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abestos

Started this discussion. Last reply by Freddie Cummings Oct 14, 2013. 13 Replies

how many out there now are suffering the effects of long term abestos exposure from the service on ships or in ship yard , mine is on going for more then 35 years ?Continue

 

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Freddie Cummings replied to David E Sillaway's discussion abestos
"I was stationed aboard the Uss Lester and the USS Semmes in the boiler room.  I suffer from asbestos related lung disease and hearing loss.  I was proud of my service.  I wish they were still proud of me."
Oct 14, 2013
David E Sillaway posted a status
"Blue Water Vet , USS Ranger 1960 to 1964 did two tours to Vietnam 1962 1963 . dying from ischemic heart ,renal fail,peri. neuropathy ."
Jul 28, 2013
stephen m gibson replied to David E Sillaway's discussion abestos
"va is stubborn especially when the  proof is in front of them ,they are bad as social security had to help them find things with help of some senators.a vfw commander i talked to was on a ship connected to my ship while they were in nam said u…"
Jun 20, 2013
francis mickey doyle replied to David E Sillaway's discussion abestos
"i was aboard uss great sitkin ae17 from 1965-1967.i now know for the three months the ship spent in the hoboken shipyards we had to sleep and eat on the ship while they removed the white snow from the ship,i now know from other shipmates that this…"
Jun 20, 2013
James Slayton replied to David E Sillaway's discussion abestos
"Can't tell as there is no decision yet, until you get the "Award letter" anything is just speculation. Please let me know how it goes. Thanks Shipmate."
May 19, 2013
stephen m gibson replied to David E Sillaway's discussion abestos
"i got a va benefits hand book the mail recently can you tell me what that means said to wait while they are finalizing my claim but didn't say if i was denied or accepted."
May 15, 2013
James Slayton replied to David E Sillaway's discussion abestos
"Steve it's hard to do a case without seeing the evidence and paperwork. I will say that the number 1 goal at the V.A. seems to be save money. As you have found out they are very good at it. Go to the   Code of Federal Regulations…"
Apr 23, 2013
stephen m gibson replied to David E Sillaway's discussion abestos
"i did file through a va rep not myself,an have dav service officer to act as my rep in process he has told me they are backed up  but believes i've sent enough evidence backin my claim."
Apr 23, 2013
stephen m gibson replied to David E Sillaway's discussion abestos
"what else can you tell me bout the va?i know it's hard for them to accept responsibility but i know of someone here in myhome town that served on a ship linked to the point defiance,he got his compensation and is on oxygen like myself.i have a…"
Apr 22, 2013
stephen m gibson replied to David E Sillaway's discussion abestos
"hey thanks for your response,i've been dealing with the [bear] since 99,i am under the care of three different doctors,no one seems to know what my problem is.my lung cells seem to be froze some i was on the point defiance lsd-31,she was built…"
Apr 15, 2013
James Slayton replied to David E Sillaway's discussion abestos
" Hi Steve my name is Jim Slayton I am a Service Officer for the DAV. I help all veterans who come in to file a claim with the V.A.. The number one mistake is doing it your self. There are trained Service Officers who will help for free. I…"
Apr 14, 2013
David E Sillaway posted a status
"was hoping to hear some news about the Blue Water Vet Bill , I see nothing new ."
Apr 5, 2013
stephen m gibson replied to David E Sillaway's discussion abestos
"i served onthe point defiance 73-76 and that ship was built using asbestos products also she had just got back from nam when i got aboard.i am now experincing respiratory issues that started in 99,was fine when i enlisted,am in process os appealing…"
Oct 1, 2012
Patrick Benadum replied to David E Sillaway's discussion abestos
"I was stationed on the U.S.S. Butte AE-27 from 1987 to 1990 and feel that I have symptoms of Mesothelioma due to my exposure to Asbestos while on the Butte. I have problems breathing and have shortness of breath."
Jun 11, 2012
David E Sillaway posted a discussion

abestos

how many out there now are suffering the effects of long term abestos exposure from the service on ships or in ship yard , mine is on going for more then 35 years ?See More
May 29, 2012
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Rank
Private First Class
Where were you or your family stationed?
Los Angeles California
Veteran of Foreign War
Vietnam
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
July 21, 1960
End date of your service
July 18, 1964

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