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Tens of thousands of Vietnam vets are still waiting for the VA to recognize their exposure to Agent Orange.

A bill that would have given benefits to thousands of Navy veterans who might have been exposed to Agent Orange just failed to pass the Senate

The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act would extend benefits to thousands of Navy veterans who were potentially exposed to Agent Orange.
Tens of thousands of Vietnam vets are still waiting for the VA to recognize their exposure to Agent Orange.

43 years after the Vietnam war, many Navy veterans are still battling for benefits for potential Agent Orange exposure

A bill is making its way through Congress that would extend VA benefits to veterans who were stationed in ships off the Vietnamese coast. Early this month, VA Secretary Robert Wilkie sent a letter to the Senate asking to stop the bill, saying its provisions are based on sympathy instead of science.
"I love the smell of napalm in the morning."

Trump appeared to confuse napalm with Agent Orange — and he reportedly got the idea from an iconic movie set in the Vietnam War

President Donald Trump reportedly confused veterans advocacy leaders after he appeared to conflate Agent Orange with napalm.