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February 2016 Blog Posts (5)

Agent Orange/ Asbestosis/Ischemic Heart Disease/TIA"S/PTSD/ Sleep APnea

Back in 1978, I received a Letter from, Pa. Senator Arlene Spector, to get a Agent Orange Physical, well I did, plus four more A/O Physical, did not here from the VA, until 1983, I put Claims in for five years, and every time I was denied, so I did not stop there because that is what the VA wants for you to do, so the VA would save money, but I did not stop there, my wife, and my military friends, kept pushing me, so I kept going, always getting denied, so I wrote a letter to my Congressman…

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Added by Robert Turley on February 27, 2016 at 10:10pm — No Comments

FID Sailors from the 86 or 88 cruise

Hey everyone



I'm looking for freinds that I lost touch with.

Added by Bryan Keil on February 22, 2016 at 1:41pm — No Comments

unearned medals

Why anyone would want to wear unearned medals is beyond me. I don't even wear the ones that I earned. Not that I'm any kind of hero.

The most important thing isn't the medals, or who has them. It's the sacrifice made by much better men than me.

Added by Bryan Keil on February 22, 2016 at 1:35pm — No Comments

USS Constellation 1964-65 cruise

 I was with VA144 Roadrunners this deployment.  We we involved in the Gulf of Tonkin Incident with the USS Maddox and USS  Turner Joy. We lost a couple of pilots.  One was LTjg Alvarez who was in our squadron.  He was shot down and captured. 

We sure spent a lot of time at GQ during this cruise and long times at sea.  Our cruise lasted 9-10 months.  Anyone else on board then?

Added by Tom Lewis on February 16, 2016 at 7:53pm — No Comments

Chelsea Naval Hospital 1962-1966

Hunting for Mike Scott and Gary Sommers, thought to be in New England area. tlars817@gmail.com

Added by Timothy W. larson on February 7, 2016 at 11:56pm — No Comments

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