Jon Mitchell update

    Jon Mitchell, ‘FOIA Documents Reveal Agent Orange Dioxin, Toxic Dumps, Fish Kills on Okinawa Base. Two Veterans Win Compensation, Many More Denied’, The Asia-Pacific Journal, Vol. 13, Issue. 39, No. 1, October 05, 2015 Several veterans we have

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Kansas Vet Services

Veterans Groups in Kansas and Missouri

Veterans in Kansas and Missouri should be aware of opportunities they have available to them in their respective states and know what kind of support they can receive. In Missouri, you can visit the Veterans Commission for all kinds of

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Vet Representation

No Draft has Unforseen Consequences

The end of the draft in 1973 caused the nation to breathe a sigh of relief. However, the ending the draft had unprecedented side-effects. With fewer citizens joining the military, there became fewer veterans to be elected into congress. Having

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Vet Suicide

Robin Williams, Suicide, and the Military

The tragic suicide this week of comedian Robin Williams only serves to remind us how dark and plaguing an illness like depression can be. The spiraling circle that is depression is often exacerbated by other mental illnesses such as Post-Traumatic

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Agent Orange

Hardest Evidence yet of Agent Orange in Okinawa

  Photograph from the Japan Times Journalist Jon Mitchell reports on another big development in Okinawa, Japan. This report reveals information that could change the VA Appeals process for some veterans. According to Mitchell, two separate independent testing groups have

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Agent Orange

Jesse Barnes Finally Gets Compensated.

I have told the story before of Mr. Barnes. This month, he finally received compensation for his conditions. Mr. Barnes served along the DMZ in Korea and he saw Agent Orange being used along the DMZ when he was TDY’d

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VA Malpractice

Veteran Wins Malpractice Claim Against the VA

This summer the VA finally had to pay for one of its mistakes. We represented veteran David C. in a medical malpractice claim against the VA under the Federal Tort Claims Act. Following a heart surgery, David developed an infection

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