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Agent Orange Initiative

 


VVA's Agent Orange Initiative is a humanitarian, veteran-to-veteran effort to document Agent Orange exposure (particularly from hand and truck spraying of bases) and to define likely hot spots of dangerously high levels on former U.S. and ARVN bases in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia.

WHAT KIND OF INFORMATION IS NEEDED?

Personal anecdotes; base maps ( printed or hand drawn); photos showing Agent Orange drums, tanks, spraying, and incidents.

HOW CAN YOU HELP?

Complete the form below and send it and any other information you have to VVA. Please provide as much detail as possible. Include information you have about off-loading, transport, and storage routes of Agent Orange at your base; exact location of AO storage on your base; how often and where spraying around bases occurred; location of spills, leaking tanks and drums; disposal sites; crash sites of spray planes or trucks; any other relevant information.

All information will be kept strickly confidentail. If you know other Vietnam veterans who may have information, please copy this form and send it to them. Send all VVA Agent Orange Initiaive information by registered mail, FedEx, or UPS to:

VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA, INC.
C/O VETERANS AGENT ORANGE INITIATIVE
8605 CAMERON STREET, SUITE 400
SILVER SPRING, MD 20910-3710


VETERANS AGENT ORANGE INITIATIVE FORM (Please print)

E-mail address______________________________________ Date________________
   
Your name_________________________________________ Phone______________
   
Address_______________________________________________________________
   
City_________________________________ State__________ Zip_________________
   
Military Unit and Dates of Service in Vietnam_________________________________
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Incident #1_____________________________________________________________
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Incident #2_____________________________________________________________
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Incident #3_____________________________________________________________
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Incident #4_____________________________________________________________
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Attach aditional pages if necessary.

Where did you learn about the Veterans Agent Orange Initiative?
(Check the most appropriate one.)
 

   The VVA Veteran
   VVA member
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   Local media
   Other (Please explain)
 

   

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