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VFP VietNam Tour 8: Da Nang Thermal Dioxin Clean Up

Thermal dioxin desorption system started in Da Nang TalkVietnam April 19, 2014 Source: Vietnam News Agency (VNA) By VietnamPlus A thermal desorption system was put into operation at Da Nang Airport on April 19, as part of a US-funded project to … Continue reading

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VFP VietNam Tour 7: Khe Sanh UXO Explodes

Khe Sanh Quang Tri Province April 15,  2014 Mine Action Alert Wartime ordnance explosion severely injures ethnic coffee farmer near former U.S. Marine base at Khe Sanh Injuries to Lay’s right hand were so severe that doctors had to amputate it. … Continue reading

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VFP Vietnam Tour 6: Danang Airport

Agent Orange Remediation Project: Danang Airport, Viet Nam Veterans For Peace Chapter 160 Member Chuck Palazzo arranged a tour of the Danang Airport Agent Orange Remediation site. It is a rare opportunity and the visit has to be cleared at the … Continue reading

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VFP VietNam 2014 Tour: 5 Friends of the VFP

The Cake Of Friendship © Michelle Flores Preheat the oven of love                                    Decorate with the frosting of trust With plenty of secrets and hugs … Continue reading

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VFP VietNam 2014 Tour: 4 Hue, Duc Son Orphanage

Hue, VietNam, April 5th, 2014, Duc Son Orphanage ‎The Kids run out the to entrance and we greet each other  with giggles, laughter, high-fives knuckle-taps and “hello”. One kid entertains us with his expertise in keeping the shuttlecock in the air, … Continue reading

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VFP VietNam 2014 Tour: 3 Travel To Khe Sanh

Hello All, The Tour left Hanoi on Tuesday to travel to Dong Ha, Quang Tri Province, to meet with the people of Project Renew. We visited the vocational program for the Blind, the Unexploded Ordnance project, the Mine Action Center, witnessed the … Continue reading

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VFP VietNam 2014 Tour: 2 Quang Tri Province, VietNam

Hi All… just arrived in Quang Tri Province. enjoying a delightful rain shower. But a few words about the last several days. I intended to join the tour on Sunday but I was invited by Bich’s family to accompany them on a … Continue reading

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VFP VietNam 2014 Tour: 1 VietNam Journey The Beginning

Greetings All, I’m passing on some notes I’ve made of the first few days of my VietNam journey. I passed the first several days visiting with my friend Bich who I met several years ago in San Francisco while she … Continue reading

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2012 VFP Tour BlogLog. Four.

April 19: Thursday:  On what will probably be our busiest day of the tour, we had SEVEN appointments:  Started with a visit to Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum in the National Center.  We went through a security and sign language lessons … Continue reading

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Sign Up: Veterans For Peace National Convention 2011

Veterans For Peace National Convention August 3-7, 2011 Portland State University Portland Oregon Registration Fees/Information Early Registration ends July 9, 2011 Limited discounted fees only for VFP dues paying Veterans Members Convention Highlights Featured Speakers Kathy Kelly co-coordinate Voice for … Continue reading

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