Tag: Agent Orange

Military July 08, 2018

By Richard Chin, Star Tribune (Minneapolis): One Of The First Female Soldiers To Join The Army During World War II Has Died
 
 

 
 
Helen’s Corner: Helen’s farewell
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Relatives of WWII airman to gather for long-delayed funeral
 
 
 
 
Task & Purpose By Everton Bailey Jr., The Oregonian: Navy Vet Killed By Portland State Campus Police Had Concealed Carry Permit
 
 
 
 
From a Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve News Release: OIR Partner Force Captures ISIS Fighters in Deconfliction Zone
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
By Tom Ricks Task & Purpose: As Kelly Eyes The Door, A Look Back At Him And Mattis Firing A Colonel In The Iraq War
 
 
 
 
Stars & Stripes By Nikki Wentling: House Approves Benefits for Blue Water Navy Veterans
 
 
Agent Orange is an herbicide and defoliant chemical, one of the tactical use Rainbow Herbicides. It is widely known for its use by the U.S. military as part of its herbicidal warfare program, Operation Ranch Hand,[1] during the Vietnam War from 1961 to 1971.[2] It is a mixture of equal parts of two herbicides, 2,4,5-T and 2,4-D. In addition to its damaging environmental effects, traces of dioxin found in the mixture have caused major health problems for many individuals who were exposed.
 
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Task & Purpose By Paul Szoldra: Always Listen To Your NCOs, ‘Antiques Roadshow’ Edition
 
 
 
 
By Paul Szoldra: A Marine General Made His Aide Do His Laundry, Pick Up His Meals
 
 
 
 
By Jared Keller: A Can Of Red Bull Nearly Caused Major Problems For An Air Force Spy Plane
 
 
 
 
By Jared Keller: US Troops Enjoy Two American Pastimes At A Fire Base In Iraq: Baseball And Shelling ISIS