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sigma. is. just shown patrolled by. enemy troop movements have been spotted. here in the. groups of militants have joined forces. most groups use it to clear their determination so for an independent state in the philippines. two months of fun to. keeps finding hidden weapons and explosives. areas where civilians used to live a daily occurrence. is
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a. walking dead. and. the fissures says it doesn't. seem wrong. to me. to shape out the adjective and. the trail. when so many find themselves worlds apart of. common ground. yes.
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you knew just remove one of the names for a. is. smoldering don't always were burning people in the old church it was you it's a little. bit here we have our own version of you know. little bird sitting on earth with an exploding very. vocal. since. this concept of burning trash and war is not new it is all this war itself the difference here was that this war was lasting for a decade and included tens of thousands of troops and personnel to support the invasion of iraq and the war in afghanistan. where did they were alleged rash and
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these huge open air heads. they burned everything creating this black plume of smoke that had been just bursting are settling over is small the word of five cities. and you had people living in barracks right next to this clune people working right next to it and now working with it with no protection whatsoever. for receiving more blasting the fire we're going to have to make an unstable this way is a catastrophe in the making. at the start of the war in afghanistan the military commanders on the ground realized that they had a big problem with the trash that was accumulating from the war each soldier was
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accumulating approximately nine pounds of trash a day on the battlefield they didn't know what to do with it so they came up with the idea through centcom which is central command decided to create burn pits to burn the trash that was being accumulated. over that is is where the military during the war collected all their waste in one central location and sort of burying that they decided to burn it they burn everything that you can possibly think of what it took to be a bright. moon. why we would burn less human waste. trash and. plastics medical. supplies.
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to name. anything that they would in use anymore they would burn. at times they also had. pipes. plastics chemicals paint batteries tires literally anything that could be disposed of was thrown in there. and it would dump diesel. n.a.n a. and then lighting that. there was a blue smoke and the he's looked like the san francisco for the smell was extremely toxic very very putrid it burn your eyes burn your throat burn your nose i mean it was just nasty dirty stinky. some days that. can talk of the smell of the burn ph and the sewage pit would literally make you would
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drop you to your knees and you'd vomit i mean it was it was that bad you knew. there was no protection. and not. many one that did give them a gas mask but it was a. near. mine and i knew. it was more for nuclear biological chemical. and i knew nearer. to learn and i was never mandatory for us to learn that. no safeguards were in place to protect the soldiers dog as a matter of fact that they would build the seas burn pits sometimes within three hundred meters from from where the soldiers were were actually quartered behaves in the smoke drifted over to where our trailers were and just kind of hung all day all
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the time twenty four seven right about you know always smell the. you know. plastic birds or buildings or the wood you know trails. i mean. it's just really an offensive putrid kind of a smell it's very hard. to describe because when it was mixed with the smell of the sewage be it was just i mean it's just got awful we you up your nose would burn your eyes would water to your throat would burn during the course of the day you would you have to go and dust yourself off your hair or your clothing with all the ashes that were falling on us. now we never complain. they say embrace the suck and. we got to the work area we had an initial briefing with are superior and we were
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told to keep an eye on are people that you're going to get what they call the recchi crowd everybody gets sick for the first couple of weeks. but now without a doubt within a week people were getting sick i really don't remember anybody questioning at that time. the health effects that it would have me absolutely when thinking about that and thinking they got it on control they were here you know and certainly our own people wouldn't be doing anything knowingly to poising us but that turns out to be you know. not the case. these personnel would be exposed to a toxic soup of chemicals released into the atmosphere plastics and style reform metals chemicals from paints and solvents petroleum and lubricants jet fuel and on exploded ordinance medical and other dangerous waste.
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here men are supposed to brand clean their air is twenty one percent oxygen and seventy nine percent nitrogen with no air pollution or particles in the air and in particle the air can trigger asthma and when you particles in an open air setting at low temperature or low heat it generates thousands times more particles than using a. particles particularly for burn. carcinogens exposed as a person when they need it hail it sniff it get it on their skin and they get exposed to carcinogens which can cause cancer so burning with j.p. eight which is jet fuel low temperature will they says benzene which is a carcinogen. i find it amazing that the military having a regulation for everything you didn't have any regulation in place for permit operations and those burn pits that were created in iraq and afghanistan whimpers from two thousand to two thousand and nine burning without any regulation at all
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didn't have regulation where they would be built how they would be constructed they didn't do any soil samples before they built the berm pits they didn't do any plume samples after the burn pits were operational for many many years. after nine eleven they don't care they just wanted to keep on sending the guy because they they had they wanted bin ladden i trolled he wanted to fight the war even now in here we can burn stereophile we can burn certain things in open air so why were they allowing those the soldiers to do it and i personally within three days i could feel it like something was wrong and it hit me real hard i went to search and they gave me a different medication and a cream and a biologics and for me it just wouldn't go away within fifteen days that i was
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there was even sicker i was pretty sick the whole deployment and when i came back and returned back to the states i knew definitely something was wrong and that became the o.p.o. battle of trying to figure out what was wrong and how bad it was going to be i started developing sinus problems me you know a lot of other guys and we turned in nasal sprays and stuff to try to alleviate that and i just had constant sinus problems. veterans were coming home they had stories to tell they came home they're experiencing all these health conditions they didn't know why these presumably very healthy men and women all of a sudden were walking around like old men and women not being able to run exercise the way they could so they started writing about it. they've been for the united states military it says open this iraq exposed thousands of troops to toxic chemicals
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a mysterious illness is affecting veterans who were exposed to open burn pits which the u.s. military used in iraq and afghanistan to torture everything from batteries to body parts experts say the fumes pouring out of these pits are toxic and dangerous so while troops may survive the battle they may also be poisoned. in september two thousand and four. i noticed that the v.a. clinic instead of seeing old caucasian men with real chairs and watched in horror in their eighties. the entire composition of the waiting room changed was full of young women and men of all ethnicities and they were all in their twenty's back from their first year long deployment in iraq. the typical service member came in with an inability to complete a two mile run within regulation time. most of them had already had
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a traditional work up for pulmonary disease including x. rays c.t. scans primary function testing all of these studies returned normal or near normal in almost every case. it was subtle because these service members complained of shortness of breath with exertion but their x. rays and function tests indicated that they shouldn't have any disability itll that doctors were throwing up their hands and saying what would cause a twenty seven year old man to have the long. long journeys are a respiratory condition eighty five year old man and they started pointing to their exposure to these burnt heads in the fail to realize that a lot of these guys and gals had been living around these pits for for their entire tour duty. hacking cough wood. and then when you started are bringing no
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different colors some control. and general body weakness just trial data. good know for their head to be some explanation that led us to begin doing surgical long biopsies to look for things that you might miss in conventional testing. welcome to a lonely are already probably right. on their border rat. her .
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about your sudden passing i've only just learned you were yourself and taken your last wrong turn. to caught up to you as we all knew it would i tell you i'm sorry i could so i write these last words in hopes to put to rest these things that i never got off my chest. i remember when we first met my life turned on each breath . but then my feelings started to change you talked about war like it was still some are fond of you those that didn't like to question our r. . and i secretly promised to never be like it said one does not leave a funeral the same as one enters the mind it's consumed with death this one quite
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different i speak to you now because there are no other takers. to claim that mainstream media has met its maker. what he found was a series of veterans who had a q. low disease. acute being area first of all. injury that he was able to find through long biopsies where he found these tiny little holes these tears and their long tissue he saw nothing of these veterans to come to his own conclusion that they could have only got this from a toxic exposure. to produce his career looking for this problem and he was able to discover it and the diagnosis was constrictor prophylactics in english it's
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a small area where his disease so the lining of your loans are destroyed if you have a perfectly healthy young soldier. goes over to iraq and afghanistan in contact with construction project way this that's really a big concern or we're clearly implicated. in increased incidence of lung disease associated with deployment. video deede decided they were going to send any more veterans his way anymore. i think dr miller's research and his study is a perfect example of of the v.a. . trying to avoid the issue and trying trying not to to pay the compensations to veterans. that they deserve he has the proof he has everything near and they still will not even address his research.
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there were many people in that apartment or defense that couldn't accept these findings in you could speculate that they couldn't expect be that they couldn't accept these findings because of the potential broad implication the idea that maybe there was a new agent orange thinking this deployment the government is looking. down the road at billions of dollars in health care costs that they will be responsible for and i believe that they're doing everything they can to fav that off.
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the comments of the burn fats are causing ls along the soldiers this is a new disease we call this iraq afghanistan war long injury some of the more severe cases entail that all the pozen into the lungs so it is a multi factorial exposure to the symptoms or anywhere from from respiratory issues some mild to severe to rare forms of cancers leukemias it's a wide range of symptoms that people are experience and if you really look into it and do the research you could make these symptoms directly to the permits my diagnosis is one that started out as you know i had sinus plasma sayto much you can say that in one word which is a four point four centimeter tumor right here in my head that started out as
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a solitary plasma sayto meant was biopsied and found to be that. will magically flip down with me tell you have a tumor in your head underneath your brain ah you want to know. what's going on with that and i didn't know anything about this burn pit exposure thing or nothing . and until after my diagnosis. so the first thing i did was i ran to the internet and i started researching this particular issue and it kept coming back to the same thing what causes plasma psycho toxic exposure. when he first got back i mean he was healthy he was out the it was probably not even less after. a year that he came back they started on the tonsils and got swelling and he.
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and he would delete and he would believe from his mouth. i would have chunks of tissue come out of his mind and he would spit it out and i believe elice two days a day after christmas when he was told that he lists cancer. was really really ill. discussion. was vomiting feces and everything else and that when they took out the gallbladder just to be safe when they went in there to remove the gall bladder they took a biopsy of the tumor that was blocking my lower bowel to be a little mccown's. as you know beau biden vice president biden's son served in the military and he served in iraq and he was imperfect health shortly after the count home within nine months he started getting sick and he had
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a brain tumor. and he eventually died from the brain tumor the same type of brain tumor that many of these soldiers that are sick from the burn pits are complaining about same type of cancer there's a lot of circumstantial evidence that points to you know his death may have been caused from the burn pits. good. but. it just didn't make sense it didn't make sense that my husband had cancer and then it turned out there were two types of cancer how is it not the armpit is not a type of cancer for a young twenty seven year old guy to have because first he didn't smoke he never
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smoked he's not a drinker. usually that's the type of cancer that older gentleman who smoked for a long period of their lives should tobacco or drink the doctor he said it was chemical exposure. or the troops are healthy or they don't go. in there coming back in there not a lot of more healthy anymore. it's a challenge but for other people it's it's been. turns out the military knew all along that this toxic exposure could very well her the troops living by these burn pits lieutenant colonel curtis in two thousand and six had written a memo saying the pollution there was dangerous that it would be causing health hazards to live and work near the pits it was completely buried its own calm
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no one and no one took it seriously deborah they never addressed his issues soldiers on the ground had no idea about colonel curds his findings and his concerns was never shared with anybody remember which is completely there. they knew this in the continue to free. couldn't do it. even though would you do that we'll willingly accept. being shot we've. taken prisoner. to be poisoned by room. there was a complete denial i think at all levels of government that there was any connection between the burn pits and what these brave soldiers were suffering from clearly the cat was out of the bag the two thousand and six memo had basically said that the
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military was aware that the pollution levels around the pit were at an unsafe unhealthy level now they deal with the after them and always told wished attempted to downplay it they have their own study. commissioned in two thousand and eleven with the institutes of health and medicine that study had said that they could not find a connection between the pollution levels around the pits and the health effects that the veterans were experiencing. those studies which were very in-depth did not identify an increased risk of respiratory symptoms or disease at locations with burn pits as opposed to no burn pits. the army did their own study. years later and it was it was completely flawed for several reasons one it only
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studied one burn pit out of two hundred seventy three that were located in iraq and afghanistan they didn't have prior plume samples because it was done done the whole study was a complete. fraud. test for snow and albany new york and july. you may not. fine snow in albany new york. but that does not mean that it does not snow in albany new york. monitors when. you may not burning the monitors or too far away from the burning you may not attack a part of. it in the monitor until after the burning stops you may not detect. any common sense tells you. they're.
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all around the globe. the world building. the company. the waste management responsibilities were part of a contract that was held by kellogg brown and root which was a subsidiary of halliburton the company once run by dick cheney vice president dick cheney during the bush years the story about how. your got these no bid contracts really has not come to light. i know from some
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depositions testimony and some of the with occasional be involved in the recontract was allegedly negotiated over a couple hours over the phone for a multibillion dollar contract work k.b.r. was the only company that was allowed to actually get it. what politicians do something to. put themselves on the line to get accepted or rejected. so when you want to be president i'm sure. or somehow want to. have to go right to be for us it's like that before three in the morning can't be good. i'm interested always in the waters in the house. first city. and. isis militants have just shown to patrol base on the left and right he misses
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come on to. the enemy troop movements have been spotted on the photosensitive the rhythm. from. here in the only two troops of militants have joined forces and those groups leaders have declared their determination so for an independent islamic state in the philippines. even after two months of funds the army keeps finding hidden weapons and explosives. not being up operations in areas where civilians used to live on a daily occurrence. not of well meaning walk with no bundle of blood no. noise. is or is it is a scene. walking dead. unbelievable the image because of my head it's the fishes says he doesn't hold on. and.
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clashes broke out between protesters and police in the city of seattle during rival pro free speech and hate marches it comes just a day after the violence and a white nationalist rally in virginia. children are being reunited with their relatives after artie's campaign to bring in russian speaking. of islamic state followers in iraq. and syrian forces in a special joint operation with russian troops have retaken three villages from islamic.


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