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Although Abentroth has never been involved in election politics, she's familiar with military politics, which isn't much different, she said. ... soldiers affected by the Gulf War Syndrome, and those like herself on the Burn Pit Registry, who were affected by smoke inhalation from pits filled with burning refuse ...
Army veteran Michael Thrun, left, and Navy veteran Thomas Berry sit in wheelchairs as they wait for their rides following treatment at the VA Puget ... Advocates note that outside doctors don't have expertise in identifying service-connected injuries like burn pit exposure and post-traumatic stress disorder.

The eighth annual event, hosted by the Salvation Army, drew hundreds to the Fullenwider auditorium at the Riverside County Fairgrounds where more ... were hosting the Burn Pit 360 booth, making sure veterans know they must register for VA medical benefits within five years of their military discharge or ...
Several years after he left the battlefield in Iraq, another battle began for Army veteran Scott Kryder. The Army ... "They are in their late 30s or early 40s and all those problems or all those chemicals and burn pits and general wear and tear on their body is starting to catch up with them. We are going to see ...
This dichotomy is all too familiar for U.S. military veterans. As a community, we have suffered — and continue to suffer ... Cannabis Regulation. Bill Ferguson is a former Army infantry soldier, veteran of the Iraq War, and co-founder of the Veterans Cannabis Coalition. They wrote this for InsideSources.com.
When you deploy to a war zone, you typically don't pack more than just one or two bags. You're bringing the basics you need to get you through the time you're expected to be gone. So, when you wear out one of the uniforms you've been fighting in, it's time to toss that sucker into the burn pit. By that point ...

As law enforcement publicly pieced together their case and a small army of federal agents occupied Austin, the 15th anniversary of America's 2003 iniquitous invasion of Iraq ... The war killed 4,486 U.S. military personnel — and more than 1 million have been injured in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Allen is a Navy and Air Force Veteran who deployed to the Persian Gulf on a naval ship in 1990. He admits the shortened, everyday name of “Burn Pit Registry” reinforced the erroneous idea that the Burn Pit Registry wasn't for Gulf War Veterans like him. The full name of the registry is the “Airborne Hazards ...
Press Release: Leading Non-Profits Host Documentary Screening to Raise Awareness about Veterans Suffering from Toxic Burn Pit Exposure ... Lovett on the plight of veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq who are suffering from exposure to toxins from open burn pits operated on our military bases.
“Military installations often use open burn pits, which pose significant risks to the health of military troops, local populace, and the environment. ... The DOD has committed to addressing burn pit issues and meeting its operational energy objectives, but solutions need to meet requirements for mobility, ...
For years, tens of thousands of veterans suffering from their exposure to the burning of toxins in military trash pits across Afghanistan and Iraq sought official ... Retired Army Col. D.J. Reyes, who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, has dealt with respiratory health issues from exposure to burn pits. [Times files ...
Collins estimated two-thirds of casework undertaken by his staff in Geneseo and Lancaster relate to military veterans and benefits. “In some cases it's ... Scott Kaczmarek, a benefits liaison at the VA, wished veterans who first served in the Global War on Terror were at the workshop. But he said they are like ...
All military families, with a diagnosis with pancreatic cancer. That's what ... Amie and her family believe her cancer was caused by exposure to toxic burn pits in Iraq. She was ... According to the VA's website, more than 124,000 veterans have signed up for the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry.
“One would think our government would've learned its lesson from the Agent Orangerelated conditions that resulted in either loss of life or permanent disability for thousands of Vietnam War veterans before a connection to military service was finally acknowledged decades later,” Chenelly said. The burn-pit ...
"When you're in a war zone and you have mortar rounds and rockets and car bombs going off non-stop, the last thing you're thinking about is the air you breathe." More than ... Landry says her lung disease is a result of inhaling toxins from burn pits, while working as a contractor in Iraq between 2004-2005.
Thousands of military personnel who served in Iraq, Afghanistan, and other bases in the Middle East, and were exposed to burn pit smoke, reported severe respiratory problems, cancer, and other internal ailments. The War Related Illness and Injury Study Center (WRIISC), the Veterans Administration ...
Veterans exposed to open air burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan know full well the health effects that come along with inhaling the potentially deadly fumes. At this years Veterans University event, a special focus will be placed on what veterans are now calling the new Agent Orange. Agent Orange led to a ...

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq - Sgt. Robert B. Brown from Fayetteville, N.C. with Regimental Combat Team 6, Combat Camera Unit watches over the civilian Fire Fighters at the burn pit as smoke and flames rise into the night sky behind him on May 25th, 2007.
A recent court decision by an administrative law judge for the Department of Labor found burn-pit exposure was linked to lung disease in a federal ... case, blamed open-air burn pits where waste, hardware, uniforms, and other various flotsam were burned across military bases in Iraq and Afghanistan for ...
Service members and private military contractors who worked around “burn pits” downrange, and later suffered from lung and respiratory issues, may soon get a breath of fresh air. ... Pianos are burned every year in memory of the Battle of Britain during World War II and those pilots who never came home.
After Beau died of glioblastoma (GBM) in May 2015, Joe Biden grew skeptical and started to question if the burn pits contributed to his son's cancer diagnosis. ... First when he was training prosecutors in Kosovo after the 1998 to 1999 Kosovo War, and then again in 2009 when he served in the Iraq War.
Biden also said that reading “The Burn Pits: The Poisoning of America's Soldiers,” a book on the topic by Joseph Hickman, which included a chapter on his .... “Burn Pit 360,” said that 10 veterans have reported a glioblastoma multiforme diagnosis, among more than 6,000 Iraq and Afghan war veterans who ...
This dichotomy is all too familiar for U.S. military veterans. As a community, we have suffered — and continue to suffer — both chronic and acute injuries from the physical, environmental and psychic harms we have been exposed to: Agent Orange, Gulf War syndrome, burn pits, depleted uranium, ...
In his 2016 book, “Burn Pits: The Poisoning of America's Soldiers,” author and veteran Joseph Hickman draws a parallel to the decades-long fight to get the defoliant Agent Orange recognized as a cause of illness among Vietnam War veterans, accusing the VA of denying claims to avoid the heavy costs.
Surprisingly, last month, a judge agreed with her, Fox News reported, ruling that open-air burn pits are connected to lung disease. ... It also marks a noteworthy victory for service members and veterans who have registered with the government's Burn Pit Registry — now 64,000 strong — but feel they ...
Thousands of military personnel who served in Iraq, Afghanistan, and other bases in the Middle East, and were exposed to burn pit smoke, reported severe respiratory problems, cancer, and other internal ailments. The War Related Illness and Injury Study Center (WRIISC), the Veterans Administration ...


 

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