Korean DMZ



Veterans who served in a unit in or near the Korean demilitarized zone (DMZ) anytime between April 1, 1968 and August 31, 1971 are presumed to have been exposed to herbicides.   The presumption dates are September 1, 1967 to August 1, 1971, beginning January 1, 2020 in accordance with Public Law 116-23 Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019.    

These Veterans do not have to show they were exposed to Agent Orance to be eligible for disability compensation for these diseases / conditions.