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Vietnam War

Testimony on Birth Defects Among Vietnam Veterans’ Children by J. David Erickson D.D.S., M.P.H., Ph.D. (CDC)

April 16, 1997 Before the House Veterans’ Affairs, Subcommittee on Hospitals and Health Care. Good morning. I’m Dr. Dave Erickson, Chief of the BirthDefects and Genetic Diseases Branch, National Center forEnvironmental Health of the Centers for Disease Control...
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AGENT ORANGE/DIOXIN COMMITTEE REPORT: Operation Flyswatter

Malathion is the name of an organophosphate insecticide used in Vietnam to combat mosquitoes. Organophosphates were first developed in the late 1930s by Nazi Germany as chemical warfare agents (nerve gas). VX nerve gas and Sarin gas are well-known examples. Organophosphates...
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Agent Orange Okinawa: Pentagon denies burying defoliant

The Pentagon has once again denied allegations that the U.S. military buried the highly toxic defoliant Agent Orange in Okinawa, the Foreign Ministry said. “The U.S. Department of Defense said that it once again reviewed past records and found no documents confirming that...
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Agent Orange Okinawa: Okinawan mayor urges probe into Agent Orange allegations

“I was stunned,” Noguni said. “But when you see what had happened on Camp Lester, it is something that is very highly likely.” A local mayor is urging the Japanese government to investigate whether the U.S. buried dozens of barrels of Agent Orange during the Vietnam War at a...
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H.R.812 Latest Title: Agent Orange Equity Act of 2011

H.R.812 Latest Title: Agent Orange Equity Act of 2011 Sponsor: Rep Filner, Bob [CA-51] (introduced 2/18/2011) Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 2/18/2011 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. TEXT OF THE BILL:...
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Defoliants in DMZ

In addition to the side effects from the use of toxic defoliants suffered by Korean troops in the Vietnam War, the government has now confirmed the use of the same chemicals in 1968 and 1969 along the DMZ. In some respects it was inevitable that these had to be used to clear fire...
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AO & BLUE WATER NAVY: Inconclusive Agent Orange Study Is Conclusive Enough for Vet Groups

Inconclusive Agent Orange Study Is Conclusive Enough for Vet Groups “No group of individuals has stronger factual exposure than any other, putting Army, Navy, Marine, Air Force and Coast Guard personnel on an equal footing regarding the possibility of exposure to herbicides in...
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