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Maybe not as 'hot' as 'Brad' Pitt, but 'Burn Pit' is 2000's Agent Orange
01-10-2013, 09:23 PM
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Maybe not as 'hot' as 'Brad' Pitt, but 'Burn Pit' is 2000's Agent Orange
Another legacy of George W. Bush and Dick Cheney worth being aware of .....

Quote:An American flag dangles from the Torres home, the sign of a long battle won: a new law — signed Thursday by President Barack Obama — creating a registry of U.S. service members perhaps sickened or killed by burn pits used throughout Iraq and Afghanistan to destroy waste ranging from batteries to body parts.

But amid occasional smiles over the first step to formally identify the toxic effects of what’s called “this generation’s Agent Orange,” there were tears, too, in that house near Corpus Christi, Texas. Resident Le RoyTorres, 40, a former Army captain, is one of the ill veterans who will land on that list.

Full read:
http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/01/...-vets?lite
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