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An Assessment of the Potential Health Effects of Burn Pit Exposure among Veterans

Date: 0 Thursday, June 07, 2018 @ 3:00
Location: 334 Cannon House Office Building
Subcommittees: Health

Relevant documents can be found here

Witness List

Panel 1:

Tom Porter

Legislative Director

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America


Kenneth Wiseman

Associate Legislative Director

Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States


Ralph L. Erickson, M.D., Dr.PH

Chief Consultant, Post-Deployment Health

Office of Patient Care Services

Veterans Health Administration

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs


Accompanied by:


Drew A. Helmer M.D., M.S.

Director, War Related Illness and Injury Study Center and Airborne Hazards Center of Excellence

VA New Jersey Health Care System

Veterans Health Administration

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs


Statement for the Record


Burn Pits 360


U.S. Department of Defense


Government Accountability Office


The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine


Whistleblowers of America


Wounded Warrior Project/Vietnam Veterans of America/Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors

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United States Military

  • U.S. Army
  • U.S. Marines
  • U.S. Navy
  • U.S. Air Force
  • U.S. Coast Guard
  • National Guard
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