VFW Magazine

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April Issue Claims



Inshore Undersea Warfare Group 1, Barbers Point Naval Air Station, Hawaii, 1967—Seeking anyone who remembers my knee injury that occurred while traversing a mud pit during dive training, or my treatment at Tripler Army Hospital—Carl Michel, (812) 779-7822
Naval Support Activity, DaNang, Vietnam, May 1967—Seeking anyone who remembers me being wounded by shrapnel in an attack on base—Carl Michel, (812) 779-7822
USS Rigel AF-58, June 19, 1964-Feb. 6, 1965—Seeking the crew member that can substantiate that we both suffered from lead poisoning due to welding fumes—Benjamin Wilmoth, (209) 745-1845, Merrilyn@softcom.net
USS America CU-A66, 1968—Seeking anyone who served with me who can substantiate duties I was assigned to. Specifically seeking Radar 3 Second Class Petty Officer E. Ashworth to help with my medical claim for cancer—R. Cisney, (717) 586-5634, chalbobalou@aol.com