Suggested Citation:"Annex Brief Descriptions of SHAD Tests."National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2016. Assessing Health Outcomes Among Veterans of Project SHAD (Shipboard Hazard and Defense). Navy and Coast Guard Ships Associated with Service in Vietnam and Exposure to Herbicide Agents.. Background. This ships list is intended to provide VA regional offices with a resource for determining whether a particular US Navy or Coast Guard Veteran of the Vietnam era is eligible for the presumption of Agent Orange herbicide exposure based on operations of the Veteran’s ship.
VA Adds Ships to Agent Orange Exposure List VetsHome Site Search This week the VA has added the below named ships to the already existing list for Navy and Coast Guard ships and vessels that are presumed to have been exposed to Agent Orange. Feb 26, 2016 · Help ProPublica Research More Than 700 Navy Ships That Served in Vietnam Vietnam veterans need historical records to get Agent Orange benefits, but the documents are often scattered.
1 Apr 1943 Dispite the escort of 4 German destroyer USS Shad (Lt.Cdr. E.J. MacGregor III) torpedoes and damages the Italian blockade runner Pietro Orseolo (6338 GRT) in the Bay of Biscay in position 44º37'N, 02º18'W. USS Shad (Lt.Cdr. E.J. MacGregor III) ends her 3rd war patrol at . 1939: the revised version (1999) of 'The Official Chronology of the U.S. Navy in World War II', by Robert J. Cressman, Contemporary History Branch, Naval Historical Center.