Rep. Tulsi Gabbard: Burn pits, the Agent Orange of our generation

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Rep. Gabbard, Founder and Co-Chair of the Post-9/11 Veterans Caucus, said: "Burn pits are the Agent Orange of post 9/11 veterans.

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.

Passing our legislation will require the military to track and accurately report every servicemembers’ exposure to burn pits so that we can make sure they get the treatment and care that they need and deserve," said Rep. Tulsi Gabbard. "Exposure to toxic burn pits is the Agent Orange of my generation – we cannot allow our nation to.

Veterans charge that exposure to burn pits has led to crippling diseases and deaths.. off the big burn pit at Camp Victory and other U.S. bases in Iraq. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. No Decision Yet From VA on New Agent Orange Presumptive Diseases.

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On Tuesday the inquest heard from Kyle’s father, Robert Coleman, who believes his son Kyle was killed by his best friend James and then disposed of in a burn pit. But James’ girlfriend at the time,

For U.S. military forces and their families worldwide, the bill funds critical. lack the investment needed to deliver next generation capability to the U.S. military. is significantly greater than the standard used for Agent Orange or any other exposure claims. Veterans Exposed to Open Burn Pits and Airborne Hazards.