Here we go again. This from member Jennifer. VA and the military would have us disremember the 80s and 90s when we first started coming forward with AO issues. Backlog? Q’est que c’est que ça? The Vietnam redux lives on. Now, in 2013, we are to believe this is a brand new phenomenon. Here’s a blast from the past of old clips and new.

Of more import is the idea that March 29th, 2013 somehow marks the 40th anniversary of our departure from the land of the red clay. The historians who declare these things must not be on the same page with some of us. Those of you who were assigned to MACV or 1st SOG might disagree with this date. Hell, I know a lot of guys who worked with Montagnards would. Until all the non-disclosure agreements expire and some of the good stuff comes out, we’ll all be forced to swallow the pablum served up. Remember, a picture is worth a thousand words.


This was down the street from the US Embassy at Air America several days before May 7th, 1975.

I’m a stickler for accuracy. If there were Marine guards at the Embassy until May 7th, they constitute “troops”. As VA uses May 7th, 1975 for the AO cut off date, I think it is safe to assume their largesse is intentional.

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  1. Randy says:

    Why would the VA have a cutoff date for HCV when they consistently deny that they could have been responsible for any of us becoming infected in the first place?

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