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Oct 28: Highly Toxic Burn Pit in Balad Raises Specter of Gulf War Illnesses Among Iraq War Veterans

Burn pit at Balad raises health concerns; Troops say chemicals and medical waste burned at base are making them sick, but officials deny risk October 28, 2008 – An open-air “burn pit” at the largest U.S. base in Iraq may … Continue reading

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