It is estimated that there are between 50,000 and 90,000 Blue Water Navy veterans.

In Part 2 we will look at Operation GAME WARDEN. The so-called Brown Water ships list comes a year after U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka, D-Hawaii chided the agency for failing to obtain key military records that showed sailors on the ships were presumed exposed to the toxic herbicide.

Vietnam-era Blue Water Navy veterans are considered to be those who served aboard ships in the open waters off the coast of Vietnam during the Vietnam War. This is operation took the war from the coastal regions, up the river deltas, up the rivers and into the canals of South Vietnam.] The VA has finally posted an expanded list of U.S. Navy ships exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War. Jun 2, 2020 - Explore bert122446's board "Brown Water Navy", followed by 283 people on Pinterest. Robert H. Stoner, GMCM (SW)(Ret) Part 2 [Part 1 covered Operation MARKET TIME. The Brown Water Navy in Vietnam. See more ideas about Brown water navy, Vietnam war, Vietnam. Blue Water Navy Veterans. by. The naval war in South Vietnam during the years 1964 to 1975 was very dynamic.