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The VA this week outlined which ships are now considered to have been exposed to Agent Orange during Viet Nam. A number of offshore “blue water” naval vessels conducted operations on the inland “brown water” rivers and delta areas of Vietnam.
Salem police on Tuesday arrested a Sweet Home man in connection with a string of pipe bombs found in Salem and Dallas on August 10th. 44-year-old Lonnie Troy Glinski, was arrested at his home and charged with seven counts of attempted aggravated murder, and four counts of possession of a destructive device. Investigators said the bombs were large, sophisticated and powerful enough to kill the drivers of those cars. Glinski's live-in girlfriend Laurie Girtman was also arrested and charged with hindering prosecution.
Veterans for Change (VFC) supports legislation to expand VA presumptive disability coverage for disabled veterans exposed to toxic chemicals. Government reports show that many military bases have elevated levels of trichloroethylene (TCE) and tetrachloroethylene (PCE).