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Monitoring Studies of Former Agent Orange Storage Sites in Mississippi and Johnston Island

  • Alvin L. Young
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In 1962, the responsibility for the management of tactical herbicides was assigned to the United States Air Force Logistics Command (AFLC), and specifically to the Middletown Air Materiel Area (MAAMA), Olmsted Air Force Base (AFB), Pennsylvania (SAAMA 1968). In August 1966, the management for tactical herbicides was transferred to the San Antonio Air Materiel Area (SAAMA), Kelly AFB, Texas (Craig 1975). Management responsibilities included the procurement and shipment of all the tactical herbicides sent to Vietnam. Although the United States Army Chemical Corps, and specifically the Plant Science Laboratories at Fort Detrick, was responsible for the selection, evaluation, and purchase description of the herbicides, the Product Engineering Branch, Directorate of Aerospace Fuels, San Antonio Air Logistic Command at Kelly AFB was the organization that contracted for the tactical herbicides Orange, White and Blue through the Directorate of Procurement and Production, Defense General Supply Center, Defense Supply Agency, Richmond, Virginia (Craig 1975; Irish et al. 1969).

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Storage Site Storage Area Drainage Ditch Oyster Shell Spill Site 
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