burn pits

Joe Biden sees parallels between the toxins that have stricken so many 9/11 responders with cancer, and the toxins his son, Beau, breathed in Iraq before he died of cancer last year.
It's no secret that US military operations can be harmful to the environment. US military presence and interventions often leave environmental health problems for both soldiers and the local population.
After Tom's death in February of 2009, Dan recalled how he and his parents began running across other veterans with "strikingly
An article, "Military Burn Pits in Iraq and Afghanistan: Considerations and Obstacles for Emerging Litigation" by Kate Donovan
This week's NATO summit on the future of the war in Afghanistan probably did not get to the matter of burn pits or abandoned latrines. These are the details of hell. They are also our legacy, in Afghanistan and Iraq.
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Our military has already chosen to die for their country -- but does that include by the hand of Big Pharma too?
GAO took no view in this report on any issue in this pending litigation involving burn pits. Nor did it evaluate whether
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Sick soldiers deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan filed claims because of "alleged failures of the military contractors to treat water and dispose of waste in a manner required" by the US military. The defense is looking even lamer than ever.
Returning soldiers from Iraq and Afghanistan are suffering from new ailments related to burn pits, massive fires that sent thick, choking smoke hanging over US bases. Now one soldier is coming forward.
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I have tracked nearly 40 soldiers since 2006 who have been diagnosed with rare, aggressive forms of cancer post-tour. Half have already died.
During their year deployment into Baghdad then Mosul, they, as well as the other 247 soldiers in the 526 FSB, withstood the
The inadequacy of the VA and a majority of military doctors in theater that fail to diagnose or misdiagnose is at the crux of the soldiers diagnosed with rare, advanced cancers.
After undergoing a battery of tests and inspection of the "bug bites" on his head, the 25 year-old soldier and Iraq veteran discovered that they were cancer tumors, possibly due to uranium exposure.
Sgt. Christopher J. Sachs was diagnosed with cancer three years after returning from Iraq. The U.S. military, however, refused to consider the possibility that his illness was related to his tour.
While the country is ravaged by a crippling economy, it is a lightweight problem compared to what's happening to a portion of military families. Their loved ones are coming home with cancer.