The VA ordered this study and it is now available as a free download (pdf link)–or it can be read online. In short, the findings state:
“Post-Vietnam Dioxin Exposure rejects the idea that the dioxin residues detected on interior surfaces of the C-123s were immobile and effectively inaccessible to the Reservists as a source of exposure. Accordingly, this report states with confidence that the Air Force Reservists were exposed when working in the Operation Ranch Hand C-123s and so experienced some increase in their risk of a variety of adverse responses.”
This study was authored by:
Now we need them to prove that the jetguns were, in fact, responsible for transferring the Hep-C and the roses will bloom brightly.