30 Apr '17, 7pm

Iraq War vet aims to spread word about Agent Orange from horseback

Iraq War vet aims to spread word about Agent Orange from horseback

Iraq War vet aims to spread word about Agent Orange from horseback By: John Rogers, The Associated Press, April 30, 2017 (Photo Credit: Jae C. Hong/AP) SANTA CLARITA, Calif. — The two things Colt Romberger and his father had most in common, the ones that made them best friends as well as father and son, were a deep affection for horses and an equally deep pride in having served their country in times of war. So when Cliff Romberger, a Vietnam War veteran and onetime wrangler of horses on Hollywood film sets, died in 2015 of a brain disease doctors attributed to his exposure to the chemical defoliant Agent Orange, his son knew there was but one way to honor him: He would saddle up his horse and ride it from the Pacific Ocean to the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington. On Monday the compact, muscular 32-year-old Iraq war veteran will begin that journey through big-city street...

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