Toxic Exposure Rule was released on February 12, 2024, please click button below to view our Toxic Exposure Comments page to provide us with information that we can incorporate into our formal comments that we include into the rule.
We envision a nation where:
▸ Suffering active duty service members and veterans are not ignored.
▸ Rights of members of the armed forces and veterans are protected.
▸ Veterans and their families receive their earned benefits without delay.
Please watch Military-Veteran Advocacy® Executive Director CDR John B. Wells, USN (Ret) speaks on the importance of passing the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act (S. 681) at the Navy Memorial in Washington DC May 23, 2015.
Our mission is to:
▸ Provide training and education services for active duty service members, veterans, and attorneys concerning rights and benefits for all service members and their families.
▸ Litigate in federal courts and advocate for legislation to protect, expand, and enhance benefits for active duty service members, veterans, and their families.
▸ Act decisively to protect Constitutional rights within the military services.
We aim to:
▸ Communicate with federal and state agencies concerning the rights of active duty service members, veterans, and their families.
▸ Meet with Members of Congress, Senators and their staff to propose and discuss legislation affecting active duty service members members, veterans, and their families.
▸ Appeal the improper denial of veterans benefits.
▸ Train civilian attorneys to practice military and veterans law.
▸ Educate veterans and their families on their rights and benefits.
▸ Testify before Congress as requested.
▸ Help enact Toxic Herbicide Agent relief for Guam, American Samoa, Johnston Island, Panama, Okinawa, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and the airspace over Vietnam.
▸ Help expand Toxic Herbicide Agent relief for Blue Water Navy to the entire theater of combat.
▸ Seek required informed consent for psycho tropic and other drugs administered by the VA.
▸ Seek relief for atomic cleanup veterans and for veterans exposed to burn pits.
▸ Educate active duty members of their rights at courts-martial and before administrative tribunals.
▸ Educate active duty members on their political rights under current regulations.