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If you were on board the USS COLLETT on August 19, 1965 during Naval Gunfire Support in the Mekong Delta you may be eligible for VA disability because of Agent Orange.  Click on the following link to see if you are eligible:

Agent Orange


Gene Hunter rigging hi-line

Photo provided by Gene Hunter 



Photos from 1965 to 1968 (from Gene Hunter)

EXCERPTS OF LETTERS FROM HENRY EARL MILLINER IN 1962 & 1963

POD FOR APRIL 3, 1963 (Via Henry Earl Milliner)
Access to Deck Logs of 1961-1970 (via Lloyd Balch & Frank Olderr
 
 




Video and audio provided by Allen Longhofer of the USS Zelima (AF-49) of an Underway Replenishment with the USS Collett (DD-730) and the USS Canberra (CAG-2) in 1967.  Excellent shot of the USS Collett at the end of the video breaking away from the USS Zelima.
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