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Stars And Stripes During Nam


Berta

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Years ago I wrote some VA disability articles for Stars and Stripes digital-then the DOD bought them out and they went off line- they still have their Overseas version.

Then I got email some time ago from a vet who said the article that supported his stressor was in an old Stars and Stripes newspaper-I search for days and could not find any good way to access these old S&S s.

However I just realised today that the 25th Aviation Battalion has an archive of them on line at

http://25thaviation.org/id277.htm

This also is a good site for a take on the new US Circuit court decision but they haven't posted anything yet-

and any vet in aviation with hearing loss- another good reason to see what they have there-

Not only can a Stars and Stripes article possibly support a stressor but Vietnam Magazine, on line could too-

I had a Tet at Hue vet , he didnt really need more than he had to support his stressors- Marine at Hue- PH-1968-but I found photos in an old Vietnam Mag of Marines at Hue during TET and sent them to him and here he seemed to think he was definitely in one of the pictures.

There are numerous ways to find info to support inservice events.

Then again I have spent hour after hour for vets -just getting no where- yet it can be well worth the time.

It is better for the vet themselves to do the searching though- because something somewhere on line could ring a bell for them better than someone just helping them search -would not see.

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