A law passed Jan. 1 expanded the list of conditions eligible for VA benefits.
The research also discovered that the exposed vets were diagnosed an average of 15 months earlier than non-exposed veterans.
The measure would give 34K vets with hypothyroidism, bladder cancer or Parkinsonism access to compensation and care.
34K Vietnam vets were exposed to herbicides and later diagnosed with bladder cancer, Parkinsonism or hypothyroidism.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has no plans to challenge a court ruling last week.
Nearly half of the more than 69,000 claims for "Blue Water Navy" Agent Orange benefits have been processed.
If you are veteran who was exposed to Agent Orange you may be eligible for free medical care and disability from the VA
As Congress' year draws to an end, senators have ramped up efforts to add to the list of illnesses linked to herbicide use.
Senators voted to add bladder cancer, hypothyroidism and Parkinsonism to the list of Agent Orange presumptives.
They would add three diseases to the VA's Agent Orange presumptives list but leave off hypertension.
The cost to repair the 78-year-old Fletcher Class destroyer may be more than $1 million.
Based on a midsize Chevrolet pickup, the Infantry Squad Vehicle is intended to carry an infantry squad's nine soldiers.
The guided-missile cruiser Vella Gulf has a fuel oil leak in one of its engineering spaces.
Lt. Gen. Jim Slife said there are currently cases being pursued in AFSOC's ranks that involve extremism.
Adversaries facing this new technology "will suffer a very tough day and tough week and tough war."