VVA CHAPTER 421 BULLETIN BOARD  

 

VVA Chapter 421's Buy-A-Brick Program.   Click Here for more information.

 

Members should use this form to update the Chapter's Contact Information Database.

March 29, 1973 was the day that the last combat U.S. troops left Vietnam marking the end of U.S. combat operations in that country.  Please sign and mail petition letters to Senator Schumer & Gillibrand to get March 29 designated as a national day of remembrance.

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Click here for letter to Senator Schumer

DAV ACTION ALERT

Vital Advance Appropriations Amendment Needs Your Support. 

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Maimonides Medical Center Lung Screening

VA Travel Reimbursement Form

CHAPTER 421 25th ANNIVERSARY

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WARNING

Please protect your VA ID Card. The bar code on the card can be read by most scanners and smart phones that can read bar codes. The bar code on the card contains your social security number. The VA plans to issue new cards. 

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EXPOSURE TO HERBICIDES INFORMATION


Vietnam-era Veterans whose service involved duty on or near the perimeters of military bases in Thailand anytime between February 28, 1961 and May 7, 1975 may have been exposed to herbicides and may qualify for VA benefits.

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The 2013-2014 (H.R.411) Fort McClellan Health Registry Act

If you were stationed at Fort McClellan, Alabama, during the period beginning on January 1, 1935, and ending on May 20, 1999, then please read on

Fort McClellan Health Registry Act Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish and maintain a special record to be known as the Fort McClellan Health Registry containing the name of each individual who, while serving in the Armed Forces, was stationed at Fort McClellan, Alabama, during the period beginning on January 1, 1935, and ending on May 20, 1999, and who: (1) applies for care or services from the VA; (2) files a claim for compensation on the basis of any disability which may be associated with such service; (3) dies and is survived by a spouse, child, or parent who files a claim for dependency and indemnity compensation on the basis of such service; (4) requests a health examination from the VA; or (5) receives such health examination and requests inclusion in the Registry. Requires the Secretary, upon request, to provide such health examination, as well as consultation and counseling with respect to examination results.

Directs the Secretary to: (1) notify individuals in the Registry of significant developments in research on the health consequences of potential exposure to a toxic substance or environmental hazard related to service at Fort McClellan; and (2) carry out appropriate outreach activities with respect to such health examinations, consultation, and counseling.

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REMEMBER WHEN

Time for some levity, nostalgia, and a trip down memory lane with this great jukebox of 50's and 60's music and music videos.

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