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Mark Chambers
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  • Asheville, NC
  • United States
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Jeff Puritz commented on Mark Chambers's group Operation End Sweep
"Apparently from what I've pieced together this is the current state of affairs of the endsweep ammendmant to the 2018 Ndaa. The senate and congress have decided on 277 ammendments. I don't know if they included the endsweep ammendment or…"
Monday
Michael Austin commented on Mark Chambers's group Operation End Sweep
"Mike Ayer, I just learned that your guy (Congressman LoBiondo) recently payed a call on my guy (Congressman Graves) in support of VSM for Op. End Sweep. Looks like your email prompted an active response. Once again, THANKS!"
Jul 28
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Operation End Sweep

On 27 January 1973, American and North Vietnamese officials signed a protocol to the Paris agreement that called for the United States to neutralize the mines that the Navy had dropped in North Vietnam's coastal and inland waterways.
Jul 24
Michael Austin commented on Mark Chambers's group Operation End Sweep
"Mike Ayars, thanks for writing to your congressman.  It truly helps.  "
Jul 21
Michael Austin commented on Mark Chambers's group Operation End Sweep
"Mark Chambers, the Vietnam Campaign Medal (green and white) was granted by the Republic of Vietnam but was considered an authorized foreign medal by the USN.  Might be difficult for the Republic of Vietnam to retroactively award the medal to…"
Jul 21
Michael Austin commented on Mark Chambers's group Operation End Sweep
"Mark Chambers, the NDAA amendment  is meant to allow sailors who hadn't been awarded VSM but participated in Operation End Sweep the opportunity to apply for the medal.  DoD ended eligibility for VSM on 28 March 1973, but of course…"
Jul 21
Mike Ayars commented on Mark Chambers's group Operation End Sweep
"I wrote my congressman: Representative LoBiondo: I urge you to support section 566 of HR2810. I am a veteran of Operation End Sweep. This operation cleared the mines the US laid in a number of North Vietnamese ports. It has come to my attention that…"
Jul 21
Mike Ayars commented on Mark Chambers's group Operation End Sweep
"Mark, you beat me to the punch. I pulled out my DD214 and sure enough, I have the VSM listed. It did not list the additional bronze star, but the medal I have has it. I agree those who participated in End Sweep should have it. It may be…"
Jul 21

Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Enlisted Rating
Personnel Specialist
Where were you or your family stationed?
RTC Orlando
NavSta, Guantanamo Bay
Mine Warfare Force, Charleston, SC
Veteran of Foreign War
Vietnam
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
August 27, 1971
End date of your service
June 30, 1975

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At 1:04am on December 14, 2008, Douglas Karr said…
Welcome Aboard Mark! Thank you for your service in Vietnam.
 
 
 

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