December 19, 2014
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Salem-News.com (Apr-25-2014 13:13)
Western Oregon Site of Early Agent Orange Tests!Wes Carter for Salem-News.com
A disturbing document summarizes world-wide US military use and storage of the wartime defoliant, infamous for its lingering toxic impact.
Department of Defense documents recently released detail testings conducted by the Air Force in Eastern Oregon, under the management of Oregon State University.
Salem-News.com (Apr-19-2014 16:16)
Wartime Ordnance Explosion Severely Injures Ethnic Coffee Farmer Near Former U.S. Marine Base at Khe SanhChuck Searcy for Salem-News.com
They face lethal threats every day.
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The Mine Action Alert below has already been circulated to a number of lists, so apologies for any duplication. This is a tragic reminder that unexploded ordnance is still taking casualties in Vietnam 40 years after the war, and why Project RENEW's work remains important.
Salem-News.com (Apr-11-2014 14:26)
Study Suggests Veteran`s Agent Orange Exposure for C-123 Crews Will Cost $1.8 MillionWes Carter for Salem-News.com
Veterans have been forced to resort to expensive legal procedures to access necessary scientific and administrative documents.
This week it was estimated that an Institute of Medicine study of veterans’ Agent Orange exposure aboard C-123 transports will cost approximately $1,800,000.00.
Salem-News.com (Apr-09-2014 16:20)
Kelly Derricks: Voice for the Children of Vietnam VeteransSalem-News.com
Kelly has battled severe health issues since she was born that continue today. Some of her illnesses are presumed to be associated with the inter-generational effects of Agent Orange.
Kelly L. Derricks is the daughter of deceased Vietnam Veteran Harry C. Mackel Jr. Harry died in 1982 at the age of 37 after being exposed to Agent Orange while serving two tours in Vietnam in addition to a tour on Johnston Island.
Salem-News.com (Mar-29-2014 11:45)
Welcome Home: Vietnam Veterans DaySharon L. Perry and Dee Reyes for Salem-News.com
Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day from Agent Orange Legacy by Sharon L. Perry, Founder and Dee Reyes, Co-founder
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Today I Welcome Home my husband, Reuben 'Bud' Charles Perry, III, because he didn't live to see it (Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day) for himself.
Salem-News.com (Mar-19-2014 16:27)
Agent Orange Not Included In ``NEW`` Lessons from An Old WarHeather A. Bowser, LPCC for Salem-News.com
The “NEW” Lessons from an Old War, do not Include Agent Orange, According to University of Pittsburgh’s Honors College Panelists
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When something is just to good to be true and it usually is.
Salem-News.com (Mar-19-2014 10:54)
High Dioxin Levels in Dong Nai LakesSalem-News.com
The contamination is believed to be caused by toxic chemicals used during the American War 1959-1975. According to experts, the level of dioxins at the airbase is higher than at airports in Da Nang and Phu Cat, two others dioxin contaminated hotspots.
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About 16 of the 28 lakes at southern Dong Nai Province's Bien Hoa Airbase have been found to have dangerously high concentrations of dioxin. Authorities have told local residents not to drink or use the water.
Salem-News.com (Feb-25-2014 19:40)
Help an American Who Served in VietnamTim King Salem-News.com
I took the same danger... while bringing to the soldiers a welcomed visit from home.
When I first met Lesli Moore Dahlke, I was duly impressed. Here is a Vietnam Veteran who didn't serve in the Marines, or the Army, but the USO.
Salem-News.com (Feb-24-2014 12:22)
Full Disclosure: Toward an Honest Commemoration of the American War in VietnamChuck Palazzo Salem-News.com
Please check out our website and sign-on for this very necessary campaign.
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Our Full Disclosure campaign is a Veterans For Peace effort to speak truth to power and keep alive the antiwar perspective on the American war in Viet Nam.
Salem-News.com (Feb-13-2014 10:47)
Did JFK Intend to Pull Out of Vietnam?Michael Munk Salem-News.com
JFK's assassination, according to those sources, left President Johnson responsible for the further escalations of the war.
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As William Blum points out in this excerpt of his report 125, JFK’s own brother challenges the recollections of JFK’s apologists that he was prepared to pull out of Vietnam.
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