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Topic - Gus Bilirakis
Dear Sgt Shaft: In regard to your recent advice to a vet concerning concerning Agent Orange, enlarged prostate and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are not presumptive conditions associated with this defoliant. If these conditions were diagnosed on active duty, however, then that is another story. Also, any one with boots on the ground is considered to have been exposed to AO for VA compensation purposes.
A veteran's widow would like to find out about any benefits she may have.
U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, a Republican from Palm Harbor, says he's optimistic the bill will pass this week.
"This is a great example of a private sector initiative to help our veterans get back to work. As our nation's heroes make the transition to civilian life, every effort to help them find employment within their communities is to be commended," Mr. Bilirakis said. "Congress will continue to work to foster a climate for economic growth, so our economy can continue to create jobs and strengthen the private sector."