S. 283 

(Sen. Al Franken - D - MN)

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the treatment of veterans who participated in the cleanup of Enewetak Atoll as radiation exposed veterans for purposes of the presumption of service-connection of certain disabilities by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

H.R. 334 

(Rep. Barbara Lee - D-CA-13) 

To direct the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide assistance for individuals affected by exposure to Agent Orange, and for other purposes.

S. 319

(Sen. Amy Klobuchar - D-MN) 

​A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish within the Department of Veterans Affairs a center of excellence in the prevention, diagnosis, mitigation, treatment, and rehabilitation of health conditions relating to exposure to burn pits.

Legislative Files


We will look forward to featuring newly proposed legislation during the 115th Session of Congress, as it relates to Toxic Exposure in the United States Military.  Please check back for updates to the Legislative Files section.  

S. 75 

(Sen. Claire McCaskill - D-MO) 

A bill to provide for the reconsideration of claims for disability compensation for veterans who were the subjects of experiments by the Department of Defense during World War II that were conducted to assess the effects of mustard gas or lewisite on people, and for other purposes.

H.R. 1279 

(Rep. Elizabeth Esty - D-CT-5) 

To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish within the Department of Veterans Affairs a center of excellence in the prevention, diagnosis, mitigation, treatment, and rehabilitation of health conditions relating to exposure to burn pits.

​​Fort McClellan's Deadly Little Secrets

​COL Judy Carroll, USA (Ret.)

H.R. 632 

(Rep. Grace Meng - D - NY - 6)

To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the treatment of veterans who participated in the cleanup of Enewetak Atoll as radiation exposed veterans for purposes of the presumption of service-connection of certain disabilities by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

info@operationstandtogether.org

S. 422 

(Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand - D - NY)

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify presumptions relating to the exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of the Republic of Vietnam, and for other purposes.

We Would Like to Recognize the Following Organizations for their Endorsement of this Event:

H.R. 1359 

(Rep. Jackie Walorski -R-IN-2) 

To provide for the reconsideration of claims for disability compensation for veteranswho were the subjects of experiments by the Department of Defense during World War II that were conducted to assess the effects of mustard gas or lewisite on people, and for other purposes.

Potential Exposure at Fort McClellan

​U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Chemical Toxin Exposure Reports


The links below are not intended to be all-inclusive and represent only a portion of the information that pertains to military-related toxic exposure.  You are encouraged to conduct your own additional research regarding a particular military installation; and please, feel free to forward factual documentation, scientific reports, and research studies that have been published, so that they may be added to this list.  

​​Public Health Statement for JP-5, JP-8, and Jet A fuels

​Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry

​​​​Final Environmental Baseline Survey, Pt. 1, Fort McClellan, Alabama

​​Environmental Science & Engineering, Inc. 

H.R. 299

(Rep. David G. Valadao - R-CA-21) 

​To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify presumptions relating to the exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of the Republic of Vietnam, and for other purposes.

PCBs in Anniston

Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry

H.R. 1007 

(Rep. John Katko - R-NY-24) 

To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a task force on Agent Orange exposure.