Operation Ranch Hand

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A herbicide-spraying program carried out during the Vietnam conflict between 1962 and 1971 that primarily used Agent Orange, but also Agents Blue, Green, Pink, Purple and White
Exposure effects US servicemen exposed to the Agent Orange have a 50% increase in skin cancer, predominantly BCC. The Vietnamese exposed to the herbicides fared far worse. A meta-anlysis found a 3-fold greater incidence of major birth defects in children born to parents with high levels of exposure to Agent Orange
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Lemon Ski Valley, Saguaro Nation Park East, Park Place Mall, Trail Dust Town, Century Theaters and over 15 restaurants within walking distance.
She began to trail dust and gravel from her hands, pretending that it was food.
Plus, as you walk the 4 miles, you'll arrive five separate times at a picture-perfect lake in a glacial basin with crystalline water to wash off the trail dust.
Under a pack on a backcountry trail, it can hit you as hard as the sting of trail dust in your eyes.
By some estimates, half of the mangroves and 14% of the hardwood forests were destroyed during Operation Trail Dust, threatening biodiversity and altering vegetation.
The smell of trail dust and pine needles and insect repellent brought him back: the guy in squishy boots, forever wading the shallows in search of trout, oblivious to wet or cold.
Mora illustrated many books and authored A Log of the Spanish Main (1933), Trail Dust and Saddle Leather (1946), and his posthumous publication Californios (1949).
Jorge Montoya, head bartender at Trail Dust Steak House, Grapevine, TX,
Following the panel discussion, a no-host social and dinner was held at the Trail Dust Steak House.
Who couldn't sing along as Roy and Dale shook off trail dust and broke into ``Happy Trails to You,'' their signature song written by Evans?
She had to wait until they were done to get a drink and wash the trail dust from her throat.