Sailors who served on the Power during the West Pac Viet Nam cruise August 1968 to July 1969 this information listed below  can serve as additional documentary evidence to support disability claims filed for qualifying  presumptive herbicide exposure medical conditions under the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 (Public Law 116-23). Check out the links:


The attached Command Chronology mentions the USS Power.  The 1st Air and Naval Gunfire Liaison Company were stationed on land in the Republic of Vietnam and provided targets and directed Naval Gunfire missions from offshore ships including the USS Power.

Veterans who want to file an herbicide-related disability can use VA Form 21-526EZ go to the VA Web Site for more information.