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Old 05-12-2011, 06:34 PM   #1
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Afgh. & Iraq Toxic Dust vs RVN Agent Orange

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Now, more and more info. is coming out on "Gulf War Syndrome" and a few other ailments (from Iraq & Afghanistan) ... and it is pointing more to the "Toxic Dust". as one of the major factors.

This "Toxic Dust" might be the "Middle East's" version of "RVN's Agent Orange"..

One of the first breaks in this was during Iraq War 1 ... analyzing soil samples around loading areas of "A-10 Ordinance" (depleted uranium round dust particles).

This is not new info., it is just getting a lot stronger with some medical publications coming out next month. This is how AO started.

To all the men & women that served there ... make sure you have all of your medical problems documented in your DoD & VA medical records.
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Old 05-17-2011, 12:16 PM   #2
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check out "yellow sand"
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Old 06-03-2011, 02:09 PM   #3
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Only thing I found was yellow sand in korea and have not been there yet so not worried. Im wondering what is in the sands of kuwait and iraq.
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Old 06-03-2011, 02:14 PM   #4
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yea I was in korea and some days the yellow sand was so bad you couldnt see accross the street. it is suppose to be harmfull, have pesticides in it, cause asthma and other health problems.
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Old 06-03-2011, 03:57 PM   #5
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New stuff comes out every day. Allergies, cardiovascular issues, tiredness...list goes on. Unregulated pollution and waste disposal in almost every country we deploy to.

Afgahn has worse findings then Iraq.

Document it and keep copies of your records for life. Something lots of young joes fail to do or undervalue in an age where you no longer hand carry your records to your next duty station.
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Old 06-26-2011, 10:57 AM   #6
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Bump-

Those of you that have deployed, don't underestimate your symptoms. I thought I was just having a really hard time getting back in shape. Still able to maintain a 7-730 min pace for as far as I want but it is def not my norm and air always felt "thick". I got checked out and turns out I have now developed asthma.

Don't play down yours or your Soldiers symptoms.

Here are a few links worth looking at;

(Oct 2010, DoD Burn pit Report) http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d1163.pdf

http://www.webmd.com/allergies/news/...-allergy-risks

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/...n3953230.shtml

http://burnpitclaims.blogspot.com/

http://www.gelmans.com/ReadingRoom/t...se-Claims.aspx

http://vmwusa.org/index.php/vetservi.../864-burn-pits
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