US House passes legislation to extend Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans benefits

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House Approves Benefits for Blue Water Navy Veterans. Extending the benefits for 10 years would cost $1.1 billion, according to estimates from the Congressional Budget Office. To make up the cost, the legislation raises fees for servicemembers and veterans who use the VA’s home loan program. The increase amounts to between $2.14.

House-passed legislation. Vietnam veterans more disability benefits would mean help for thousands who served. But for many others who say they need help, it could actually mean no benefits,

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The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 passed the U.S. Senate Wednesday and is now headed to President Trump’s desk. That act changes the current law to guarantee that veterans who served off the shores of Vietnam can get access to healthcare and benefits.

The carrier passes by Fort Monroe. 2019. The house veterans affairs Committee’s plan to pay for a bill to extend agent orange disability benefits to 90,000 Blue Water Navy veterans of the Vietnam.

Mike Lee (R-Utah) to drop his opposition to a “blue water navy” bill, which would make tens of thousands of ailing veterans who served on ships that patrolled territorial waters off Vietnam during..

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The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act will "finally eliminate a 17-year barrier" that "denied access to VA benefits for the scourge of Agent Orange illnesses" and is "a long overdue justice for people who served in the Vietnam conflict," Rep. Joe Courtney, D-Conn., said, adding that the House should "force the Senate to do the right thing and provide justice for those who served in that conflict and who are still suffering."

House Unanimously Passes Blue Water Navy Veterans Act! – WASHINGTON – The national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is saluting the U.S. House of Representatives for unanimously passing H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019. "The VFW salutes the united support of the entire House," said VFW National Commander B.J. Lawrence.

Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act Passes House Senate plans path ahead for 'blue water Navy' benefits fix – House passes benefits fix for ailing ‘blue water’ veterans, now awaits Senate’s move. The compromise reached last month would add a new fee to veterans’ home loans that would cost a typical buyer about $350 over 10 years. But nearly half of all borrowers – including disabled veterans – will be exempt from the fee.