Diabetes Now Tops Vietnam Vets' Claims

By MIKE BAKER 2010-08-30T21:14:51Z RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- By his own reckoning, a Navy electrician spent just eight hours in Vietnam, during a layover on his flight back to the U.S. in 1966. He bought some cigarettes and snapped a few photos....

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    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — By his own reckoning, a Navy electrician spent just eight hours in Vietnam, during a layover on his flight back to the U.S. in 1966. He bought some cigarettes and snapped a few photos. The jaunt didn’t make for much of a war story ...
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  • Diabetes now tops Vietnam vets’ claims
    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — By his own reckoning, a Navy electrician spent just eight hours in Vietnam, during a layover on his flight back to the U.S. in 1966. He bought some cigarettes and snapped a few photos. The jaunt didn’t make for much of a war story ...
    08/29/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Diabetes now tops Vietnam vets' claims
    RALEIGH, N.C.—By his own reckoning, a Navy electrician spent just eight hours in Vietnam, during a layover on his flight back to the U.S. in 1966. He bought some cigarettes and snapped a few photos. The jaunt didn't make for much of a war story, and ...
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