Sunday, January 17, 2010

Info on where Agent Orange was Used

With gratitude to Michael Gaffney for his research.

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Results 1 - 20 of 20 for Thailand + "vietnam War" + "Agent Orange" + sprayed + "used in Thailand". (0.22 seconds)
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Results 1 - 21 of 21 for "used in Thailand" + "vietnam War" + "Agent Orange" + sprayed. (0.29 seconds
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Results 1 - 6 of 6 for "sprayed in Thailand" + "vietnam War" + "Agent Orange". (0.16 seconds)
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PHOTO EVIDENCE OF THE USE OF HERBICIDES IN THAILAND INCLUDING ...

Aug 29, 2008 ... Further, herbicides were only sprayed in Thailand for test purposes in the early and mid 1960's. VA DOD List · VA Agent Orange Newsletter ...
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EXPOSURE TO HERBICIDES IN THAILAND EXPOSED

(and many other places in Asia during the Vietnam War) ...... The document also showed that Agent Orange was sprayed in Thailand in 1964 and 1965. ...
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VETERAN ADVOCATE SUPPORT GROUP WITH EMPHASIS ON THAILAND VETERANS ...

The bill restores equity to all Vietnam veterans that were exposed to Agent Orange. It would clarify the laws related to VA benefits provided to Vietnam War ...
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THAILAND VETERANS FOR EQUAL TREATMENT FOR EXPOSURE TO HERBICIDES

Thailand/Vietnam War government cover-up against exposure to Agent Orange. ... that herbicide was sprayed in Thailand, and that he had leukemia and ... The article indicates that Agent Orange and other chemicals were tested by the ...
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DOD + VA = DENIAL (THE TRUTH)

Tributes to our fallen comrades in the Vietnam War Note: Thailand ..... The document also showed that Agent Orange was sprayed in Thailand in 1964 and 1965. ...
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A REPORT TO CONGRESS INEQUITIES IN TREATMENT OF VIETNAM VETERANS

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served this nation during the Vietnam War in Thailand, but for a geographical line on ... The Government's contention that Agent Orange was not sprayed in Thailand has .... The IOM report is supported by Agent Orange historian Maj. ...
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[Wiki stuff]

US Air Force in Thailand During Vietnam War
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Air_Force_In_Thailand

Bases in Thailand Used by US Air Force

Don Muang RTAFB
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don_Muang_Royal_Thai_Air_Force_Base

[During the early years of the Vietnam War (1961-1966), Don Muang was used as a major command and logistics hub of the United States Air Force. The USAF forces at Don Muang were under the command of the United States Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) Thirteenth Air Force.

After the expansion of U-Tapao Royal Thai Navy Airfield in 1966, most American units and person ell were transferred from Don Muang, however a small USAF liaison office remained at the base until 1975.]

Korat RTAFB
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korat_Royal_Thai_Air_Force_Base

[During the Vietnam War, Korat RTAFB was the largest front-line facility of the United States Air Force (USAF) in Thailand from 1962 through 1975.]

Nakhon Phanom RTAFB
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nakhon_Phanom_Royal_Thai_Navy_Base

[During the Vietnam War, the facility was known as Nakhon Phanom Royal Thai Air Force Base and it was a front-line facility of the Royal Thai Air Force used by the United States in its wars against North Vietnam and the Pathet Lao organization in Laos from 1961 to 1975.]

Takhli RTAFB
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takhli_Royal_Thai_Air_Force_Base

[Takhli was a front-line facility of the United States Air Force (USAF) during the Vietnam War from 1961 through 1975. The USAF forces at Takhli were under the command of the United States Pacific Air Forces (PACAF). Takhli was the location for TACAN station Channel 43 and was referenced by that identifier in voice communications during air missions.]

U-Tapao RTNAF
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U-Tapao_Royal_Thai_Navy_Airfield

[Prior to 1965, U-Tapao was a small Royal Thai Navy airfield. At Don Muang Air Base near Bangkok the USAF had stationed KC-135 air refueling tankers from Strategic Air Command (SAC) for refueling tactical combat aircraft over the skies of Indochina. Although Thailand was an active participant in the war, with a token ground force deployed to the Republic of Vietnam and a more substantial involvement in Laos, the visibiliy of the large USAF Boeing tankers in its capital was causing political embarrassment to the Thai government.
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The USAF 7th Air Force wanted to have additional B-52s missions flown into the war zone, however, the B-52 missions from Andersen, as well as from Kadena AB, Okinawa, required long mission times and air refueling. Concerns about base security with having the aircraft based in South Vietnam led to the change of mission at Tuy Hoa Air Base from that of basing B-52s there to one of a tactical air base. It was decided as the base at U-Tapao was being established as a KC-135 tanker base to move them out of Dong Muang to base the B-52s there where they could fly unrefuelled though tout both Vietnams.

The construction of U-Tapao Royal Thai Navy Airfield began in October, 1965 and was completed slightly more than two years later. The 11,000 foot runway was opened on 6 July 1966 and the first aircraft to land was a Royal Thai Air Force HH-16 Helicopter, then a USAF C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft.

With the completion of U-Tapao, most American forces were transferred from Dong Muang, and U-Tapao RTNAF became a front-line facility of the United States Air Force (USAF) during the Vietnam War from 1966 through 1975.]

Ubon RTAFB
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ubon_Royal_Thai_Air_Force_Base

[From 1965 to 1974, the base was a front-line facility of the United States Air Force (USAF) during the Vietnam War. Ubon was the location for TACAN station Channel 51 and was referenced by that identifier in voice communications during air missions.]

Udorn RTAFB
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Udorn_Royal_Thai_Air_Force_Base

[During the Vietnam War the base was a front-line facility of the United States Air Force (USAF) from 1964 through 1976. The USAF forces at Udorn were under the command of the United States Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) Thirteenth Air Force (13th AF). Udorn was the location for TACAN station Channel 31 and was referenced by that identifier in voice communications during air missions.

Udorn RTAFB was also the Asian Headquarters for Air America, an American passenger and cargo airline covertly owned and operated by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). It supplied and supported covert operations in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War.]
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US Military Thailand Bases & Camps During Vietnam War Era
http://amer-thai2001.tripod.com/
[The purpose of this web site is share photos of that were contributed by many GI's stationed in Thailand during Vietnam War.]

US Army Camps in Thailand
http://amer-thai2001.tripod.com/id72.html

United States Army Camps - 1 (Thailand)
Camp Bang Pla
Camp Buri Ram
Camp Essayons
Camp Fort Narai
Camp Friendship - APO 96233 (Korat)
Camp Kanchanaburi - APO 96229
Camp Ku Su Mon
Camp Lop Buri - Pawaii
Camp Pak Chong
Camp Charn Sinthope (Phanom Sarakam)
Camp Surin
United States Army Camps (Thailand)-2
Camp Ratchaburi
Camp Raum Chit Chai (Sakhon Nakon)
Camp Roi Et
Camp Samae San APO 96232
Camp Srimahapoe
Camp Vayama
Chaing Mai
Pattaya R & R Facility

11 comments:

  1. Agent Orange was used in Europe, Italy in 1961 at Aviano, Air Base, APO293, as a defoliant around the flight line fence...

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  2. I am in need of information on B52/KC135 transport of Agent Orange from the US to OKINAWA and then on to Vietnam. Jan, 1964-December, 1965.

    Any ideas where to look?

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    1. does any one know if agent orange was used at Tuy Hoa Air Base?

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  3. makes no difference it is in the namm proper put in your claim .........NOW

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  4. My Dad was at Camp Raum Chit Chai during all of 1970. Does anyone know if soldiers there would have encountered agent orange? Thanks for any info.

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    1. Go to USARSUPTHAI FB Association page and you can find a lot of information there.

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  5. I believe I was station at Camp Charn Sinthrope, Thailand. I would like to know if anyone know if anyone knows if any Defoliant was used in that area. I also was station at Phanom Sarakhan. Any help would be greatly appreciated. God Bless and thanks for your service.

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  6. Does anyone know if Defoliants were used at Camp Charn Sintrhope, Thailand with the ASA? I was there in 08/1969 - 02/1970. I also was stationed in Phanom Sarakhan.

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  7. My husband was stationed at Udorn RAFB Sept. 1969 - Sept. 1970. Within five years after his discharge, he was diagnosed with Type II diabetes which, in time, has led to diabetic retinopathy and now is nearly legally blind. He is in the process of applying for VA benefits. He needs a few "buddy" statements of persons who were at the same base about the same time as he and who know for a fact that herbicides were used. He has all the proof he needs but the buddy statements will help a great deal, according to his attorney. He would greatly appreciate anyone willing to make a statement to be submitted to VA. He was crew chief on the flight line, served as security police and did guard duty, all on the perimeters of the base. I know he would enjoy connecting with someone who was there at the same time and perhaps knew each other. He would appreciate any help. His name is Darrell McCabe

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    1. andygriz@aol.comJune 12, 2016 at 1:26 PM

      Are you familiar with the Thailand Veterans page on Facebook

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  8. KC 135's were used to transport Agent Orange and were contaminated also. It was also sprayed around the flight line fence at Pease AFB. Anyone else know about this? seamans.james@yahoo.com

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