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Operation Tomodachi Troops Not Exposed to Dangerous Radiation Levels

U.S. troops help with clean up near Sendai.
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Above: U.S. troops help with clean up near Sendai.

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The results of a study conducted by the U.S. military show American servicemembers involved in the earthquake and tsunami cleanup in Japan were not exposed to dangerous levels of radiation or toxins, according to an article in the Stars and Stripes.

U.S. Forces Japan spokesman Maj. Neal Fisher told the Stars and Stripes that soil, water, and air samples taken from the area surrounding the city of Sendai did not contain “harmful levels of any substance.” He was not specific, though, as to locations. (Read more)

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HarryStreet | June 22, 2011 at 2:14 p.m. ― 5 years, 9 months ago

Would they really be told the truth by the military? Remember Agent Orange in Vietnam? How about Gulf War Syndrome? Everyone from President Bush to the CIA denied any illness with sensitive information disappearing from within CIA HQ. Who can they trust?

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