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Trump weighs executive order for ill veterans who served at toxic ‘black goo’ base
The order would help those vets by adding Uzbekistan to the VA’s registry of locations with known burn pit exposure.
Lawmakers are investigating the cancer diagnoses of veterans of toxic Uzbekistan base
A House committee is investigating cancer diagnoses in more than 400 veterans who served in Uzbekistan after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks
VA to study cancers, illnesses tied to military deployment to toxic Uzbek base
Hundreds of cancers were reported by special operations and conventional forces who served at Karshi-Khanabad between 2001 and 2005.
Toxic ‘black goo’ base used by US had enriched uranium. More veterans report cancer
Despite the contamination, about 7,000 U.S. forces were deployed there after the 9/11 attacks, from October 2001 to 2005, until Uzbekistan withdrew permission for the United States to use the base.