Rep. Tulsi gabbard: burn pits, the Agent Orange of our generation. By Rep. Tulsi Gabbard | May 10, 2019 12:05 AM. Because of our record production levels, America is less dependent on imports.
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.
Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard is exactly right – toxic burn pits are the Agent Orange of our generation. That’s why we teamed up to introduce the Burn Pits Accountability Act earlier this year. Together we can make sure veterans exposed to burn pits have access to the best care our country has to offer.
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Are Burn Pits the Agent Orange for the Nation’s Youngest Veterans? It took Vietnam War veterans nearly two decades to receive compensation from exposure to Agent Orange and now, veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan who were exposed to burn pits face a similar battle
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Veterans for Common Sense – The letter was requested by Veterans for Common Sense, Burn Pits 360, and. in Agent Orange – and other harmful materials are all present in burn pits, ” Many of the retired servicemembers and Reservists who served our country.. US Representative Annie Kuster, a New Hampshire Democrat who.
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Veterans fear Congress has forgotten about the military’s burn pit problems – Alfred V. Lopez/Marine Corps) WASHINGTON – For years, Veterans Affairs leaders and administration officials have promised they won’t let health issues surrounding burn pit exposure in Iraq and.