Protecting our veterans' children
Legacy of Our Veterans' Military Exposures
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Vietnam War

Operation Orange Heart: Scrap metal recycling program to raise funds for Agent Orange study

Dick Phenneger never imagined that scrap metal would rise to the top of the options pile to help fund a study of veterans and their families affected by the Agent Orange herbicide. Phenneger’s local nonprofit, Veteran Services Transparency (VST), has launched the Orange...
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Veteran faces battles with VA Clinic

Norman Laws of Branson served in Vietnam. Following his years overseas, he was stationed at Chanute Air Force Base in Illinois in 1973, where he said he was exposed to multiple chemicals, including Agent Orange. The base has since closed, and the state of Illinois has...
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The 40-year war AGENT ORANGE CASUALTIES KEEP MOUNTING

But fate put Galinac — and thousands of others — in the path of a killer as deadly but far more stealthy than their North Vietnamese foe. And more than 40 years later, the strategy the U.S. military deployed to decimate that jungle has leveled a lethal legacy. Galinac is among...
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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 Tested in Panama in the 1960’s and 70’s

http://www.panna.org/resources/gpc/gpc_199908.09.2.19.dv.html This article is from the Global Pesticide Campaigner (Volume 09, Number 2), August 1999. The complete issue is available. More about the Global Pesticide Campaigner. News Note: Agent Orange in Panama The Dallas Morning...
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