Lessons learned from the legacy of military toxins

first_imgDuring the Vietnam war, the use of a defoliate known as agent orange was supposed to affect vegetation not soldiers, but it made them sick and serious health conditions resulted in a long fight for recognition and compensation. Gulf War vets also had to fight the military over health problems linked to military toxins. What’s changed since these illnesses came to light?Listen HereHOST: Lori TownsendGUESTS:Ric Davidge – Vietnam VeteranBill Bartee – Vietnam VeteranStatewide callers Additional resources:Vietnam Friendship Village Project USAParticipate:Call 550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcastPost your comment before, during or after the live broadcast (comments may be read on air).Send email to talk@alaskapublic.org (comments may be read on air)LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.SUBSCRIBE: Get Talk of Alaska updates automatically by email, RSS or podcast.last_img

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