MoU 6th December 2006

After more than three and a half decades of rejection and bluster, the veterans who served this nation in Vietnam have had the fact that they were exposed to a toxic environment officially recognised. It has further been recognised that their exposure has the potential for damaging physical and psychological effects not only on the veterans themselves but also on the health and welfare particularly of their progeny but also of their wider families. Thirty years and more is far too long to wait for acknowledgement, and for reconciliation including reasonable compensation where due. The long delay in itself multiplies the need for the Government and the nation to take clear measures to assist affected veterans and their families. Continue Reading