Echoes of Vietnam: VA Stalls, Dissembles While Vets Suffer and Die

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I find it deeply ironic that the very physical effects of dioxin were once dismissed as merely psychological, not compensable service-connected injuries. With the inclusion of posttraumatic stress disorder in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, such psychic injuries are acknowledged, yet the VA is still using the same tools of denial and obfuscation to refuse treatment to injured vets.

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The same government that killed patriotic Vietname... by martinweiss on Saturday, Jul 5, 2008 at 9:35:45 PM