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Veterans of the Vietnam War, Inc &
The Veterans Coalition

805 South Township Boulevard
Pittston, PA  18640-3327
Phone:  570-603-9740 ~~  Fax:  570-603-9741
E-mail:  [email protected]

All Veterans – All Military Welcome
Veteran Information
1) Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
by Lawie Gay who is the Regional Director for New South Wales for the Veterans of the Vietnam War, Inc. in Australia.
2) Putting "PTSD" Another Way
by Peter Forbes. The Veterans of the Vietnam War Ince & The Veterans Coalition U.S. National Commander/ Australian Commander
3) National Veterans Services Fund Inc
Publication A-9 Agent Orange-Related Monetary Benefits from the VA for Vietnam Veterans
updated 10/13/09
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
"It is issued with your medals"
By Lawie Gray
Information Sheet Download
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD as it is generally known is not something new. It has been around since Hannibal crossed the Alps more than 2000 years ago. Alexander the Great mentions experiencing many of the symptoms of the disorder in the journals of his epic feats, as does Shakespeare in some of his writings.
By Peter Forbes
Information Sheet Download
Were you detuned, debriefed or were there any counselors that you could talk to and perhaps get things off your chest? NO! The Military and the Government were all too eager to get you out of the services if your time was up or to get you posted to a requested unit if you were staying in. Many of those staying in didn’t have many concerns until after they retired from the forces. The regimen and the camaraderie were gone.
Agent Orange and Effects & "Service-connected disability payments" Information Sheet Download
After many years of denying a connection between exposure to Agent Orange and serious
illness, the VA now agrees that current scientific evidence points to a connection. As a
result of this change in policy, the VA makes monthly monetary payments to thousands of
Vietnam veterans who suffer from serious illnesses that scientists agree are related to
exposure to Agent Orange. The VA calls these payments “service-connected disability
compensation,” or simply “comp. ”

The Veterans of the Vietnam War & The Veterans Coalition
"Yours in Brotherhood"