Agent Orange

October is Agent Orange Awareness Month

Researched & written by C. Orlowski & R. MacDougall. Agent Orange is an herbicide that contains the chemical TCDD, a type of dioxin. This dioxin is highly toxic. Depending on location and conditions, it can stay in the environment over 100 years. It can stay in the human body up to 20 years. It is ... Read more

The PACT Act is Great. But there is More. So much More!

While I’m sure all you Afghan and Iraqi war Veterans have been reading about all the newly added Presumptive Illnesses in the PACT act, I hope our older Vets didn’t overlook that this act also covers more of their illnesses as well. Before I get to my main point, please let me remind everyone that … Read more

A Toxic Legacy: The Generational Effects of Agent Orange

1975. That is the year that the Vietnam War ended—almost 50 years ago. A nation was left ravaged. Battles were fought. Millions of lives were lost. Millions more affected forever. During the twenty-year conflict from 1955 to 1975, rest assured that by the end, there were no winners—only losers.     Those fortunate enough to make ... Read more

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