“Every now and then, usually when he is treating the dog for ticks or using a garden product, Singer will smell something that triggers an Agent Orange flashback.
“I think a lot of people understand that the chemicals in our foods and what’s become of water and air is killing us all,” he said.”
The story of the roughly 2.8 million Americans in Vietnam who were exposed to Agent Orange is covered in heartbreaking detail in this Harrisburg Patriot-News feature.
If you know any Vietnam Veteran show them this web site, particularly if they have health issues. They may not know, even now, that their health problems may be due to exposure and that they may be entitled to VA help. This also applies to Brown and Blue Navy personnel – but Blue Navy must be able to provide proof of their proximity to shore.
Bookmark this web site: http://www.publichealth.va.gov/exposures/agentorange/conditions/
And if you need help getting into the VA system, check out the Order of the Purple Heart organization. http://www.purpleheart.org/ServiceProgram/