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The Neglected U.S. Victims of Agent Orange

The Department of Veterans Affairs has long given Vietnam veterans  disability compensation  for illness connected to Agent Orange, widely used to defoliate Southeast Asian battlefields during the U.S. war. Less well known: The powerful herbicide combination was also routinely used to kill weeds at domestic military bases. Those exposed to the chemicals at…
bubmag
April 30, 2024
Vietnam Veterans

What Are the 17 Symptoms of PTSD?

Agitation, anxiety, mood swings and depression are just a handful of the 17 symptoms that help doctors diagnose post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). SDI Productions / Getty Images Thirteen years after he returned home to Las Vegas, Nevada, from fighting in Iraq, Adam Kelley, a specialist in the U.S. Army, took…
bubmag
October 25, 2023
Vietnam Veterans

A Rift in the Earth

Culture A Rift in the Earth Is Maya Lin’s celebrated Vietnam Veterans Memorial really a work of architecture? WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 31: People view the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Memorial Day as the sunsets over the National Mall, on Monday, May 31, 2021. (Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times…
bubmag
December 30, 2022
Vietnam Veterans

Retaining wall at waterfront Vietnam memorial under repair

This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Vietnam Memorial in Windsor in July 2020. Photo by Nick Brancaccio /Windsor Star Article content Visitors to Windsor’s waterfront may see heavy equipment over the next two weeks as repairs to the retaining wall behind the Canadian Vietnam Veterans…
bubmag
March 16, 2022