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Date Posted: 13:59:02 10/05/10 TuePDT
Author: Donald DeLay
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Subject: Re: Herbicides in Thailand
In reply to: Alphonse DiDomenico 's message, "Re: Herbicides in Thailand" on 02:46:53 11/13/08 ThuPST

>>I was just at the VA because I was coughing blood for a while. While in there I was talking to a person to check in to the Two (2) heart attachs that I had. They are on the AO now and It could be because of the Agent Orange. I was stationed at Korat RTAFB, Thailand in 1973 thru 1974. The individual that I was talking to said to check with the DAV and talk to them. I was in the K-9 unit. This is all new to me and any help that you could help me with would be appreciated.Just to let you know I received 10% disability for
>type 2 diabeties. Reason being a k-9 handler the VA
>could not prove or disapprove that I was exposed to
>agent orange. I now receive medical treatment from
>the VA. My rating was awarded before I was put on
>oral medication. The VA doctor in White City, Oregon
>was the one who put me on the meds, my civilian doctor
>wanted to wait. Since I'm now on meds my rating
>should be raised to 20%. So there is hope for all of
>us who were stationed in Thailand, it depends what the
>doctor says.

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