Additonal Sources for Veterans and Family Members from the staff of Gulf War Chemicals.
Abestos (2010). For veterans suffering from abestos exposure.
Burn Pits Action Center (2010). This site has a forum, additional information and sources regarding the effects of the Burn Pits in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Burn Pits Facebook (2010). This site is an additional resource regarding the Burn Pits effects, breaking news and other sources. The is an active forum for those affected and interested public.
Burn Pits Lawsuit (2010). A number of those suffering from diseases related to chemical exposure, believed to have been caused by the burnpits, have joined together in a class action lawsuit.
Contact Your Elected Officials (2010) Link here to find your representatives.
Disabled American Veterans (2010). DAV employs a corps of approximately 260 National Service Officers (NSOs) who represent veterans and their families with claims for benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Department of Defense and other government agencies. Veterans need not be DAV members to take advantage of this outstanding assistance, which is provided free of charge.
DAV Newsletter (October 2010). Article - Please read the DAV's excellent e-article: Burn Pits: Toxic exposures impact Iraq, Afghanistan veterans, families and survivors.
Report: Army Making Toxic Mess in War Zones - by Kelly Kennedy, Army Times
Residue from the Burn Pits of Iraq: the Soldiers with Cancer by R.B. Stuart, Huffington Post.
25 of 41 Ordered Incinerators are now in place on Iraq bases by Joseph Giordono, Stars and Stripes.
Shut down burn pits, lung association urges by Kelly Kennedy, Amry Times
Burn Pit at Balad Raises Health Concerns by Kelly Kennedy, Army Times
Study: Respiratory illnesses higher near infamous Balad burn pit by Leo Shane III, Stars and Stripes