Troops Who Cleaned Up Radioactive Islands Can’t Get Medical Care

U.S. veterans who were involved in clean-up operations at Enewetok Atoll in the Marshall Islands experience much higher levels of cancer and other illnesses presumably related to their exposure to radioactive materials. So far the Department of Defense has refused to accept any link between their work and their health problems and has refused to pay for their healthcare. 

Troops Who Cleaned Up Radioactive Islands Can’t Get Medical Care
New York Times


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