Friday, January 17, 2014

Muskegon veteran would benefit from registry for McClellan veterans possibly exposed to chemicals


Veterans like Muskegon's Paula Tillman-Butler have worried about the possibility of being exposed at the fort to chemicals, like the herbicide Agent Orange.  Butler served in the Marine Corps' Military Police and was on the base for a few months of traning, August through December 1977, about the time she said she conceived her daughter.  "It's been a life-changer for me and my daughter,"  Tillman-Butler said.  "I didn't walk away clean."  "My daughter is disabled, and every time you look around there is a new problem."

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