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#burnpits #toxicexposure #vethealth This generation's Agent Orange? Congressman Ruiz's bill aims to aid vets exposed to 'burn pits'.. made vets sick & what vets are doing on Capitol Hill (@TulsiGabbard @CongressmanRuiz )to address it.

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Toxic exposure on Army bases sparks battle for health benefits Veteran’s Affairs hosts “VA 2K” to raise money for homeless vets Early election-year cheers of real progress on these issues by leaders of the House and Senate veteran affairs committees. For proof, follow the money. The Congressional budget office projects.toxic exposure on Army bases sparks battle for health benefits Peggy McCarthy May 14, 2019 Every day for 10 months in 2012, Peter Antioho walked through dense, black smoke from an open burn pit on his Army base in Afghanistan.

By learning from our past mistakes, we can prevent toxic burn pits from becoming this generation’s Agent Orange." "As a member of both the senate veterans’ affairs and armed services committees, it’s my priority to support our service members from the day they enter military service through the transition into civilian life and beyond.

"As the daughter of Vietnam veteran who was exposed to Agent Orange, I’ve observed how toxic exposures can plague you for decades long after the wars we fight in-and we know burn pits could.

This week, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hi., teamed up to unveil a bill which would evaluate the more than 140,000 members of the Armed Forces and veterans who were.

IAVA Capitol Hill Burn Pits Press Conference 5.17.2018 Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Brian Mast (FL-18) and Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today introduced bipartisan legislation to evaluate the exposure of U.S. servicemembers and veterans to open burn pits and toxic airborne chemicals. Over 140,000 servicemembers and veterans have reported exposure to burn pits and toxic airborne chemicals over the past three decades.

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard: Burn pits, the Agent Orange of our generation Washington Examiner – May 9, 2019 marine cpl. nicholas james wrobel passed away due to respiratory and cardiac failure.

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NGAUS Washington Report May 22, 2018. Even with legislation introduced in the House drawing attention to the issue of burn pits, veterans still think Congress is unaware of the problem and fear it could become the Agent Orange of the war on terrorism.

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hi, said in a press conference Wednesday that. we have seen our Vietnam veterans suffered from Agent Orange exposure.”. We can't allow another generation of veterans to suffer in the same way.