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Query: (guam agent orange denied)
with Agent Orange and other tactical herbicides did not show any use or testing of tactical herbicides such as Agent Orange at any location in Guam before or during the Vietnam Era. VBA also stated that
exposure to herbicides, including Agent Orange, and to his exposure to DDT in Guam. In March 2009, the Veteran submitted many reports from the Internet that state that Guam is contaminated with DDT, Agent
Agent Orange while he was stationed on Guam and requested that he provide any evidence he had that would show he was exposed to Agent Orange while on Guam. In both April 2002 letters, the RO said that it
2. There is insufficient evidence to show that the Veteran had exposure to Agent Orange or other herbicide agents during his military service. 3. There is no evidence of prostate cancer or a prostate disorder
1966 to December 1967. 5. The most persuasive evidence on the question of whether the Veteran was exposed to Agent Orange during his period of service is an August 2006 Compensation and Pension Service
of the DoD inventory of herbicide operations show no evidence of the use, storage, or testing of Agent Orange in Guam, and the Veteran's claimed herbicide exposure had not been corroborated. The Board finds
claimed as secondary to Agent Orange exposure. 4. Entitlement to service connection for diabetes mellitus, claimed as secondary to Agent Orange exposure. 5. Whether new and material evidence has been
based on exposure to Agent Orange and other similar herbicides while he was serving in Guam. He asserts that chronic bronchitis and pulmonary difficulties, pancytopenia, osteophyte formations of the spine,
FACT 1. The Veteran did not serve in Vietnam; he served in Guam from July 1979 to July 1980. 2. In an unappealed February 2006 rating decision, the RO denied the Veteran's claim of entitlement to service
The service department has reported that there was no evidence of the use or storage of Agent Orange on Guam. The veteran has not submitted such evidence, there is no competent evidence that carbon tetrachloride
to service connection for prostate cancer, postoperative prostatectomy, as a result of exposure to herbicides (Agent Orange). REPRESENTATION Appellant represented by: Virginia A. Girard-Brady, Attorney
a prostate disorder, including benign prostatic hypertrophy, to include as presumptively due to Agent Orange exposure, have not been met. 38 U.S.C.A. งง 1110, 5103, 5103A, 5107(a) (West 2002 & Supp.
cancer manifested during service or within the year following discharge, or that it is related to service for reasons other than claimed Agent Orange exposure. Moreover, there is no competent or credible
Records Research Center (JSRRC) for any information that might corroborate the Veteran's alleged herbicide exposure in Guam; after appropriate response and follow-up, the RO/AMC produced a formal memorandum
saw any reports identifying the presence of Agent Orange on Guam. In a January 2013 memorandum, the RO Military Specialist concluded that the Veteran's exposure to herbicides in Vietnam and Guam could not
for a chronic disease. See Combee v. Brown, 34 F.3d 1039 (Fed. Cir. 1994). In support of his contention that he was exposed to Agent Orange while serving in Guam, the Veteran submitted an article that discussed
the Veteran's claims for service connection for cardiovascular disabilities on a secondary basis must be denied as a matter of law. CONCLUSIONS OF LAW 1. Hypertension was not incurred in or aggravated by
it was not necessary to obtain a VA medical opinion in this case. Specifically, a medical opinion in favor of the claim on an Agent Orange presumptive basis is already of record. With regard to the claim
to prostate cancer, and no continuity of symptomatology after service. Moreover, the Veteran's assertions regarding exposure to Agent Orange while stationed on Guam are not substantiated, and are essentially
to support his contentions that he was exposed to Agent Orange while serving in Guam in 1968, including the articles mention above. In this regard, the Board notes that in Thurber v. Brown, 5 Vet. App.
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