Tag Archives: Paul Cox

Save The Veterans Building For Veterans

“Patriotic Organization” Petition by the Posts of the American Legion Monday, November 2, 9am San Francisco Superior Court, Room 204 McAllister @ Polk Street Support Us Attend the hearing and show your support for the Veterans community. We’ve worked years to … Continue reading

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International Day Of Peace

Celebrate The Right Of Peoples To Peace Sunday, September 21, 2014 4:30-6:30 Informational Booths 5:30-6:30 No Host Cocktail Hour 6:30 Dinner, Introductions, Raffle, Presentations $30 Grace Evangelical Luthern Church 3201 Ulloa St., San Francisco Contact: Latonia Dixon, lionlatonia.1@gmail.com The International Day of Peace, sometimes … Continue reading

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Legacy of Agent Orange in Vietnam & the US

San Francisco-Ho Chi Minh City Sister City Committee (SFHCMSSC) Agent Orange Update Wednesday, August 27, 5:30 pm, Free Light Refreshments RSVP: 415 447-6075, sfhcmcscc@aol.com City Hall, Mayor’s Conference Room #201 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Pl, San Francisco Agent Orange — a defoliant … Continue reading

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Northern California Regional Convention of Veterans for Peace

March 1st to March 3rd Friday 5 pm to Sunday 2:30 pm Veterans Memorial Building 293 Seminary Avenue Ukiah, California AGENDA: Friday, March 1

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The Legacy of Agent Orange

By Paul Cox I did not look out the window of the Freedom Bird as it lifted off from the Da Nang airport in 1970. I had been there 18 months mostly as a grunt in the Corps. I never … Continue reading

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2012 VFP Tour BlogLog: Thirteen

April 28, Saturday, Da Nang: Another light day, but also heavy. In the morning we drove to Mỹ Sơn ruins, one of the Cham people’s several religious and administrative centers built over many centuries throughout south and central Vietnam. The Cham … Continue reading

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2012 VFP Tour BlogLog. Twelve.

April 27, Friday, Da Nang: Today was somewhat routine. First we met with Mr. Huynh Duc Tran, Chair of the Da Nang Union of Friendship Oranizations (DUFO) and Ms. Nguyen Thi Kim Tuyen, Chief of International Cooperation Division of DUFO. … Continue reading

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2012 VFP Tour BlogLog. Ten.

April 25, Wednesday: A Luoi. This valley was a major battleground throughout much of the American War. Battles named Ashua Valley, Hill 888, and perhaps others I forget were fought there. The valley angles from northwest to southeast and was … Continue reading

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2012 VFP Tour BlogLog. Nine.

April 24, Tuesday: Off we went down Highway 9 through cobwebs of the mind looking for familiar landmarks, but everything thank god has changed. Even the best known and easiest-to-recognize pile of rocks, the Rockpile, doesn’t look the same. Back … Continue reading

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2012 VFP Tour BlogLog. Eight.

April 23, Monday: We drove from Hue to Dong Ha where we had a formal meeting with local officials of the  Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO). We learned that 15.4 million tons of munitions were used during the war, and … Continue reading

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