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Blue Water Navy Vietnam



To any Blue Water veterans.....who served in the Pacific off the shores of Vietnam (or were in Danang Harbor) during the war and have AO presumptives that VA has denied due to 'no boots on ground'.....................and to all other interested parties

This email is from Susie Belanger, a notable NY veteran advocate:

"Senator Gillibrand and Senator Daines will be introducing the Blue Water Navy
companion bill to house bill HR 969 this week . I only ask each of you
to contact your 2 senators to support by cosponsoring this bill. The Point of
Contact in Sen Daines office is Sam Sweeney at sam_sweeney@daines.senate.gov
and in Senator Gillibrand James Cavin at james_cavin@gillibrand.senate.gov
. I have attached the documents to include in your emails, the dear colleague
letter and one pager with background info. The House Bill HR969 has 159
cosponsors. If your congressman has already signed on a Thank You would be the
right thing to do. Go here to the following link, under search click by bill
number and enter HR969 to see which congressman have signed on.
I appreciate any responses to be sent to me.
Thank you all,

Her email is susieq7921@verizon.net,

If you are willing to contact our 2 NY Senators via their Point of Contact, and need the downloads she attached to this email, please contact her at her email addy and also tell her that you are a Blue Water Navy veteran who served in the Vietnam War. Tell her if you have diagnosed AO presumptive claims that were denied by the VA.

Our radio show today will focus on the Blue Water issue.

Your Congressperson can also be reached via


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