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Reporter Explores Link Between Warzone Burn Pits And Veteran Illnesses

January 25, 2010 11:42 a.m.

A number of U.S. service members have fallen ill after returning home from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Some believe their ailments are caused by exposure to toxic open-air burn pits located at military bases throughout the warzone. Journalist Matthew LaPlante discusses his three part series, "Sickened by Service," which ran this month in The Salt Lake Tribune.

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