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VFP Chapter 160 Newsletter July 2014

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

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Added by Drew Brown on July 28, 2014 at 1:28pm — No Comments

Mr. Truong now walks with a new limb

Dear VFP friends,

 

I hope you will be able to recognize…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on July 21, 2014 at 4:38pm — No Comments

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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Added by Chuck Palazzo on July 14, 2014 at 5:03pm — No Comments

Agent Orange Legacy Scourges Vietnam

Agent Orange Legacy Scourges Vietnam

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on July 5, 2014 at 4:01pm — No Comments

At least 10 C-123 vets have died after VA denied Agent Orange claims, groups say

PORTLAND, 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…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on July 3, 2014 at 7:04am — No Comments

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…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on June 30, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

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…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on June 23, 2014 at 9:04am — No Comments

War and Peace in Korea and Vietnam – a Journey of Peace by David Hartsough

War and Peace in Korea and Vietnam – a Journey of Peace by David Hartsough

 

I have recently returned from three weeks in Korea and Vietnam, countries which have in the past and are still suffering from the ravages of war.

 

Korea – North and South are caught in the tragic cold war mentality with a divided country imposed on them by the United…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on May 19, 2014 at 5:14pm — No Comments

The Dark Shadow of Agent Orange

The use of Agent Orange during the Vietnam War continues to cast a dark shadow over both American veterans and the Vietnamese.

http://nyti.ms/1gsuWz4

Added by Chuck Palazzo on May 12, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

For those who have not been to Quang Tri Province.

Mine Action Center

Excellent educational center we visited in Đông Hà (Quảng Trị province, Vietnam).

https://www.flickr.com/photos/gab-fab/sets/72157644131002279/

Added by Chuck Palazzo on May 7, 2014 at 9:10pm — No Comments

The passing of Michael Moore's father.

We are very sorry for your loss, Michael - our condolences to your family.

Veterans For Peace is honored to accept gifts in memory of Francis Richard Moore, father of filmmaker Micheal Moore, to support our work with victims of Agent Orange in Vietnam.

Please donate:…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on April 23, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

2014 Viet Nam Tour Update

2014 Viet Nam Tour Update

April 07, 2014

The 3rd Annual VFP Delegation to Viet Nam left on Fri, Mar 28 from San Francisco CA. Ten (10) VFP members are part of the 17 member delegation. VFP members are - Ann Wright, Bill Creighton, Wes Brickner, David…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on April 11, 2014 at 2:07pm — No Comments

Same Same But Different

Same Same But Different

Posted 04/04/2014 by Mark A. Ashwill

VFP Earlier this week, on a humid evening, the…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on April 5, 2014 at 3:27pm — No Comments

VFP Chapter 160 Spring Tour 2014 Schedule: Pre-Final 4-3-2014

VFP Chapter 160 Spring Tour 2014 Schedule: Pre-Final

4/3/14

  1. 3/29, Saturday, Hanoi:  Group arrives Hanoi at 10:35(approx.).  Bus pick-up at airport. 

1.1.   1300: Check-in hotel

1.2.   1330: Lunch and orientation.

1.3.   1500: Rest and relax. Wander neighborhood streets of the Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem Lake District.

1.4.   1800: Dinner

1.5.   2000: Free time

1.6.  …

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on April 3, 2014 at 4:52pm — No Comments

Jumping on the Vietnam War Commemoration Bandwagon: The Vain Search for Honor

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mark-a-ashwill/vietnam-war-50th-anniversary_b_4500456.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

As we settle into year three of the 13-year Commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, which extends from May 28, 2012 to November 11, 2025, Americans from sea to shining sea are joining in events that "recognize the Vietnam…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on February 24, 2014 at 12:22pm — No Comments

Veterans Outraged at Harsh Sentence Join in Nationwide Protests

Press Release from Veterans For…
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Added by Chuck Palazzo on August 22, 2013 at 9:56am — No Comments

The Hoa Binh Viet Nam Chapter of Veterans For Peace, VFP Chapter 160, held fundraiser for the Agent Orange Victims in Da Nang.

Contact: Chuck Palazzo

Veterans For Peace, Chapter 160, Viet Nam

Phone +84 907 44 6410

chuck_pal@yahoo.com

http://vfp-vn.ning.com/

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on August 19, 2013 at 10:21am — No Comments

The Hoa Binh Viet Nam Chapter of Veterans For Peace, VFP Chapter 160, Partners With Vinh University to provide assistance to fellow student and Agent Orange Victim.

Contact: Chuck Palazzo

Veterans For Peace, Chapter 160, Viet Nam

Phone +84 907 44 6410

chuck_pal@yahoo.com

 

 

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on August 17, 2013 at 11:17am — No Comments

An Open letter to the American People about a Project to Accurately Commemorate the American War in Viet Nam

An Open letter to the American People about a Project to Accurately Commemorate the American War in Viet Nam
We are coming up on the 50th anniversary of key moments in the American war in Viet Nam.  As peace and justice activists, we believe it is crucial that the realities of the war be faced squarely.  President Obama has announced his plan for a…
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Added by Chuck Palazzo on August 12, 2013 at 9:04am — No Comments

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