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Arthur Varanelli

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Arthur Varanelli is a disabled Vietnam War veteran. He enlisted in the Army in 1968, completed a tour of duty in the Vietnam War with the First and Twenty-fifth Infantry Divisions between 1969 and 1970, was awarded two bronze stars, and then returned to civilian life. A graduate of the University of Maine, where he received his degree in Physics, Arthur had a 35-year career in loss prevention and environmental health and safety in the insurance and military contractor sectors, and he recently began consulting in environmental electro-magnetism, electrical safety and asset protection. Arthur is active in the IEEE International Committee on Electromagnetic Safety (ICES) on the ADCOM and technical committees, the IEEE EMBS Committee on Man and Radiation (COMAR), and has contributed to the Non-Beam Hazards Sub-Committee of ANSI Z136, the laser safety standard. Among his recognitions are the IEEE Standards Medallion and the commission as an honorary Kentucky Colonel (a charitable organization) by the Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. He also actively pursues his hobbies of vacuum tube electronics, clocks and pocket watches.

Arthur recommends:

The Veteran Comes Back by Willard Walter Waller

Achilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character by Jonathan Shay

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