Presumptive Disability for

Agent Orange

40+ Conditions connected to different areas

Agent Orange: Presumptive disability

An herbicide used in both Vietnam and Korea during the 1960's and 1970's, Agent Orange exposure has been proven as the catalyst for over 40+ debilitating conditions.  There are various locationsthat could have exposed a Veteran to the toxin and

No 90 day active duty requirement

Location exposure possible on land, sea, and ship

Disability can be obtained any time after discharge

Regardless of how long you were on active duty, you may be eligible for presumptive disability.  The following locations and conditions are assumed to have been sites of exposure.


Presumed Agent Orange Exposure Locations & Dates


  • In Vietnam between January 9, 1962, and June 30, 1976
  • On Ships included on the official Ship List
  • Blue Waters veterans who served within 9 nautical miles of the shores of Vietnam


  • In Thailand between January 9, 1962, and June 30, 1976.
  • On or near military bases in Thailand, including U-Tapao, Ubon, Nakhon Phanom, Takhli, Korat, or Don Muang

South Korea

  • In Korean DMZ between September 1, 1967, and August 31, 1971


  • In Laos between December 1, 1965, and September 30, 1969


  • In Cambodia at Mimot or Krek between April 16, 1969, and April 30, 1969

Johnston Atoll

  • On the Johnston Atoll between January 1, 1972, and September 30, 1977

Guam or American Samoa

  • On Guam or American Samoa between January 9, 1962, and July 31, 1980

Air Force C-123s

  • Veterans who had repeated contact with contaminated C-123s after the war

Testing, Storage, or Disposal

  • Veterans who can show proof that they served where herbicides were tested or stored outside of Vietnam or were involved in the testing, storage, or disposal of herbicides in the US


Veterans who performed flight, ground, or medical crew duties at

  • Lockbourne/Rickenbacker Air Force Base (Ohio) between 1969 and 1986 in the 906th and 907th Tactical Air Groups or the 355th and 356th Tactical Airlift Squadrons
  • Pittsburgh International Airport (Pennsylvania) between 1972 and 1982 in the 758th Airlift Squadron
  • Westover Air Force Base (Massachusetts) between 1972 and 1982 in the 731st Tactical Air Squadron and 74th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, or 901st Organizational Maintenance Squadron

Agent Orange Presumptive Condition List

Primary amyloidosis, DC 7717

Chloracne or similar acneform disease, DC 7829 (must manifest to 10% within 1 year of last exposure)

Type 2 diabetes, DC 7913

Hodgkin’s disease, DC 7709

Ischemic heart disease, DC 7005 (does not include high blood pressure, peripheral vascular disease, or stroke)

All chronic B-cell leukemias, DC 7703

Multiple myeloma, DC 7709 or 7703

Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, DC 7715 (Blue Water Veterans are also eligible for this condition)

Parkinson’s disease, DC 8004

Peripheral neuropathy, DC 8520 (must manifest to 10% within 1 year of last exposure)

Porphyria cutanea tarda, DC 7815 (must manifest to 10% within 1 year of last exposure)

Prostate cancer, DC 7528

Lung cancer, DC 6819

Bronchial cancer, DC 6819

Larynx cancer, DC 6819

Trachea cancer, DC 6819

Adult fibrosarcoma, DC 5329

Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, DC 5329

Malignant fibrous histiocytoma, DC 5329

Liposarcoma, DC 5329

Leiomyosarcoma, DC 5329

Rhabdomyosarcoma, DC 5329

Epithelioid leiomyosarcoma (malignant leiomyoblastoma), DC 5329

Ectomesenchymoma, DC 5329

Angiosarcoma (hemangiosarcoma and lymphangiosarcoma), DC 5329

Proliferating (systemic) angioendotheliomatosis, DC 5329

Malignant glomus tumor, DC 5329

Malignant hemangiopericytoma, DC 5329

Synovial sarcoma (malignant synovioma), DC 5329

Malignant giant cell tumor of tendon sheath, DC 5329

Malignant schwannoma, DC 5329

Malignant mesenchymoma, DC 5329

Malignant granular cell tumor, DC 5329

Alveolar soft part sarcoma, DC 5329

Epitheliod sarcoma, DC 5329

Clear cell sarcoma of tendons and aponeuroses, DC 5329

Extra-skeletal Ewing’s sarcoma, DC 5329

Congenital and infantile fibrosarcoma, DC 5329

Malignant ganglioneuroma, DC 5329

Bladder cancer, DC 7528

Hypothyroidism, DC 7903

Parkinsonism, DC 8004

High blood pressure, DC 7101

Monoclonal Gammopathy of undetermined significance, DC 7712