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  • VVA Annual Reprort 2012
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  • VVA Agent Orange Committee
    VVA Testimony Legislative Action Center Government Affairs Update Public Relations VVA Publications Current Press Releases Public Service Announcements Logos Media Request Sign Up Events National Convention Leadership Conference Other National Events State Council Meetings E Room Reservations Directions To Our Office Publications The VVA Veteran VVA Publications Advertising Kit Forms Agent Orange Who We Are National Committee Members Meeting minutes January 2015 October 2014 April 2014 VVA Resolutions Convention Resolutions Resource Sites Veterans Administration Agent Orange Site Veterans Benefits Administration Agent Orange Site Military Veterans Institute of Medicine Birth Defect Research for Children Agent Orange Legacy Useful Agent Orange Websites Videos Books Studies VVA Sites AVVA Contact The Committee Chair Maynard Kaderlik Meet the National Committee Please Like Follow Subscribe and Share Facebook http www facebook com pages Faces of Agent Orange 187669911280144 Twitter http twitter com FacesOfAO YouTube http www youtube com user facesofagentorange Chair Maynard Kaderlik Vice Chair Jack McManus ViceChair Robert Bob Behrens Committee Members Sandie Wilson George Claxton Marc McCabe Mike Demske Dennis Andras Bruce Dobson Steve Bowers Nat Washington Rossie Nance Luther Newberry Special Advisors John Weiss Tom Owen Paul Sutton Jim Doyle Steve House John Rossie Wes Carter Robert Cummings Ken Holybee John Wells Billee Cullin Betty Mekdici Sandra Morgan Elizabeth Bowers Herb Worthington Charlie Montgomery Frank Arminio Carlton Rhodes Ronald Morgan Gerald Ney Anthony Musolino AVVA Special Liaisons Kathy Andras Pricilla Newberry Nancy Switzer VVA Staff Liaisons Mokie Pratt Porter Bernie Edelman Rick Weidman Download Town Hall Meeting Materials Here The VVA Self Help Guide to Service Connected Disability Compensation for Exposure to Agent Orange Read Admiral Zumwalt s Report to the VA FROM THE VVA CONSTITUTION The Agent Orange Dioxin Committee shall accumulate and disseminate information regarding Agent Orange and Dioxin and actively pursue the recognition of presumptive disabilities from exposure to

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  • VVA Agent Orange Committee
    conducting night patrols of Da Nang Harbor crew members went ashore for daytime liberty leave during October 1965 Finch DER 328 Entered inland Qui Nhon Bay on January 20 1966 and December 1967 when crew members painted a Vietnamese orphanage Firedrake AE 14 Operated on Ganh Rai Bay during April 1966 Firm MSO 444 Docked to pier at Da Nang November 26 30 1969 Fiske DD 842 Operated on Mekong River June 16 21 1966 Floating Base Platform YRBM 16 Operated primarily or exclusively on Vietnam s inland waterways Floating Base Platform YRBM 17 Operated primarily or exclusively on Vietnam s inland waterways Floating Base Platform YRBM 18 Operated primarily or exclusively on Vietnam s inland waterways Floating Base Platform YRBM 20 Operated primarily or exclusively on Vietnam s inland waterways Floating Base Platform YRBM 21 Operated primarily or exclusively on Vietnam s inland waterways Floyd B Parks DD 884 Operated on Saigon River and Ganh Rai Bay during February and March 1968 Force MSO 445 While moored with other ships in Vung Tau Harbor sent crew ashore for liberty leave March 3 7 1967 Docked to pier at Cam Ranh Bay March 13 15 1972 and at Vung Tau April 25 May 3 1972 Forester DER 334 Crew had liberty leave at Nha Trang on June 28 and July 10 1965 with whale boat ashore for medical assistance on August 20 1965 Forrest Royal DD 872 Operated in Ganh Rai Bay and Saigon River during June 1967 Fortify MSO 446 Traveled up the Saigon River to Saigon September 19 22 1964 Docked to pier at Cam Ranh Bay on September 30 and November 29 1971 Fort Marion LSD 22 Conducted numerous supply landings at Da Nang Cam Ranh Bay and Mekong Delta area with crew members going ashore from October 1965 June 1966 September December 1967 and December 1968 May 1969 Navigated Saigon River to dock in Saigon during February 1966 Francis River LSMR 525 Operated primarily or exclusively on Vietnam s inland waterways Frank Knox DD 742 Operated on Long Tau River during June 16 17 1969 Fred T Berry DD 858 Operated in Mekong River Delta area on March 15 1966 return to top Gallant MSO 489 Docked to pier at Da Nang during November 5 6 1969 Gallop PG 85 Operated primarily or exclusively on Vietnam s inland waterways Gannet MSC 290 Operated on rivers of Mekong Delta at Vinh Long and Binh Thuy during May 1967 Geiger T AP 197 Entered inland Qui Nhon Bay on November 23 26 1965 General Hugh J Gaffey T AP 121 Entered inland waterway of Qui Nhon Bay November 6 8 1966 General R M Blatchford AP 153 Landed elements of 1st Infantry Division at Vung Tau by small boats during October 1965 General W H Gordon T AP 117 Transported troops and cargo to Vung Tau and elsewhere in Vietnam with crew members going ashore during 1965 and from December 1967 to March 1968 Genesee AOG 8 Operated primarily or exclusively on Vietnam s inland waterways George Clymer APA 27 Navigated Saigon River to Saigon Port during January 1963 Conducted troop and supply mike boat beach landings during July 1965 and March to July 1966 at Da Nang and Chu Lai George K Mackenzie DD 836 Operated in Ganh Rai Bay area north of Vung Tau during February 1969 Goldsborough DDG 20 Operated on Cua Dai River December 13 1968 Sent small boats ashore from Da Nang Harbor on December 20 and 24 1972 Graffias AF 29 Docked to pier at Da Nang for resupply on February 20 and November 25 1967 and conducted other in port replenishments at An Thoi and Vung Tau during 1967 Grapple ARS 7 Conducted numerous repair and salvaging operations while moored to beach or piers at Da Nang Chu Lai Cam Ranh Bay and Tan My during January 1967 November 1970 through April 1971 and August 1972 through January 1973 Grasp ARS 24 Conducted salvaging operations on Song Cua Dia River and other inland waters from February through April 1969 Gray DE 1054 Sent motorized whaleboat ashore from Da Nang Harbor for mail pickup on October 7 1972 Guadalupe AO 32 Operated on Ganh Rai Bay during April 1966 Guide MSO 447 Sent motorized whaleboats ashore for briefings while in Da Nang Harbor during May 1970 Docked to pier at Cam Ranh Bay on September 30 1971 Gunston Hall LSD 5 Conducted numerous troop supply and equipment landings at Da Nang Chu Lai etc during 1966 and from March 1968 to February 1970 Delivered equipment to Saigon via Saigon River during March 1968 Gurke DD 783 Operated on Ganh Rai Bay Saigon River and Mekong River during October 1966 and May 1969 return to top Hamner DD 718 Operated on Song Lon Tao and Long Song Tao Rivers August 15 September 1 1966 and on Song Gga bay in Rung Sat Special Zone November 14 15 1967 Docked to pier with destroyer tender at Da Nang during April 11 12 1972 Hanson DD 832 Operated on Saigon River during July 2 3 1965 and September 13 1966 Sent motorized whaleboats ashore from Da Nang Harbor on September 17 1972 for medical evacuation and mail pickup Harbor Tug 84 YTB 84 Operated primarily or exclusively on Vietnam s inland waterways Harbor Tug 85 YTB 85 Operated primarily or exclusively on Vietnam s inland waterways Harold J Ellison DD 864 Operated on Saigon River between late 1965 and mid 1966 Hector AR 7 Anchored in Vung Tau Harbor repairing other vessels from July 20 to August 16 1970 with deck logs stating that crew members went ashore on liberty leave Henrico APA 45 Conducted numerous troop landings at Da Nang Chu Lai and Hue from March through May 1965 and from August 1966 through March 1967 Henry B Wilson DDG 7 Operated on Mekong River Delta area during May 1968 Docked at Da Nang pier on April 2 1967 and September 29 1971 Henry W Tucker DD 875 Operated on inland Qui Nhon Bay during 1965 and August 1968 and Mekong River Delta area during March 1966 and May 1969 Sent whaleboat ashore at Da Nang for briefing on January 23 1969 and medical team ashore while off Quang Ngai on 27 February 1969 Docked to pier in Da Nang Harbor on September 12 1971 Herbert J Thomas DD 833 Operated in Mekong River Delta during December 1966 Hermitage LSD 34 Docked to Da Nang pier June 2 3 1967 Conducted numerous troop landings in Da Nang area from June through October 1967 Higbee DD 806 Provided naval gunfire support from inland Ganh Rai Bay and Mekong River Delta during January February and April 1966 March 1969 and September 1970 Hissem DER 400 Moored to port side of USS Tuluita ARG 4 for repairs in Vung Tau area from January 11 23 1967 with evidence that crew members went ashore for liberty leave Sent motorized whaleboat ashore for briefing at An Thoi on February 3 1967 Holder DD 819 Operated on Vung Ganh Rai and Saigon River August 5 1966 Hopewell DD 681 Operated on Mekong River Delta during June 15 16 1966 Hugh Purvis DD 709 Operated on the inland waters of Qui Nhon Bay during January 1969 Hull DD 945 Sent small boats ashore while anchored off Nha Trang on February 17 1968 return to top Illusive MSO 448 Conducted training with Vietnamese Navy on Saigon River from January through March 1962 Indra ARL 37 Operated primarily or exclusively on Vietnam s inland waterways Inflict MSO 456 Traveled up the Saigon River to Saigon from September 19 22 1964 Ingersoll DD 652 Operated on Saigon River October 24 25 1965 Ingraham DD 694 Operated 10 miles up Saigon River on November 12 1965 Isle Royale AD 29 Salvaged the beached USS Mahnomen County LST 912 at Chu Lai during January 1967 with crew members going ashore for stripping operations Iwo Jima LPH 2 Operated as troop transport with helicopters and smaller vessels transporting troops on and off shore for amphibious assaults from May 1965 to August 1972 Entered inland Qui Nhon Bay in July 1965 Docked to pier at Da Nang on October 6 1969 and May 19 20 1971 James C Owens DD 776 Docked at Cam Ranh Bay on April 30 1968 James E Kyes DD 787 Entered inland Ganh Rai Bay for naval gunfire support during June 1969 Jamestown AGTR 3 Conducted numerous month long deployments along the Vietnam coast collecting data with photographic evidence that crew members went ashore between January 1966 and September 1969 Jason AR 8 Anchored in Vung Tau Harbor repairing other vessels with deck logs showing evidence of crew members going ashore June through August 1968 December 1969 through January 1970 and March through April 1971 John R Craig DD 885 Anchored off Nha Trang during summer 1968 with crew members going ashore for beach party John W Thomason DD 760 Operated on Nga Be River during 1969 Joseph Strauss DDG 16 Operated on Mekong River Delta March 4 1966 and Ganh Rai Bay during November 7 and December 7 1968 Jouett DLG 29 Sent whaleboat ashore from Da Nang Harbor for mission briefings on February 15 April 15 and June 1 1968 Juneau LPD 10 Picked up troops and equipment with smaller vessels and transported them out of Vietnam from August 1970 to March 1971 and June to November 1972 return to top Kishwaukee AOG 9 Operated primarily or exclusively on Vietnam s inland waterways Klondike AR 22 Anchored in Vung Tau Harbor repairing other vessels during April 1969 with deck logs showing that crew members went ashore Koiner DER 331 Crew had liberty leave at Vung Tau and survey parties were sent ashore at various locations while on Operation Market Time radar patrol during 1967 Kretchmer DER 329 Entered inland Qui Nhon Bay during September and November 1965 June and August 1966 and April 1967 Krishna ARL 38 Operated primarily or exclusively on Vietnam s inland waterways Kula Gulf CVE 108 Used as helicopter and troop transport Docked at Cam Ranh Bay November 13 16 1965 return to top Lang DE 1060 Docked to pier 4 in Da Nang Harbor for 38 minutes on January 5 1972 Sent whaleboat to and from shore with briefing personnel on January 8 1973 Leader MSO 490 Docked to pier at Cam Ranh Bay on November 30 1968 Leary DD 879 Operated on Baie de Ganh Rai of the Mekong River Delta on October 9 1967 Lenawee APA 195 Conducted troop and supply landings at Da Nang and Chu Lai from April 1965 to December 1966 Leonard F Mason DD 852 Operated on Vung Ganh Rai Bay and channels during August 1969 Docked to pier at Da Nang on February 12 1973 Lloyd Thomas DD 764 Operated on Ganh Rai Bay and Saigon River area during December 28 1970 Lofberg DD 759 Operated on Song Nha Be River from February 18 21 and April 14 15 1969 and on Song Cua Dai River from April 10 12 1969 Long Beach CGN 9 While anchored in Da Nang Harbor deck logs show that utility boats went ashore with passengers on May 5 1968 and the captain s gig went ashore on September 4 1969 Lowe DE 325 Anchored in Saigon Harbor during April 1966 Lowry DD 770 Sent motorized whaleboat ashore at Phan Thiet on June 5 1968 Operated on Mekong River Delta during October 1968 Loyalty MSO 457 Traveled up the Saigon River to Saigon September 19 22 1964 Docked to a pier at Cam Ranh Bay on April 9 and 25 1971 Lucid MSO 458 Docked to pier at Da Nang for off loading and on loading equipment during May 1967 Lyman K Swenson DD 729 Traveled up Saigon River for a 4 day visit to Saigon in May 1964 Lynde McCormick DDG 8 Operated on Cua Ham Loung River and Mekong River Delta during April 1966 return to top Maddox DD 731 Sent motorized whaleboats ashore while anchored in Vung Tau Harbor on March 3 1967 Magoffin APA 199 Entered inland waters of Qui Nhon Bay to offload troops during October 23 24 1965 Conducted troop and supply landings at Da Nang and other Vietnam locations from October 1965 through February 1966 and May through November 1967 Mahan DLG 11 Visited Saigon via Saigon River October 24 28 1962 Sent a group of personnel ashore at Da Nang for a short tour of Monkey Mountain on October 6 1968 Mahopac ATA 196 Moored in Saigon during October 6 9 1965 Operated on Mekong River from October 30 November 3 1966 Mansfield DD 728 Operated on Saigon River August 8 19 1966 and December 21 24 1969 Marathon PG 89 Operated primarily or exclusively on Vietnam s inland waterways Mark AKL 12 Operated primarily or exclusively on Vietnam s inland waterways Markab AR 23 Conducted repair operations on inland Ganh Rai Bay during November 1967 Mars AFS 1 Conducted numerous on shore supply replenishments at Da Nang Cam Ranh Bay Vung Tau and An Thoi from May 1965 to November 1972 with evidence of crew members going ashore Operated on Mekong River July 8 1966 Mataco ATF 86 Docked to piers at Da Nang during May and August 1968 Provided tow on Saigon River and delivered vessels to inland river base at Nha Be during June August 1968 Mathews AKA 96 On loaded supplies at Da Nang and delivered them up to the Cua Viet River to Dong Ha with mike boats from August through December 1967 Maury AGS 16 Conducted surveys of Mekong River Delta and other coastal area and rivers from November 1965 1969 McCaffery DD 860 Sent small boat ashore while in Da Nang Harbor December 12 14 1972 McGinty DE 365 Sent crew members ashore at Da Nang for a party on WESTPAC cruise during spring 1962 McKean DD 784 Operated on Mekong and Saigon River Deltas during March 14 15 1967 McMorris DE 1036 Entered inland Qui Nhon Bay during July 1965 Mercer APB 39 Operated primarily or exclusively on Vietnam s inland waterways Merrick AKA 97 Conducted troop and cargo beach landing with small boats at Hue Chu Lai Saigon River Delta and Da Nang from July 1965 through November 1968 Participated in Operation Jackstay amphibious landings while on inland Saigon River Delta during March 1966 Moctobi ATF 105 Provided tow on Saigon River with deliveries to inland river base at Nha Be during September October 1967 Monticello LSD 35 Conducted numerous troop and supply landings at Chu Lai and elsewhere from October 1965 March 1966 February September 1967 March 1968 February 1969 February September 1970 March 1971 November 1971 October December 1972 and January 1973 Montrose APA 212 Operated primarily or exclusively on Vietnam s inland waterways Morton DD 948 Operated on Vung Ganh Rai and Saigon River during April 1966 and February 1969 Sent small boat ashore at Hue on November 13 1972 Docked to pier at Da Nang on February 7 10 1973 Mount McKinley AGC 7 Conducted troop and supply beach landings at Da Nang and elsewhere during March May 1965 June July 1966 and July November 1967 Command ship for 7th Fleet Amphibious Force operated out of Da Nang during 1969 with evidence that crew members went ashore Mullany DD 528 Entered inland Qui Nhon Bay during June 1965 Mullinnix DD 944 Operated on Vung Ganh Rai and Saigon River from August 5 6 1966 Myles C Fox DD 829 Entered inland Qui Nhon Bay during February 1967 return to top Navarro APA 215 Conducted troop on and off loading operations from May 1965 to February 1968 at Da Nang Chu Lai and Quang Ngai Province Transported Thai Queen s Cobras troops from Thailand to Saigon via Saigon River during September 1967 New DD 818 Sent whaleboat ashore from Da Nang Harbor for mission briefing on August 8 1967 Newell DER 322 Docked at Port of Nha Trang from December 22 24 1965 New Jersey BB 62 Sent 30 crew members ashore for Thanksgiving dinner while offshore near Hue on November 28 1968 Newman K Perry DD 883 Operated on Mekong River Delta and Saigon River from November 23 28 1966 New Orleans LPH 11 Docked to pier at Da Nang on March 12 1970 Newport News CA 148 Operated on Song Huong Estuary during February 1968 and on Mekong River Delta in vicinity of Vinh Binh Province during December 1968 Niagara Falls AFS 3 Unloaded supplies on Saigon River and Cam Ranh Bay April 22 25 1968 Conducted on shore supply replenishment with helicopters and small boats at Da Nang Cam Ranh Bay Vung Tau and An Thoi from April 1968 to March 1973 Nicholas DD 449 Operated on Ganh Rai Bay during April 1965 Mekong River Delta during January 1967 and Ganh Rai Bay and Mekong River Delta during August 1968 Noa DD 841 Operated on inland Qui Nhon Bay during April 1969 Norris DD 859 Conducted operations on inland Song Nga Bay during November December 1966 Noxubee AOG 56 Operated primarily or exclusively on Vietnam s inland waterways Nueces APB 40 Operated primarily or exclusively on Vietnam s inland waterways return to top Oak Hill LSD 7 Conducted numerous troop and supply landings with evidence of crew members going ashore at Da Nang Chu Lai Vung Tau and Hue from October 1965 April 1966 March August 1967 and September 1968 February 1969 Served as station and repair ship in Da Nang Harbor with evidence of crew members going ashore from January through March 1966 Conducted salvage operations for damaged swift boat on Ganh Hao River during July 1967 O Bannon DD 450 Operated on Saigon River during May 22 24 1966 O Brien DD 725 Sent motorized whaleboat ashore while anchored in Da Nang Harbor on December 16 1969 Ogden LPD 5 Made numerous dockings at Da Nang to transport troops

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  • VVA Agent Orange Committee
    Your Local Chapter Membership Services Benefits Locate A Service Officer Benefits Update Benefits Guides Government Affairs Legislative Agenda VVA Testimony Legislative Action Center Government Affairs Update Public Relations VVA Publications Current Press Releases Public Service Announcements Logos Media Request Sign Up Events National Convention Leadership Conference Other National Events State Council Meetings E Room Reservations Directions To Our Office Publications The VVA Veteran VVA Publications Advertising Kit Forms Agent Orange Who We Are National Committee Members Meeting minutes January 2015 October 2014 April 2014 VVA Resolutions Convention Resolutions Resource Sites Veterans Administration Agent Orange Site Veterans Benefits Administration Agent Orange Site Military Veterans Institute of Medicine Birth Defect Research for Children Agent Orange Legacy Useful Agent Orange Websites Videos Books Studies VVA Sites AVVA Download Town Hall Meeting Materials Here The VVA Self Help Guide to Service Connected Disability Compensation for Exposure to Agent Orange Read Admiral Zumwalt s Report to the VA FROM THE VVA CONSTITUTION The Agent Orange Dioxin Committee shall accumulate and disseminate information regarding Agent Orange and Dioxin and actively pursue the recognition of presumptive disabilities from exposure to Agent Orange and Dioxin by the Department of Veterans Affairs The Agent Orange Dioxin Committee shall provide

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  • What Do You Know About Agent Orange?
    Incarcerated Women Veterans Disaster Relief Veterans Against Drugs AVVA Household Goods Donation VHC VSF Links Sponsors Membership Membership Brochure Join VVA Renew Your Membership Locate Your Local Chapter Membership Services Benefits Locate A Service Officer Benefits Update Benefits Guides Government Affairs Legislative Agenda VVA Testimony Legislative Action Center Government Affairs Update Public Relations VVA Publications Current Press Releases Public Service Announcements Logos Media Request Sign Up Events National Convention Leadership

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  • VVA & AVVA Join Frederick Residents at Fort Detrick
    Women Veterans Disaster Relief Veterans Against Drugs AVVA Household Goods Donation VHC VSF Links Sponsors Membership Membership Brochure Join VVA Renew Your Membership Locate Your Local Chapter Membership Services Benefits Locate A Service Officer Benefits Update Benefits Guides Government Affairs Legislative Agenda VVA Testimony Legislative Action Center Government Affairs Update Public Relations VVA Publications Current Press Releases Public Service Announcements Logos Media Request Sign Up Events National Convention Leadership Conference

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  • Agent Orange Quilt of Tears
    Incarcerated Women Veterans Disaster Relief Veterans Against Drugs AVVA Household Goods Donation VHC VSF Links Sponsors Membership Membership Brochure Join VVA Renew Your Membership Locate Your Local Chapter Membership Services Benefits Locate A Service Officer Benefits Update Benefits Guides Government Affairs Legislative Agenda VVA Testimony Legislative Action Center Government Affairs Update Public Relations VVA Publications Current Press Releases Public Service Announcements Logos Media Request Sign Up Events National Convention Leadership

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  • Welcome To Vietnam Veterans of America
    Veterans Incarcerated Women Veterans Disaster Relief Veterans Against Drugs AVVA Household Goods Donation VHC VSF Links Sponsors Membership Membership Brochure Join VVA Renew Your Membership Locate Your Local Chapter Membership Services Benefits Locate A Service Officer Benefits Update Benefits Guides Government Affairs Legislative Agenda VVA Testimony Legislative Action Center Government Affairs Update Public Relations VVA Publications Current Press Releases Public Service Announcements Logos Media Request Sign Up Events National Convention

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