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Inconclusive Report Does Little to Cool Down Burn Pit Controversy

December 2011 (US Medicine) – Whether exposure to war zone burn-pits causes long-term health issues has created heated debate among military officials, veterans, Congress members and currently deployed troops. Unfortunately, a long-awaited report does little to provide definitive answers or … Continue reading

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Troop Morale Down, Mental Problems up in Afghanistan; Military Doubles Mental Aid at the Front

Written by Associated Press May 19, 2011 (Washington Post) – As fighting and casualties in Afghanistan’s war reached an all-time high, U.S. soldiers and Marines there reported plunging morale and the highest rates of mental health problems in five years. … Continue reading

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