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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
Biden suspects toxic exposure in Iraq killed his son Beau. Now he has a plan to help other sick veterans
Joe Biden, like many other families of service members diagnosed with illnesses from overseas deployments, suspects toxic exposure may have been behind his son Beau’s brain cancer
New legislation would expand VA healthcare for service members exposed to burn pits, toxic substances
On Wednesday morning, the U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs unanimously passed legislation to reform how the Department of Veterans Affairs provides care to service members who face toxic exposure.
18 people file claims against the federal government for chemical exposure at decommissioned California base
At least 18 people, most of whom are military dependents, allege in recently filed federal claims they suffer from leukemia, Parkinson’s disease and other serious ailments as a result of exposure to at least 67 different toxic chemicals at the former George Air Force Base in California.
Jon Stewart to Pentagon: The F-35 can wait, but troops dying from burn pit exposure can’t
Jon Stewart, the former host of Comedy Central's "Daily Show" took to Capitol Hill to rail against the federal government's insistence that building a fleet of newfangled jets (some which don't work) is a better use of taxpayer dollars than caring for our wounded and ill.
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.