MILITARY UPDATE: ‘Blue Water Navy’ bill sinking despite talks

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As many as 90,000 ailing “Blue Water Navy” veterans likely will have to wait for a new Congress to see legislation passed that would make them eligible for Agent Orange-related disability compensation and VA-paid health care.Sens. Johnny Isakson, R-Gerogia, chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, and Jon Tester of Montanta, its ranking Democrat, negotiated this week with veteran service organizations seeking to amend the House-passed Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act

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