I guess veterans dying of cancer is not enough of impetus to get the VA to make a decision, Sec. Shulkin was presented with the data he said he needed to make the decision, yet 8 months later and another delay.
Meanwhile veterans like Dick Pirozzolo, 73 wait, Mr Pirozzolo served our country in Vietnam and now has bladder cancer and thyroid condition. James T. Dean Jr.’s cancer didn’t wait for the VA to make it’s decision it took Mr. Dean six days after his 72nd birthday.
Days after he was sworn in as Veterans Affairs secretary this year, Dr. David Shulkin held a digital town hall meeting to take veterans’ questions. A veteran named Jack posed a question of paramount importance to many Vietnam veterans: Would the U.S.
Alan Eller has spent more than a decade trying to convince the Department of Veterans Affairs that his bladder cancer was the result of exposure to Agent Orange almost 50 years ago in Vietnam. The Army vet has filed three claims with the agency, most recently in 2014, since a doctor told him the cancer was likely tied to the toxic herbicide.