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

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This week, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hi., teamed up to unveil a bill which would evaluate the more than 140,000 members of the Armed Forces and veterans who were exposed to open burn pits and airborne toxic chemicals over more than three decades.

Towards the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., paired up with U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hi., to bring back a proposal having the federal government evaluate veterans and active duty personnel who might have been exposed to open burn pits and airborne chemicals.Over the past three decades, more than 140,000 servicemembers and veterans have reported exposure to burn pits and toxic.

Are Burn Pits the Agent Orange for the Nation’s Youngest Veterans? It took Vietnam War veterans nearly two decades to receive compensation from exposure to Agent Orange and now, veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan who were exposed to burn pits face a similar battle

#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.

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard: Burn pits, the Agent Orange of our. – Otherwise, we will see a repetition of the same tragedy that our vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange decades ago went through. So far, the VA has rejected most disability compensation claims. This is unacceptable. Earlier this year, Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., and I joined forces and reintroduced our legislation, the Burn Pits Accountability Act.

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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.

(Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard / US House of Representaitves).. Burn pits are this generation's Agent Orange, but we are seeing deaths happen after three .

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Congress seeks to protect veterans exposed to toxic burn pits – "As the daughter of Vietnam veteran who was exposed to Agent Orange, I’ve observed how toxic exposures can plague you for decades long after the wars we fight in-and we know burn pits could.

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