Reps. Mast, Gabbard Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Evaluate US. – Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Brian Mast (FL-18) and Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today introduced bipartisan legislation to evaluate the exposure of U.S. servicemembers and veterans to open burn pits and toxic airborne chemicals.Over 140,000 servicemembers and veterans have reported exposure to burn pits and toxic airborne chemicals over the past three decades.
#BurnPits are the Agent Orange of post 9/11 veterans. Over 165,000 veterans have registered their names in the Burn Pit Registry, something that’s voluntary, but there are millions of our troops who have been exposed to these toxic burn pits during their deployment.
Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard is exactly right – toxic burn pits are the Agent Orange of our generation. That’s why we teamed up to introduce the Burn pits accountability act earlier this year. Together we can make sure veterans exposed to burn pits have access to the best care our country has to offer.
“Too many of our post 9/11 veterans, after facing prolonged exposure to toxic burn pits, are suffering from debilitating and deadly illnesses,” Gabbard said during. our Vietnam veterans suffered.
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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 War veterans.
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, joined by Brian Mast (FL-18) and Senators Amy. These burn pits are emerging as the Agent Orange of my generation.
For 10 years, nonprofit Burn Pits 360 attempted to get the ear of Congress to air. House Veterans' Affairs health subcommittee chair rep.. “All of us military people are afraid this will turn into another Agent Orange, that they will. on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and other programs this generation uses.
Rep. Gabbard, Founder and Co-Chair of the Post-9/11 Veterans Caucus, said: "Burn pits are the Agent Orange of post 9/11 veterans. Over 165,000 veterans have registered their names in the Burn.
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