2013 – Learned about the struggles of Fort McClellan veterans, started Poisonedveterans.org to help spread the word
June 2013 Youtube interview with Dan Bidondi https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azrT6mtbkIU
August 2013 Started Veterans News Radio on WBOB, Veterans News Radio is available on Youtube
– Email to president Obama Re: Immigration and the treatment of veterans exposed to toxins
– Learned that Alabama Representative Mike Rogers was key to blocking HR 411, the Fort McCellan Healthcare Act from moving out of committee
– Met Jesse Smith who was running against incumbent Mike Rogers in Alabama who heard the VNR show about Rep. Mike Rogers
– Petitioned for a Resolution to support Fort McCellan HR 411 in the Rhode Island State Legislature. Resolution passed the legislature and is known as Res. H 6225.
September 2014 — Visited Fort McClellan, spoke with McClellan Development, Matrix, and the Fort McClellan Transition Force; researched and copied documents from the Jacksonville State University Library at Fort McClellan (in the old Chemical Corps building turned MP School turned JSU Library), researched former Gov. Browder documents stored at the Anniston Library in town.
November 2014 Thyroidectomy surgery (day after Thanksgiving)
Jan 17, 2015 Visit to Washington DC with Jesse Smith to meet Congressman Jolly (R-FL)
Jan 18 2015 March in Washington DC from the Veteran’s Affairs headquarters to the White House to raise awareness about Fort McClellan veteran’s health issues
March 2015 Referral to WRIISC Clinic
April 2015 – Diagnosis of Polycythemia Vera,
–Trip to Washington DC to discuss the VA web page for Fort McClellan that would be published within a month.
July 2015 – Met with administrator at RI VA Hospital about letter to the Obama Administration and was questioned about my concerns with Fort McClellan
August 31 – WRIISC – Diagnosed small fiber neuropathy
December 2015 – Veterans News Radio moves to a new station with nationwide broadcasting