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Q33: I am a Vietnam War Veteran and Helicopter Crew Chief or Door Gunner. My question is, I have heard that the VA was going to add hypertension or high blood pressure and COPD to the presumptive disabilities list. Has that happened yet?
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A1: No. There haven't been any additions. (AP) 3/3/18
A2: IF the VA has not added COPD to the disabilities list, they SHOULD, when I enlisted in 1954 it was COMMON PRACTICE TO BE ISSUED A 4 of cigarettes with all c-rats. (GK) 3/3/18