Eli Griggs


Eli Griggs

Nickname:  —

Employer during Enewetak Atoll Atomic Cleanup Mission:  Army

Rank:  E-4 Spec-4

Job Title: 68W Dustoff Medic

Unit: 84th Engineer Battalion

Enewetak Atoll TDY Tour:  9/15/1978 – 3/15/1979

Island Lived on at Enewetak Atoll:  Enewetak

Islands Worked on at Enewetak Atoll:  Enewetak

Description of Work Performed:  Served with Jimmy Clem and the Body Snatchers as a Medic.

Health Challenges which may be related to Radiation Exposure:  —

Comments about Health Challenges: —

Veterans Administration Health Assistance: —

Experiences with the Veterans Administration:  —

Current Residence: Charlotte, North Carolina

Contributions towards accomplishing Our Current Mission:

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