Articles Related to Agent Orange

Mike Demske

June 17, 2015

Mike Demske remembers well the difference in Vietnam’s riverbanks before Agent Orange and after the herbicide was sprayed. The riverbanks provided excellent cover for the guns trained on the Navy Swift Boats.

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Introducing the New Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2015

April 21, 2015

(Washington, DC) – “It’s bad enough that veterans have had to bear the cross of exposure to toxic agents during our military service, ” said Vietnam Veterans of America National President John Rowan. “It is…

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Monsanto, the Producer of “Agent Orange” brings GMO Agriculture to Vietnam

April 21, 2015

“Vietnam continues to roll out the red carpet for foreign biotech giants, including the infamous Monsanto, to sell the controversial genetically modified (GM) corn varieties in the country. Jeffrey Smith and other critics say that…

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Belgian writer-director seeks justice for Vietnamese AO victims

April 21, 2015

“Lien in Me Linh or War and its crimes” by Belgian writer-director Jean Marc Turine recounted 1961 to 1972 when the US army dumped over 80 million litres of defoliant, mostly the highly toxic Agent…

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Wartorn Heart by Kathleen Trew Swazuk

March 22, 2015

Kathleen Trew Swazuk was an Army nurse at the 93rd  EVAC Hospital in Long Binh during her 1969-70 tour of duty in the Vietnam War. Her "scars have taken years to heal, " she writes in Wartorn…

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An Unbelievable Life by Rena Kopystenski

March 1, 2015

Rena Kopystenski's An Unbelievable Life: The Woman Who Became Vietnam Veterans’ Voice Against Agent Orange  (Strategic Media Books, 300 pp., $19.95, paper) is a tour de force of how one person can affect and benefit…

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When It Rains in Hell by Harry R. McCoy

January 26, 2015

Harry R. (Randy) McCoy served in two recon platoons in E Co., 3rd of the 39th Infantry in the Army;s 9th Infantry Division in Vietnam. In his memoir, When It Rains in Hell (CreateSpace, 300…

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Brave Warriors, Humble Heroes by Marjorie T. Hansen

November 26, 2014

Brave Warriors, Humble Heroes: A Vietnam War Story  (Brown Books, 232 pp., $22.95 hardcover; $14.95, paper; $9.99, Kindle)  is a love story, a book filled with the admiration that Marjorie T. Hansen feels for her husband…

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The Vietnam Trilogy by Walter C. Kuhlman

August 25, 2014

Walter C. Kuhlman, the author of The Vietnam Trilogy (Outskirts Press, 314 pp., $19.95, paper), served in Vietnam with the U. S. Army in 1967-68 as a gunner on a Quad .50. He is a…

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Freedom Is Your Destiny by Daniel T. Eismann

August 14, 2014

Physical warfare, spiritual warfare, and miraculously recovering from health challenges are the central issues in Freedom Is Your Destiny (Desert Sage Press, 318 pp., $14.99, paper) by VVA life member Daniel T. Eismann, a lawyer who…

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