Single Status Update
I served in the army and was stationed at Ft Wainright fro 1966 - 1968 - I was a airframe repairman in the 568th trans co from nov 1966 to March 1968 .
My last work their was to install four heaters on what I was told were the first four Uh 1 shipped to alaska from viet nam but that is something I can't verify.
I do have diabetes type two , coronary Disease, high blood pressure, hearing loss, tinnitus,depression and now I am battling prostrate cancer. ..I draw 10% for tinnitus but got turned down for hearing lost three times .
Four of us got drafted and went to Alaska on the buddy plan - one was in the infantry the other was in artillery,the other was an MP.
two of the four of us has passed , one by heat disease and the other from cancer and now he other one is dieing from Leukemia .
i was told by the local va rep that if I could find four people that could say they seen me work on the last four planes that they might apply for agent orange as being part of the reason for my health problems but no way can nor do I know who their are .