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Ao Johnston Island/atoll Awards


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"In conclusion, the Board finds that there is sufficient evidence which verifies that the Veteran was exposed to Agent Orange while stationed on Johnston Island and there is competent evidence of diabetes mellitus manifested to a compensable degree after service."


http://www.index.va.gov/search/va/view.jsp?FV=http://www.va.gov/vetapp11/Files3/1120700.txt

"2. Resolving doubt in favor of the veteran, the evidence
establishes that the veteran was exposed to Agent Orange
herbicides while stationed on Johnston Island from February
1972 to January 1973. "

http://www.index.va.gov/search/va/view.jsp?FV=http://www.va.gov/vetapp07/Files1/0708979.txt

FINDINGS OF FACT
1. The appellant was exposed to Agent Orange while stationed
on Johnston Island from June 1975 to July 1976.

2. The competent evidence establishes a current diagnosis of
diabetes mellitus type II.
http://www.index.va.gov/search/va/view.jsp?FV=http://www.va.gov/vetapp08/Files1/0806141.txt

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I personally know the contractor who contracted with the US government to clean up the mess at Johnson's Island, "Operation Pacer Ho". He is local and good friend of mine.

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