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Exposure to Toxic Chemicals Has Become a Top Issue for Veteran Organizations

Toxic exposure, a high veterans suicide rate and accommodating the Department of Veterans Affairs' fastest growing demographic, women, are among the issues veterans service organizations (VSOs) have brought up to Congress this year.  In hearings held Tuesday and Wednesday, the Senate and House Veterans Affairs Committees jointly heard from eight VSOs about their priorities for 2020. Lawmakers will hear from more VSOs next week. Concerns over toxic exposure are not limited to Vietnam War-era veterans. The VSOs are also targeting threats to current service members.  Read more.... 

 

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