New Castle News

November 26, 2012

Veterans meeting slated to discuss Agent Orange

By Staff
New Castle News

NEW CASTLE — Agent Orange will be the topic of a program set for 2 p.m. Wednesday.

The two-hour program, sponsored by the county’s veterans affairs department, will be in the commissioners meeting room at the Lawrence County Courthouse.

Featured speaker will be Daniel Slack, Agent Orange coordinator for the Butler VA Medical Center.

Vietnam veterans, their widows or family members who suffer from multiple illnesses or who have a child or grandchild with a birth defect or illnesses can learn about certain illnesses associated with Agent Orange and other herbicides.