veterans meeting

Faces of Agent Orange  

It has been nearly 40 years since the Vietnam War ended but Agent Orange and the health concerns it carries are still very present among many veterans living today and even some surviving family members.

"What’s happening is our children are beginning to come down with different diseases because of Agent Orange"” explained Bruce Dobson, public affairs representative for the Lynn Vietnam Veterans of America Post 908.

Directed by the National Vietnam Veterans of America, the event will take place at Post 161, 535 Western Ave. Dobson said there will be speakers with up-to-date information concerning Agent Orange and the law. There will also be Veterans Service Officers available to assist veterans with claims.

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