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Chapter 160, The Việt Nam Chapter of the Veterans For Peace

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VFP Chapter 160 Newsletter July 2014

Dear Friends, please open the attached for a copy of our July 2014 newsletter VFP%20Chapter%20160%20Newsletter%202014v3final.pdfSee More
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Agent Orange Workshop, 2014 VFP National Convention

VFP Chapter 160 VP, Chuck Searcy. The others in the photo are Susan Schnall, former U.S. Navy nurse who was featured in the documentary "Sir, No Sir!" and Dan Shea, Vietnam vet whose son died of complications thought to have resulted from Dan's…
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Mr. Truong now walks with a new limb

Dear VFP friends, I hope you will be able to recognize the man in the photo below.  This man is Mr. Truong, 67-year-old UXO survivor, whom you visited in April 2014 as part of the VFP Chapter 160’s Vietnam Spring Tour. Earlier, his home was repaired thanks to a donation from VFP. Mr. Truong now walks with a new leg provided by Project RENEW’s Prosthetics and Orthotics (P&O) Mobile Outreach program. It is the first time he received a prosthesis after he lost his leg due to a UXO accident…See More
Jul 21
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“Same, Same But Different” on Sunday, July 27, at 3 p.m. at the Franklin American Legion Hall, 614 W. Main Street, Franklin.

Chapter 160's very own Deryle Perryman and Moises Gonzalez, present:"Same, Same but Different"‘An Evening for Vietnam Veterans’ to screen in Franklin Sunday, July 27Thursday, 17 July 2014TwoBricks, a not-for profit veteran's organization building schools and clinics in Vietnam's Central Highlands, will hold a fundraiser/public screening of the documentary film “Same,…See More
Jul 21
Drew Brown is now a member of Hòa Bình Việt Nam's website.
Jul 18
Chuck Palazzo posted a blog post

Guilt trips: war vets return to Vietnam

Haunted by their past, veterans of the Vietnam war are returning to former battlefields to make peace with the ghosts of the conflict and help those who are still picking up the pieces, writes Eric San Juan.David Waters had read about the atrocities American forces committed while fighting in Vietnam. He knew about the three…See More
Jul 14
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VFP Peace Tour, Spring 2015

Hoa Binh Chapter 160 invites you to come toVietnam— VFP Peace Tour, Spring 2015 –Mark your calendars! April 16 – May 02, 2015Travel to Hanoi, A Luoi, Hue, Quang Tri and the DMZ, Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh City and more. Meet Vietnamese veterans and families struggling with the legacies of war: Agent Orange, UXO, poverty. Visit recovery and assistance projects supported by VFP. Wander peaceful battlefields, historic sites, see the beauty of Vietnam today — rice paddies, mountains, beaches. Enjoy the…See More
Jul 11
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"Floyd, Did you learn a Viet Minh or NVA fighting song?"
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Chuck Palazzo posted a blog post

Agent Orange Legacy Scourges Vietnam

Agent Orange Legacy Scourges VietnamDecades after the Vietnam War, victims wither away with scant efforts being made to tackle the deadly chemicals.By Sean KimmonsJuly 04, 2014 DA NANG, Vietnam – The frail bodies of Toan La and his brother sat paralyzed against a wall to prop up their crooked spines, one of many ailments thought to be inherited from their grandfather’s exposure to Agent Orange – a toxic herbicide widely used during the Vietnam War.Born normal, the Vietnamese brothers grew…See More
Jul 5
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At least 10 C-123 vets have died after VA denied Agent Orange claims, groups say

By Mike Francis The Oregonian, Portland, Ore.Published: July 1, 2014PORTLAND, Ore. — At least 10 veterans exposed to Agent Orange while serving aboard aircraft contaminated by the Vietnam-era defoliant have died after being denied care by the Department of Veterans Affairs, two veterans groups charged Sunday.The veterans, who served between 1972 and 1982, flew or maintained the C-123 aircraft that were used to spray Agent Orange on Southeast Asian forests during the Vietnam War. They maintain…See More
Jul 3
My War Too is now a member of Hòa Bình Việt Nam's website.
Jul 2
Chuck Palazzo posted a blog post

HOW DID HATFIELD CONSULTANTS GET INVOLVED IN AGENT ORANGE/DIOXIN IN VIET NAM?

In the late 1980’s in British Columbia, Canada it was determined by government authorities that Kraft pulp mill waste-water effluents contained dangerously high levels of dioxin stemming from the use of chlorine in their bleaching process. Dioxin was found in marine/freshwater sediments and biological organisms inhabiting waterways associated with these pulp mills. Health Canada, as a result of potential health hazards, closed vast areas of the marine environment to fishing and human…See More
Jun 30
Bach Thi Thanh Huong is now a member of Hòa Bình Việt Nam's website.
Jun 30
Chuck Palazzo posted a blog post

Awards honour effective work by VN NGOs

HA NOI (VNS) — Phung Ba Loc, a resident of Huong Tra District in the central city of Hue, badly damaged his spine in an accident several years ago. He was barely able to get by until he received support from the Hearts for Hue Fund, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) working to bring about sustainable change for poor families in the city.He was given 50 chickens and training from the organisation's staff on how to raise them."My condition does not allow me to do manual labour, but with this…See More
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VFP Chapter 160 Newsletter July 2014

Dear Friends, please open the attached for a copy of our July 2014 newsletter 

VFP%20Chapter%20160%20Newsletter%202014v3final.pdf

Posted by Drew Brown on July 28, 2014 at 1:28pm

Mr. Truong now walks with a new limb

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Posted by Chuck Palazzo on July 21, 2014 at 4:38pm

Guilt trips: war vets return to Vietnam

Haunted by their past, veterans of the Vietnam war are returning to former battlefields to make peace with the ghosts of the conflict and help those who are still picking up the pieces, writes Eric San Juan.…

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Posted by Chuck Palazzo on July 14, 2014 at 5:03pm

Agent Orange Legacy Scourges Vietnam

Agent Orange Legacy Scourges Vietnam

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“Same, Same But Different” on Sunday, July 27, at 3 p.m. at the Franklin American Legion Hall, 614 W. Main Street, Franklin.

Chapter 160's very own Deryle Perryman and Moises Gonzalez, present:"Same, Same but Different"…Continue

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Started by Chuck Palazzo Jul 21.

VFP Peace Tour, Spring 2015

Hoa Binh Chapter 160 invites you to come toVietnam— VFP Peace Tour, Spring 2015 –Mark your calendars! April 16 – May 02, 2015Travel to Hanoi, A Luoi, Hue, Quang Tri and the DMZ, Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh…Continue

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Started by Chuck Palazzo Jul 11.

Lighter Than Orange

The documentary film LIGHTER THAN ORANGE (Dir. Matthias Leupold, Germany) was selected for KL ECO FILM FEST 2014 t! Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 17.-19.10.2014…Continue

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Started by Chuck Palazzo Jun 13.

The debilitating effects of Agent Orange on Vietnam Vets recognized

25 years ago today:April 30, 1989In San Francisco, U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson ordered the U.S. government to reconsider the Agent Orange health claims of more than 31,000 veterans because…Continue

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Started by Chuck Palazzo May 1.

 
 
 

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