|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 11 Sep 2020 17:41:39 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] VETERANS, GLOBAL: "Illness tied to Afghan war a legacy of 9/11"|
Illness tied to Afghan war a legacy of 9/11 By Chris Sokoloski| Coastal Observer (SC) September 10, 2020 Immediately after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the United States government set up a base in Uzbekistan near the border with Afghanistan to launch strikes against the Taliban and al Qaeda. Nineteen years later, 75 percent of the more than 10,000 servicemen and women who served at the Karshi-Khanabad base have died or been sickened by illnesses directly linked to their time there. John Pilot of Litchfield is one of the survivors of K2, which is the nickname of Karshi-Khanabad. … For the entire article, see https://coastalobserver.com/illness-tied-to-afghan-war-a-legacy-of-9-11/ -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight A project of the Pacific Studies Center LSiegel@cpeo.org P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650-961-8918 http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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