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

Demanding Answers and Recognition of Veterans Exposed to Burn Pits by Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Over 140,000 servicemembers and veterans have reported exposure to burn pits and toxic airborne chemicals over the past three decades.However, based on deployment numbers, the actual exposure rate is likely over a million.

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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.

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I often wonder how my own health will continue to be affected in the years to come. 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 be our generation’s Agent Orange.

Washington, DC-The Burn Pits Accountability Act (H.R. 5671), introduced by post 9/11 veterans reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Brian Mast (FL-18), is gaining momentum, adding 63 bipartisan congressional cosponsors and 25 endorsements from military service organizations (MSOs) and veterans service organizations (vsos) since introduction.

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