Paul Laird II
Employer during Enewetak Atoll Atomic Cleanup Mission: Army
Job Title: 62E20 Bulldozer Operator
Unit: 84th Engineer Battalion
Enewetak Atoll TDY Tour: 5/1/1977 – 10/1/1977
Island Lived on at Enewetak Atoll: Enewetak and Lojwa
Islands Worked on at Enewetak Atoll: Lojwa
Description of Work Performed: While living on Enewetak Island, I worked on Lojwa with Advance Party to clear land of vegetation and debris for the base camp’s building slabs and helicopter pad and then moved to Lojwa for Project Cleanup.
Health Challenges which may be related to Radiation Exposure: —
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Veterans Administration Health Assistance: —
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Current Residence: East Otisfield, Maine
Contributions towards accomplishing Our Current Mission:
- Comment on article post at AtomicCleanupVets.com
- Atomic Cleanup Veterans – Facebook Page Fan
- Enewetak Atoll Clean-up Project Vets. – Facebook Group Administrator
- National Association of Atomic Veterans – Facebook Group Member
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