Rep. Tulsi Gabbard: Burn pits, the Agent Orange of our generation

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard: Burn pits, the Agent Orange of our generation

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Over 140,000 servicemembers and veterans have reported exposure to burn pits and toxic airborne chemicals over the past three decades. Exposure to these chemicals can lead to health effects like neurological disorders, rare forms of cancer, lung diseases, and more – making burn pits the Agent Orange of the Post-9/11 generation .

Burn Pits were used extensively in Iraq and Afghanistan to dispose of a wide variety of waste materials. Burn pit exposure has the potential to be the "Agent Orange" of the post-9/11 military generation," said Marine Corps League.

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"These burn pits are the Agent Orange of the post-9/?11 generation of veterans," said Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a Hawaii Democrat, referring to the toxin that affected Vietnam veterans. Gabbard, an Iraq War veteran, ruefully recalled seeing fellow service members who lived and worked near the burn pits sick with something they called "the crud" – a.

– Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii), a major in the Hawaii National Guard, introduced legislation Tuesday alongside Congressman Brian Mast (R-Florida) to explore the exposure of over 140,000 service members and veterans have had to burn pits, which she calls "the Agent Orange of the post-9/11 generation."

I hope that this is sincere,’ said republican rep paul Ryan, chairman of the house budget committee. but have not had very meaningful discussion,’ said first-term Rep Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii.

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