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daklander wrote:Joe, Johnston Island is included in H.R. 812.
Nov 20 12 1:05 AM
I have heard recently from some co-workers that those of us who were stationed on Johnston Atoll are or will be placed in with the AO register.
Any veteran that believes they were contaminated by herbicides due to military service is entitled to be on the registry and get a free AO exam. The AO registry does not confer compensation or prove exposure.Their qualifying language:Exposure to dioxin, or other toxic substance in a herbicide or defoliant, during the conduct of, or as a result of, the testing, transporting, or spraying of herbicides for military purposes
If you believe you qualify, see the Environmental Health Co-Ordinator at the nearest VA Medical Center
Nov 20 12 7:09 AM
Nov 20 12 10:18 AM
LIKEYOUREADABOUT wrote: Johnston Island was the final destination for the fifty-five gallon drums containing agent orange. They were stored and burnt in a incinerator that they built for that purpose. Quality Assurancepersonnel from the Dept. of the Army overseen the project.
Nov 20 12 11:11 AM
Nov 20 12 3:05 PM
“[a]fter the Government found out about the dioxin contamination, it stopped purchasing Agent Orange and burned the remaining stock at sea”
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Nov 20 12 8:51 PM
Daman wrote:There has been NUMEROUS postings about Agent Orange, WHO managed it, HOW did it get there, ....
Please read the court case listed below. It may open some eyes and minds.
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit 05-1760-CV
Nov 21 12 1:13 PM
witchdoctor wrote:Army personnel were involved on Johnston Atoll.
Operation Red Hat was ongoing and the storage areas were contiguous.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Red_Hat JACADS was in operation from 1971 into 2003
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Nov 22 12 6:55 AM
LIKEYOUREADABOUT wrote: If your interested in seeing pictures of the (JACADS) Johnston atoll Chemical Agent Disposal System and oranything related to Johnston Atoll or anything related to Vietnam you can go to the following web site/WW.static.cc.gatech.edu/fac/thomas.pilsch/vietnam html. This will give you all the Info.you like to site, with documenation to back it up. I got this sitWe from the Marine Corps times.
Nov 22 12 10:26 AM
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