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SENATE DPC TO EXAMINE ARMY’S RESPONSE TO EXPOSURE OF TROOPS IN IRAQ TO DEADLY CHEMICAL

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on August 3, 2009

Toxic Exposures in Iraq and Afghanistan are causing cancers and other problems in Civilian Contractors as well as military.  We’re following these issues and working with lawyers on how these will be dealt with under the Defense Base Act,  with AIG, CNA.

News Release here

2:00 PM, Monday, August 3:

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) — The U.S. Senate Democratic Policy Committee will conduct a congressional oversight hearing, Monday, August 3, to examine whether the U.S. Army responded appropriately to the exposure of hundreds of U.S. troops to a deadly carcinogen at a water injection facility in Iraq.

One Response to “SENATE DPC TO EXAMINE ARMY’S RESPONSE TO EXPOSURE OF TROOPS IN IRAQ TO DEADLY CHEMICAL”

  1. Marlo Hone said

    The problem is will we ever see any of it as contractors or spouses of contractors. As we sit at home watching our friends and family Die.

    Maybe it is about time that we stand up and start screaming. Maybe if we make more noise people will start to listen harder.

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