Camp Lejeune's toxic tapwater

Part 1: VA bureaucrats fiddle while Camp Lejeune veterans die

Part 1: VA bureaucrats fiddle while Camp Lejeune veterans die

By Mark Flatten | 04/10/13 12:00 AM

Jim Watters was among the fewest of the few when he testified in Congress that poisoned water at Camp Lejeune was killing Marines, and that they were victims of "friendly fire" by federal agencies that refused to admit it. After years of denials, the Department of Veterans Affairs finally...
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Part 2: VA knows it will live long after Marine Bruce Furtado dies

Part 2: VA knows it will live long after Marine Bruce Furtado dies

By Mark Flatten | 04/10/13 12:00 AM

Part two of a three-part series There wasn't much reason for hope when doctors told Bruce Furtado he had terminal cancer in July 2010. At 48, the ex-Marine knew the leukemia would eventually kill him. He feared that as the disease took its toll, he would lose his job, then his insurance,...
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Part 3: Lejeune Marine lost daughter but still fights bureaucrats, politicians

Part 3: Lejeune Marine lost daughter but still fights bureaucrats, politicians

By Mark Flatten | 04/11/13 12:00 AM

Part three of a three-part series There is nothing the Department of Veterans Affairs can do to help Jerry Ensminger, a retired Marine master sergeant who spent 11 years exposed to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune. Anything he needed from the agency ended in September 1985, when his...
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Video: Veterans die from Camp Lejeune's poisoned water

Photos: Camp Lejeune vets and their families live with sad legacy


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