Throughout the War on Terror, government contractors have burned up 227 tons of hazardous waste at forward operating bases using jet fuel in large ground pits in war zones. Exposure to these toxins, have caused illnesses and a traumatic impact on the lives of American service members and their families. As a result thousands of veterans have died due to illnesses brought on by burn pits. Illnesses such as
Join the Let Vets Breath Movement in telling the House of Representatives House of Veterans' Affairs Committee to introduce H.R. 4574 - Veterans' Right to Breathe Act to Congress. This bill will grant VA medical services, treatments and benefits to from veterans of Januray 1st, 1990 onwards who are suffering from respiratory diseases.