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During the Vietnam War era, hundreds of thousands of Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force and Coast Guard joined forces to fight in this war. After 30 plus years, I ask Sen. Patrick Toomey (R-PA) to now join forces with veterans of that war who are sick...
As 2011 drew to a close, The Herald-Mail took a look back at some of the stories we wrote about during the year. These are the final stories, which provide a glimpse of the story, and what happened next. Fort Ritchie awaits impact report The story:...
Harris County attorney Vince Ryan filed a lawsuit this week against four companies for allowing dioxins to leak from waste pits into the San Jacinto River for the last 45 years. Dioxins were the main ingredient in Agent Orange, used in the Vietnam War...
Tags: Justice System, Trials, Birth Defects, Trials, Waste
A new step forward is achieved for the Blue Water Navy of the Vietnam War. Vietnam Navy veterans who are infected with presumptive exposure of Agent Orange Dioxin soon may realize benefits from Veterans Affairs (VA) compensation for agent orange...
KIAHOccupy Houston is sending a Halloween message with its Corporate House of Horrors show. "It's Halloween and we're festive, and we're in costumes, but these are real issues that we're talking about," Carl Gibson, a member with Occupy Houston, said. The...
Wachter remembered as a great vice principal To the editor: I wish to pay tribute to a gentleman who passed away June 18, 2011. His name is Wayne Wachter and although he resided in West Virginia, he was a teacher and vice principal at Clear Spring...
Tags: Armed Forces, Real Estate, Defense, Veterans Affairs, Maryland
Religion should be concerned with raising people up To the editor: In response to the July 22 letter “Chirstians must cry out,” I would suggest that being a sinner has never prevented people from doing good. Those who read the Bible...
SOUTH BEND — Someday, the Field of Honor at Highland Cemetery will tell many stories. The story of MacDonald "Mac" Kuykendall, of South Bend, is one his wife said she wants heard loud and clear this Veteran’s Day. He was the first veteran to...
I am U.S. Navy retired with 22 years active service; also, a Vietnam Veteran with four (4) shipboard deployments to Vietnam waters, known as the combat zone. From Jan. 9, 1962 to May 7, 1975, Agent Orange (Dioxin) was used in Vietnam as a defoliant....
Some Vietnam veterans who have had or now has diseases brought on by Presumptive Exposure to Agent Orange Dioxin are not alone. Many children of Vietnam veterans conceived during and after the war are also infected by Agent Orange Dioxin. This is the...
This story by William Mullen orginally ran in the Aug. 17, 1986, Tribune Sunday Magazine. At 9:30 a.m. on Friday, June 13, three men left the entrance to Navy Pier and began moving west along Grand Avenue. The three were old soldiers, the point men...
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Jun 17, 2011 |Story| Associated Press
Jun 10, 2011 |Story| Chicago Tribune
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