Stephen Ray Fullbright
Employer during Enewetak Atoll Atomic Cleanup Mission: Air Force
Rank: Senior Airman
Job Title: General Purpose Vehicle Maintenance
Unit: FRST Team – USAF
Enewetak Atoll TDY Tour: 9/1/1978 – 1/16/1979
Island Lived on at Enewetak Atoll: Lojwa
Islands Worked on at Enewetak Atoll: Lojwa, Enjebi, Runit, and others.
Description of Work Performed: Maintained and repaired Air Sampler Units used on contaminated islands being cleaned up.
Health Challenges which may be related to Radiation Exposure: None
Comments about Health Challenges: Back injuries occurred while stationed at Enewetak Atoll.
Veterans Administration Health Assistance: Yes.
Experiences with the Veterans Administration: For the most part, my experiences with the VA have been good.
Current Residence: Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Contributions towards accomplishing Our Current Mission:
- Enewetak Atoll Clean-up Project Vets. – Facebook Group Member
Enewetak Atoll Photos: —
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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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