ProPublica and The Virginian-Pilot are exploring the ways children of
Vietnam veterans may be affected by a parent's exposure to Agent
The Department of Veterans Affairs acknowledges
that direct exposure to Agent Orange and other defoliants may lead to
negative health consequences for veterans. Some veterans’ service
organizations, including the Vietnam Veterans of America, have expressed concern that exposure has also led to health issues in the children of veterans.
Are you a Vietnam veteran, or the child of a veteran?
You can help us learn more about this issue by completing this short
survey, which includes questions about your service, family and health.
Please answer as completely as you can. Your personal information will
not be shared with others without your permission, but reporters plan to
aggregate statistical information and publish an overview about the
results of the survey, without identifying specific individuals.
The more veterans we hear from, the better we can understand this
issue. We hope you’ll consider responding or sharing this survey with
other veterans. Thank you!
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