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Agent Orange

The U.S. military sprayed millions of gallons of Agent Orange on trees and vegetation during the Vietnam War. Several decades later, concerns about the health effects from these chemicals continue.

Are you eligible for compensation?

Yes, if:

You were exposed to Agent Orange during military service.

Who is covered

You or your dependents

How it works

These diseases are a result of exposure to Agent Orange. VA forgoes the normal requirement that you prove an illness began during or became worse because of your military service.

If you have a disease that is not on this list but you believe it is a result of Agent Orange exposure, you will need to prove your illness began during or became worse because of your military service.

See also

Agent Orange Registry Health Exam for Veterans

Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and Agent Orange

Were you exposed?

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