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Waynesville VFW will preserve military history in Haywood - The Mountaineer (subscription)

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 20:21

The Mountaineer (subscription)

Waynesville VFW will preserve military history in Haywood
The Mountaineer (subscription)
“There was a janitor at my school who had been gassed with mustard gas …" Noland grew up in Haywood County, and said that he knows there is a plethora of military items with historical significance in the area. “When I was growing up, my father ...

Army Halts Chemical Weapons Shipments From Colorado To Texas - CBS Local

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 00:46

CBS Local

Army Halts Chemical Weapons Shipments From Colorado To Texas
CBS Local
Workers in Pueblo are dismantling 2,600 tons of old shells containing mustard gas as part of a U.S. treaty signed in 1997 banning all chemical weapons. The wastewater produced during that process was too much for the Pueblo facility to handle, so they ...

Claire McCaskill's balancing act: How to be a moderate in immoderate times - Columbia Daily Tribune

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 06:06

Columbia Daily Tribune

Claire McCaskill's balancing act: How to be a moderate in immoderate times
Columbia Daily Tribune
So at her appearances across the state, McCaskill seems more interested in talking about the price of hearing aids, bipartisan efforts to fix health care, or a bill she's working on to provide aid to World War II veterans exposed to mustard gas, than ...

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Advocates hope to restart debate over benefits for blue water Navy vets - Marine Corps Times

Sat, 09/02/2017 - 18:55

Marine Corps Times

Advocates hope to restart debate over benefits for blue water Navy vets
Marine Corps Times
In August, senators finalized legislation forcing VA officials to reconsider hundreds of cases of veterans involved in testing the effects of mustard gas and the blister agent lewisite at the end of World War II. Previously, their health claims had ...

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Eagle Pharmaceuticals: Strong Upside Potential Despite Recent Heatstroke Stumble - Seeking Alpha

Sat, 09/02/2017 - 11:15

Eagle Pharmaceuticals: Strong Upside Potential Despite Recent Heatstroke Stumble
Seeking Alpha
Early in 2015, Eagle struck a deal with Teva for a reformulation of Treanda (bendamustine), a nitrogen mustard gas-derived chemotherapy first developed in the 1960s in Germany. Treanda is currently approved for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and ...

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The First Gray Ladies - Arizona Capitol Times

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 19:56

Arizona Capitol Times

The First Gray Ladies
Arizona Capitol Times
Following the Armistice on November 11, 1918, the Red Cross provided aid to returning veterans poisoned by mustard gas and to individuals suffering from tuberculosis who sought better health in Tucson's dry climate. The local Tucson chapter also helped ...

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The First Gray Ladies - Arizona Capitol Times

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 19:56

Arizona Capitol Times

The First Gray Ladies
Arizona Capitol Times
Following the Armistice on November 11, 1918, the Red Cross provided aid to returning veterans poisoned by mustard gas and to individuals suffering from tuberculosis who sought better health in Tucson's dry climate. The local Tucson chapter also helped ...

Centennial of Slaughter - City Journal

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 19:08

City Journal

Centennial of Slaughter
City Journal
On loan from the Imperial War Museum in London, this massive rectilinear canvas depicts the aftermath of the quintessential Great War horror: exposure to poison gas. Several months before the November 1918 armistice, the British War Memorial Committee ...

Beyond Old Man Gloom: Artist Will Shuster in Santa Fe - Santa Fe New Mexican

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 11:09

Santa Fe New Mexican

Beyond Old Man Gloom: Artist Will Shuster in Santa Fe
Santa Fe New Mexican
As several other artists did before him, he came to New Mexico to treat his pulmonary tuberculosis, a condition he developed after being in a mustard gas attack while fighting in the 14th Infantry, 79th Division in France during World War I. In a 1964 ...

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Happy birthday: 75 years of chemotherapy is worth celebrating - Irish Times

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 14:02

Irish Times

Happy birthday: 75 years of chemotherapy is worth celebrating
Irish Times
Mustard gas, first produced during the first World War, was a deadly chemical that killed some 10,000 Allied troops at Ypres, Belgium, in 1917. But it took an accident during the second World War in the port of Bari, Italy, for the potential medical ...

Emergency plans readied as seismic testing set to begin - Rapid City Journal

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 11:01

Rapid City Journal

Emergency plans readied as seismic testing set to begin
Rapid City Journal
Several residents have been very concerned about what might be in the former Black Hills Army Depot. Unverified claims have been made that chemical agents such as Sarin, nerve gas, mustard gas and other weapons lie buried in trenches under the depot's ...

Commentary: Others' health care too costly, until your diagnosis - The Daily Herald

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 09:32

Commentary: Others' health care too costly, until your diagnosis
The Daily Herald
When my dad was diagnosed with cancer, a hyper metastatic nephroma, the only things they had were surgery and mustard gas. Yes, you heard me right, mustard gas, the stuff they used in World War I to kill the enemy. That was it. As for diagnostics ...

McCaskill visits Branson: Town hall visit brings focus on national, local issues - Branson Tri-Lakes news

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 02:02

Branson Tri-Lakes news

McCaskill visits Branson: Town hall visit brings focus on national, local issues
Branson Tri-Lakes news
Telling the story of how she passed the Arla Harrell Act, which provides aid to veterans intentionally exposed to mustard gas during World War II, McCaskill said it took senators from both the Democrat and Republican parties to send the bill to the ...

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Senator McCaskill meets with Camdenton citizens to discuss issues - Lakenewsonline.com

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 11:20

Senator McCaskill meets with Camdenton citizens to discuss issues
Lakenewsonline.com
McCaskill was proud to announce that President Trump had signed a bill two weeks ago related to Missouri veteran Arla Harrell, a 90-year-old Macon resident who said he was exposed to mustard gas during WWII at Fort Crowder in Missouri. The Veterans ...

Relief to Vets Exposed To Mustard Gas Is Law - The Missourian

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 03:03

Relief to Vets Exposed To Mustard Gas Is Law
The Missourian
President Trump signed the Arla Harrell Act into law — finally delivering decades-overdue relief to veterans intentionally exposed to mustard gas during World War II after a two-year battle on behalf of a Missouri veteran and his fellow servicemembers ...

First Division Museum, reopening Saturday, tells the story of war ... - Chicago Tribune

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 20:47

Chicago Tribune

First Division Museum, reopening Saturday, tells the story of war ...
Chicago Tribune
The First Divsion Museum at Cantigny, plus the outdoor tank park, reopens after a 10-month rehab.

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Care for abused veterans took long time coming - Herald-Whig

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 16:36

Care for abused veterans took long time coming
Herald-Whig
U.S. MILITARY veterans who were exposed to mustard gas through secret experiments during World War II will finally receive the medical help they deserve under new federal legislation. President Donald Trump last week signed the Arla Harrell Act, named ...

Trump signs Missouri Senator's veterans bill - Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal.net

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 05:16

Hannibal.net

Trump signs Missouri Senator's veterans bill - Hannibal Courier - Post
Hannibal.net
President Donald Trump signed on Wednesday the Arla Harrell Act into law — finally delivering decades-overdue relief to veterans intentionally exposed to ...

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Rally special on Igloo bunkers - Rapid City Journal

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 20:01

Rapid City Journal

Rally special on Igloo bunkers
Rapid City Journal
PROVO – Vivos xPoint, the outfit hawking the 575 former Black Hills Army Depot (BHAD) bunkers as a haven for survivalists who want to wait out doomsday, offered a special deal during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally: Rally attendees – as well as citizens ...

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Trump signs law to help veterans exposed to mustard gas - KSPR

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 18:53

KSPR

Trump signs law to help veterans exposed to mustard gas
KSPR
McCaskill says the military tested the effects of mustard gas and the blister agent lewisite on about 60,000 veterans by the end of World War II. Her office estimates a couple hundred participants could still be alive, including 90-year-old Missouri ...
Trump signs Missouri Senator's veterans billHannibal.net

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