June 7, 2022
Never Forget: Landmark ‘Burn Pit’ Measures Couldn’t Come Sooner for Some Vets
Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have been struggling for nearly 15 years against the military and VA systems for recognition. In that time, many died or became too ill to continue the advocacy. Never forgetting, others picked up the mantle and drove on, making toxic exposure from “burn pits” on overseas bases during the wars — which many blame for a range of severe lung, heart, skin conditions, as well as cancer – a national cause.