Toxic exposure on Army bases sparks battle for health benefits

Veteran, Gitmo whistleblower investigates burn pits and their victims in new book – Joseph Hickman, a former Marine turned soldier who previously helped expose prisoner abuse at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, began interviewing veterans and active duty military. their benefits that.

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Little did the Wilson family know, simply being on that military base and drinking the water there could cause cancer. Last year, at age 39, Brent, a former paramedic and now a physician assistant.

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These pits were located on military bases, because locating them. The reason for this comparison is because much like exposure to Agent Orange, a toxic herbicide used during the Vietnam War, there.

Military Burn Pit Exposure. Military veterans deployed overseas in the last two decades know about large burn pits used for refuse disposal and the toxic smoke that filled the air above them. Every military forward operating base (FOB) used burn pits, some covering nearly 20 acres.

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Lawsuit filed over veterans hospital Bible display CONCORD, N.H. – A Bible on display at a memorial at New Hampshire’s veterans hospital should be removed because it is a violation of the First Amendment, a U.S. Air Force veteran said in a federal.

Conditions Worsened By Military Service. If you have a condition that you entered the military with and that conditioned worsened as a result of service, you may be eligible for Veterans Disability Benefits. When the military accepts a new soldier into active-duty service, they also accept your physical or.

Judge's Surprise Ruling On Veteran's Exposure to Toxic. – Judge’s Surprise Ruling On Veteran’s Exposure to Toxic Chemicals On U.S. Military Base Called "Turning Point". House, 56, a burly, deep-voiced man with a long beard and ponytail who was stationed at Camp Carroll in South Korea, suffers from diabetes, liver disease, glaucoma, neuropathy and other illnesses.

Fort McClellan’s toxic exposure history is long and involved outside industry as well as the US Army’s own chemical, biological, and radiological materials. Starting in the 1920s, Fort McClellan and Anniston, AL, were home to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), mace, tear gas, mustard gas, white phosphorus, Cobalt (Co-60), uranium, plutonium.

Storytelling contest for veterans announced The winners of the 2019 Photo Contest and the 2019 Digital Storytelling Contest will be announced at the Awards Show taking place on 11 April in Amsterdam. An independent jury covering a wide range of photography backgrounds-from six global regions, with an equal number of men and women-selected the 2019 World Press Photo Contest nominees.