Veterans and Veterans advocates have been fighting for Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans for a long time. A recent ruling by federal District Judge William Alsup was another step forward in the fight for BlueRead Full Article
On Tuesday January 29, 2019, in Procopio v. Wilkie, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit found that blue water veterans may be entitled to presumptive service connection for agent orange related claims,Read Full Article
Blue Water Navy Veterans rejoice. The Procopio v. Wilkie case was heard at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit by a full panel of judges (en banc) and that means itRead Full Article
An important court ruling was recently announced that could have a significant impact on the disability eligibility of “Blue Water” Navy Veterans. Blue Water Veterans are Navy Veterans who served in the territorial waters aroundRead Full Article
Vietnam The Agent Orange Act states if a service member set foot in the Republic of Vietnam during the war, there is the possibility that they were exposed to herbicide agents. This means the VeteranRead Full Article
by Joe R. Pilgrim, Attorney at Law and US Navy Veteran For many years, Blue Water Veterans have been rejected from receiving VA benefits for their exposure to Agent Orange (AO). Unlike “boots on theRead Full Article
by Jerusha Hancock, Veteran's Attorney Last month, the H.R. 299 Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act was unanimously approved by the House of Representatives and is now waiting for a vote by the Senate. Currently,Read Full Article
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