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‘Greater Love Hath No Man:’ Marines in Congress request Camp Reasoner sign be sent from Vietnam to the US

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On a hill near Da Nang, Vietnam, sat Camp Reasoner ― home of the Marine Corps’ 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion and later 1st Reconnaissance Battalion during the Vietnam War. The camp was named after 1st Lt. Frank Reasoner, the second Marine to receive the Medal of Honor during the war, and was marked by a stone […]

Burn pit victims could face greater dangers from coronavirus, VA warns

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Veterans Affairs officials are again warning veterans who were exposed to open-air burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan that they could face additional risks from respiratory complications related to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. On Tuesday, the department announced that their Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry now exceeds 200,000 individuals. That effort, which began […]