Norman Sova


Norman Sova

Nickname:  The Kid

Employer during Enewetak Atoll Atomic Cleanup Mission:  Army

Rank:  E-4 Spec-4

Job Title: 12B10 Combat Engineer

Unit: 84th Engineer Battalion

Enewetak Atoll TDY Tour:  11/20/1978 – 5/22/1979

Island Lived on at Enewetak Atoll:  Lojwa

Islands Worked on at Enewetak Atoll:  Janet and Runit

Description of Work Performed:  I drilled holes in the coral to blow it up to make concrete.

Health Challenges which may be related to Radiation Exposure:  No

Comments about Health Challenges: —

Veterans Administration Health Assistance: No assistance currently needed.

Experiences with the Veterans Administration:  —

Current Residence: Baltimore, Maryland

Contributions towards accomplishing Our Current Mission:

Enewetak Atoll Photos:

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  1. I was in the 82nd Airborne and served time in Enewetak Atoll in 1978, my name is John Thomson (JT) . I knew a guy named Norman Sova “Stormin Norman” while in the 82nd. I went to Enewetak with Armando Guerrero and when we came back we were short timers.

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