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  • Vietnam veteran asks Congress to pass Agent Orange benefits bill for 'blue water' sailors

    Sam Genco, at age 19, narrowly survived one of the United States’ worst military aircraft carrier fires in history, but now – fifty years later – it’s the drinking water from the USS Forrestal he says could be killing him.

Sam Genco, at age 19, narrowly survived one of the United States’ worst military aircraft carrier fires in history, but now – fifty years later – it’s the drinking water from the USS Forrestal he says could be killing him. Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com
Sam Genco, at age 19, narrowly survived one of the United States’ worst military aircraft carrier fires in history, but now – fifty years later – it’s the drinking water from the USS Forrestal he says could be killing him. Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com

These sick Vietnam vets blame exposure to Agent Orange, but VA won't pay

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