30 Aug '15, 7pm

VA acknowledges connection between veteran's illness, Marine base chemicals

Related Japan, U.S. accused of failing Okinawa residents, veterans allegedly sickened by Agent Orange A journalist who has documented the alleged existence of Agent Orange on Okinawa has accused Tokyo and Washington of side-stepping their responsibilities to local residents and military personnel who may have been exposed to the toxic defoliant. US, Japan agree on access to bases following environmental incidents Japanese officials will have access to U.S. military bases in Japan following oil spills or other environmental accidents, according to a bilateral agreement struck as part of the ongoing realignment of U.S. forces in the Asia-Pacific region. More than three decades after coming into contact with 100 barrels of a mysterious substance on a Marine Corps base in Japan, a Keene city councilor and state representative finally has some closure. In 1981, Kris E. Roberts ...

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