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Vietnam veteran may get help with VA issue

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COLUMBIANA COUNTY, Ohio -An update to a story we first brought you regarding a Vietnam combat veteran from Columbiana County.

Donald Chambers showed us paperwork the Veterans Administration was using that indicated he would have served in Vietnam at the age of 11.  He believes the VA was using those dates for combat duty to deny any Agent Orange related medical conditions.

Chambers said his February check, that was to be cut off, arrived and he is now scheduled for a test at the Cleveland Clinic in March.

Chambers believes our story about his problem has led to a second look at his situation with the VA.

After we ran the story, Congressman Bill Johnson, who is a veteran himself, talked with Chambers personally and offered assistance from his office.

 

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