Help Veterans Get Assistance for Toxic Exposures
Years in the making. In March of 2022, the US House of Representatives passed the Honoring our PACT Act with a vote of 256-174. (PACT stands for Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics). Primarily since the Vietnam War, veterans have been denied service through the VA for exposure to toxic particulates and other toxins (Agent Orange and Burn Pit exposure in Iraq and Afghanistan among others.
You can help this very important piece of legislation passed through the Senate. The Bill has had had a cloture vote and should be coming up for a floor vote soon.
Contact your Senators and let them know you support this Act. The VFW has made it easy. Click here for an easy to follow form to be emailed to your Senators.
While on this VFW page, you can sign up for the VFW Action Corps so you can get weekly update and the work VFW in doing in the US Capitol among other VFW priorities. If you sign up for Action Corps, please forward a copy of your confirmation email to your local VFW Post so they know you are paying attention and willing to help. If you are in Rockport and the surrounding area, email you confirmation email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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