Leo G Meyer

Leo G Meyer

Nickname:  Oscar

Employer during Enewetak Atoll Atomic Cleanup Mission:  Army

Rank:  E-4

Job Title: 51c10

Unit: B Company

1st Enewetak Atoll TDY Tour:  5/10/1977 – 11/10/1977

2nd Enewetak Atoll TDY Tour:

Island Lived on at Enewetak Atoll:  Lojwa

Islands Worked on at Enewetak Atoll:  Lojwa

Description of Work Performed:  Carpenter

Health Challenges which may be related to Radiation Exposure:  Yes

Comments about Health Challenges: Losing hair, headaches, thyroid cyst

Veterans Administration Health Assistance: Pending

Experiences with the Veterans Administration:  Pending

Current Residence: Port Deposit, Maryland

Contributions towards accomplishing Our Current Mission:

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Our main focus is to help each other with information and moral support during challenging times.

Our secondary focus is to urge Congress to change the current laws and recognize soldiers of the atomic cleanup mission as “veterans who participated in radiation-risk activities during active service.”

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