VFP Board Member, VAORRC Core Member
Paul Cox is a veteran of the American War in 1969 and 1970 in Quang Tri and Quang Nam provinces. He came to Vietnam in support of the war but, because of his experiences while there, he left opposed to it. He has worked for justice and peace since, to end war, and heal its damage. In addition to other efforts on behalf of peace, since 2005 he has been a core member of the Vietnam Agent Orange Relief and Responsibility Campaign, a national project of Veterans for Peace, and is on VFP’s National Board. VAORRC’s purpose is to educate the American people about the lingering legacies of Agent Orange in Vietnam and the US and to urge the US to take responsibility for it. He has returned to Vietnam five times since 2008 and concentrates on VAORRC’s legislative efforts.