Regina Rogers is working to honor veterans by helping their children get the proper care

Regina Rogers

My husband served on the DMZ in So. Korea during the years 1968-1969. Agent Orange was used without anyone's knowledge. 1999 an article was printed front page news outing the USA on the use of AO in So. Korea and the billions of $$$$'s that had been paid out secretly to the soldiers and families there, and population.

My husband was diagnosed with cancer in June 2008 and died May 2013, the last of his unit that had been stationed there. He was 65 years old. He endured a removed left jaw from the center, lymph nodes, neck muscles, teeth of course, inside of his mouth secondary bone from a leg to help make a jaw with the titanium. Muscle from calf of same leg to make a mouth. That was the first surgery. He went through maximum chemo and radiation at same time, was on liquids. Had a trach tube. His last surgery four months befor dying his mouth was removed, half his tongue, lip removed, rest sewn shut half way. Permanent trach tube and stomach feeding tube. He had suffered mild brain damage in first surgery due to nearly bleeding to death during the 17 hour surgery. His eyes suffered damage by the nerves to the brain being damaged.

His son was born with Hypospadias after a rough birth, later being aphasia. Surgery took care of the first, time and special ed. Took care to help him over come the other. He is very bright. At age ten he had an enlarged spleen for no particular reason. He has had spells of jaundice through his life. He was second born. I had a miscarriage before him. He has a son with an eating disorder affecting his entire system. Talk of a pacemaker system to regulate his stomach has been considered.
My first born was a daughter, two weeks early, who had bronchitis at less than six weeks old and continued to repeat that for years. She has an immune system problem. Even though she had five girls, two were born with malformed ears. One has no sense of pain, heat, cold. Another has bronchial problems, one has asthma, with inhaler.

For seven years my husband's case has been back and forth with the VA. I filed an Appeal with the US Court of Appeals regarding VA and received a remand with a stay for 90 days. That ended June 29th. I am waiting for an answer. Wish me luck in winning for my husband. I will file for my children and theirs after!

Please sign the letter to get research going for families!
Regina

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