The nine diseases are prostate cancer, bladder cancer, hypothyroidism, hypertension, stroke, early-onset peripheral neuropathy, AL amyoloidosis, ischemic heart disease, and Parkinson-like syndromes.
This would not immediately affect the Thai vets as VA has yet to acknowledge the use of AO in Thailand but it is a plus for the Vietnam vets and over time it may be that VA will ease up and apply the same rules to Thai vets as to Vietnam in-country vets. I hope some of us are alive to see that day. The bill or a similar one has been introduced several times and has not passed so to be realistic this may be another "false hope".
Takhli Base Weather 69-70
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