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Contractors sickened by military burn pits left to fend for themselves | Fox News

Contractors sickened by military burn pits left to fend for themselves | Fox News

It’s known as “the new Agent Orange.”

Thousands of soldiers have fallen gravely ill or even died from exposure to burn pits in Afghanistan and Iraq, but they are not the only ones who have gotten sick. Civilian workers and private contractors are also suffering maladies including cancer, respiratory problems and blood disorders and, like military victims, they say they are being ignored.

But private employees often don’t even have the Veterans Administration to lean on.

Source: Contractors sickened by military burn pits left to fend for themselves | Fox News