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002.gif (805 bytes)Our guinea pigs are coming home to roost…welcome to DU The Department of Defense was warned in 1991 after the Gulf War that their arrogance was beyond comprehension, yet the D.O.D still insists today that such ingestion of DU is “not sufficient to make troops seriously ill in most cases.” 
(July 2013)
002.gif (805 bytes)Veterans with blood cancers from Agent Orange and Depleted Uranium All the studies, tests, medical papers, and other opinions of scientific gurus are meaningless if you are Gulf War Veteran and afflicted with Leukemia, Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, or Hodgkin’s Disease. It must also be noted that cancer may not become apparent until many years after exposure to a radioactive material. So let’s discuss the types of treatment you will face in the battle with what are categorized as “blood cancers”. (June 2013)
002.gif (805 bytes)Depleted Uranium (DU) Munitions - COL J. Edgar Wakayama - OSD/DOT&E/CS Internal DOD - Pentagon briefing is frightening as it confirms all they deny!
002.gif (805 bytes)No requirement for DU weapons shipped to have radiation symbol or DOT markings U.S. Department of Transportation: This special permit authorizes the transportation in commerce of munitions which contain components manufactured of depleted uranium metal, classified as Class 1 with a subsidiary hazard of Class 7, subject to the limitations and special requirements specified herein.
002.gif (805 bytes)Depleted Uranium for Dummies On the issue of weapons of mass destruction, the United States government is not a reliable source, as you know if you have been paying attention for the past six years. This is also the case with the causes of Gulf War Illness. (Posted 2010)
002.gif (805 bytes)Depleted Uranium – One Of The Greatest Environmental Horrors In The History Of The World Most Americans have no idea that depleted uranium munitions used by the U.S. military are causing one of the greatest environmental nightmares in the history of the world. In Iraq and Afghanistan today, there are some areas that have been so polluted by depleted uranium that they have literally become uninhabitable hellholes. (Feb. 2010)
002.gif (805 bytes)Iraq to sue US, Britain over depleted uranium bombs Iraq's Ministry for Human Rights will file a lawsuit against Britain and the US over their use of depleted uranium bombs in Iraq, an Iraqi minister says. (Feb. 2010)
002.gif (805 bytes)Video: Depleted Uranium - Iraq's nuclear Nightmare A presentation made by Doug Weir of the Campaign against Depeleted Uranium at London Region CND's public Forum on the 3rd Sep 2008.
002.gif (805 bytes)How depleted uranium can cause cancer COULD the mystery over how depleted uranium might cause genetic damage be closer to being solved? It may be, if a controversial claim by two researchers is right. Read More...(Sept. 9, 2008)
002.gif (805 bytes)U.S. Importing 6,700 Tons of Radioactive Sand From Kuwait Half of the containers will be loaded onto 76 rail cars and transported to an American Ecology disposal site in Idaho. The other half will remain at the port until the trains return to haul them to Idaho. The containers all will be at the disposal site in Idaho within 15 to 30 days. (April 29, 2008)
002.gif (805 bytes)DU to remain in Hawaii The Army plans to leave in place depleted uranium discovered in 2005 at a Schofield Barracks firing range from a Cold
War weapon that could fire a nuclear warhead, saying it poses no health risk. (April 24, 2008)
002.gif (805 bytes)Depleted uranium detected on Big Isle        The Army has confirmed that depleted uranium from a 1960s weapons system has been found at Pohakuloa Training Area on the Big Island.
Aug. 21, 2007
002.gif (805 bytes)Depleted Uranium Contaminates the Body for Twenty Years Traces of depleted uranium (DU) have been found in people even 20 years after their initial exposure, according to research conducted by a scientist from the University of Leicester, England and presented at the 119th annual meeting of the Geological Society of America in Denver. (April 10, 2008)
002.gif (805 bytes)Depleted uranium burned at Hill
Less than five pounds of depleted uranium were burned over eight months before it was discovered last month that the parts contained the material, according to officials at Hill Air Force Base. (April 10. 2008)
002.gif (805 bytes)Depleted Uranium - A Way Out? The term "Gulf War Syndrome" is now known world-wide – but - after the 1991 Iraq war, as formerly A1 fit soldiers fell ill with debilitating symptoms, in their thousands, the cause was, for two years, a "mystery". It was in 1993, when a group of twenty-four affected soldiers approached Professor Asav Durakovic, one of the world's leading experts in the effects of radiation, that
a cause came to light. They had many times the "safe" level of chemically toxic and radioactive depleted uranium (DU) in their bodies. (June 2007)
002.gif (805 bytes)Doubts remain about depleted uranium The Army says its Stryker armored vehicles have never fired depleted uranium rounds in Hawaii and there is no intent for them to ever do so. "I guess the community is a little bit worried about (the Army's) credibility, so they would like to set up for monitoring," said Pang, the state Health Department's district officer for Maui County. (May 14, 2007)
002.gif (805 bytes)National Depleted Uranium Conference 2007 Saturday, May 19,2007 a major conference on depleted uranium is scheduled for East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee.
002.gif (805 bytes)Depleted Uranium munitions cause concern near Oahu military
        base
A number of Hawaii residents are calling for the governor to sign a bill that would test the soil within 500 meters of Schofield Barracks for depleted uranium. (April 26, 2007)
002.gif (805 bytes)DU: Soldier Health Scare Back in News While the military continues to deny the connection of depleted uranium to sicknesses plaguing returning servicemen and women, a newly mandated study stemming from legislation signed by President Bush in October is just getting under way. (April 15, 2007)
002.gif (805 bytes)Australian Soldiers test positive to DU TWO Australian soldiers who served in the first Iraq war have tested positive to depleted uranium (DU) contamination despite assurances from the federal Government they had not been exposed, an anti-nuclear group said.
(March 27, 2007)
002.gif (805 bytes)Google search "depleted uranium babies" -- see how many pages come up! WARNING: Very Graphic Photos)
002.gif (805 bytes)MEETING: Gulf War and Health: Updated Literature Review
        of Depleted Uranium
Updated Literature Review of Depleted Uranium will hold a public meeting from 1:00 to 2:30 PM on Thursday, March 22. This meeting will be held in Room 101 at the Keck Center of the National Academies, 500 Fifth St., NW (between E and F St.), Washington, D.C. (March 20, 2007)
002.gif (805 bytes)“Depleted uranium kills our troops” billboard in Montana Chip Clawson of the Montana Depleted Uranium Education Project says he raised money to have installed for the month, in an attempt to increase public awareness of the dangers depleted uranium has on American veterans.
(March 6, 2007)
002.gif (805 bytes)Depleted Uranium: Pernicious Killer Keeps on Killing   By Craig Etchison, Ph.D. (Feb. 19, 2007)
 
002.gif (805 bytes)Army made video warning about dangers of depleted uranium 
        but never showed it to troops
A special investigation on the effects of depleted uranium reveals the Army made a tape warning of the effects of depleted uranium which was never shown to troops despite the fact the Pentagon knew the agent to be potentially deadly, CNN reports Tuesday.  (Feb 6, 2007)  Be sure to view the video!!
002.gif (805 bytes)CNN News Video on Depleted Uranium and Iraqi troops Do US troops know about the dangers of depleted uranium? CNN's Greg Hunter reports (Feb. 5, 2007)
002.gif (805 bytes)Uranium 'killing Italian troops' Italian soldiers are still dying following exposure to depleted uranium in the wars in Bosnia and Kosovo, their relatives say.  (Jan. 10, 2007)
002.gif (805 bytes)Is Depleted Uranium the suspect behind Military Suicides? The use of depleted uranium (D.U.)—more properly nuclear waste—and other substances in Iraq and Afghanistan cannot be ruled out as a cause of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) reported by U.S., Coalition, and NATO veterans.  (Nov. 19, 2006)
002.gif (805 bytes)DU Informational Website This Site is UN-CENSORED!
002.gif (805 bytes)DU behind the surge in Cancer rates in Iraq The Pentagon refuses to clarify the exact effects of depleted uranium, but Iraqi doctors attribute the significant increase in cancer and birth defects in the region to the U.S. and British troops’ use of DU. (Nov. 2006)
002.gif (805 bytes)Bill For Depleted-Uranium Screening Passes 
       California Senate
California veterans and members of the U.S. Armed Forces are one signature away from having mandated access to health screenings to determine their exposure to depleted uranium.  (Aug. 25, 2006)
002.gif (805 bytes)Depleted Uranium is WMD by Leuren Moret Depleted uranium is very, very, very nasty stuff!
A MUST READ ARTICLE!  Aug. 2006)
002.gif (805 bytes)Sickened Iraq Vets Cite Depleted Uranium     Veterans, using their positive test results as evidence, have sued the U.S. Army, claiming officials knew the hazards of depleted uranium, but concealed the risks.
August 12, 2006
002.gif (805 bytes)Britain, U.S. Using Radioactive ‘Dirty Bombs’ Dr. Doug Rokke-World’s foremost expert on the U.S. military’s use of depleted uranium speaks out. July 2006
002.gif (805 bytes)Depleted Uranium Situation Worsens Requiring
        Immediate Action
The President of the United States- George W. Bush, the Prime Minister of Great Britain-Tony Blair, and the Prime Minister of Israel Olmert must acknowledge and accept responsibility for willful use of illegal uranium munitions- their own "dirty bombs"- resulting in adverse health and environmental effects. (July 26, 2006)
002.gif (805 bytes)Leuren Moret & Dr. Mishra Threatened over
        DU/Diabetes Worldwide
International radiation expert Leuren Moret talked to Dr Mishra, a famous surgeon from India, the afternoon of July 7, 2006. Dr. Mishra's report was grim. Threats  reported!  (July 2006)
002.gif (805 bytes)Depleted Uranium - Far Worse Than 9/11 If terrorists succeeded in spreading something throughout the U.S. that ended up causing hundreds of thousands of cancer cases and birth defects over a period of many years, they would be guilty of a crime against humanity that far surpasses the Sept. 11th attacks in scope and severity. Although not deliberate, with our military campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan, we have done just that. READ MORE...
(April 28, 2006)
002.gif (805 bytes)Afghan DU horror Death Made In America - Afghanistan has become the disaster words could not describe! (Note: Very graphic photos)
(April 2006)
002.gif (805 bytes)Study rethinks uranium danger Military use of depleted uranium, a byproduct of enriching natural uranium for munitions or nuclear power, has been a point of contention since its first widespread use in the first Gulf War, in which 320 tons were used.  (April 2006)
002.gif (805 bytes)The U.S. Military is in DU Denial "They ask us to go fight their wars, do the dirty work and then they can’t take care of you.”  (April 2006)
002.gif (805 bytes)Radioactive Tank No. 9 comes limping home
      
Across the plains of Kansas, destroyed, radioactive Abrams tanks, perched on railroad flatcars, rolled towards an uncertain future. Only one thing was certain. They would be radioactive forever. This would be their everlasting death mask. The Pentagon deceptively calls it "depleted uranium." (April 2006)
002.gif (805 bytes)Washington State to study depleted uranium Washington would become the third state to study the effects of depleted uranium on returning National Guard troops under a budget proviso state legislators approved last week.
002.gif (805 bytes)Depleted Uranium is "blowing in the wind" by Arun
 Shrivastava
March 2, 2006 article - Depleted Uranium is "blowing in the wind" by Arun Shrivastava -- "US Government kills its own soldiers….and us….and lies…and signs deals." “Depleted uranium dust will continue to be an extreme hazard to soldiers, civilians, populations in countries downwind6,8, and the environment as a radiological contaminant to all living systems for ten half-lives or 45 BILLION years.”
002.gif (805 bytes)Nothing depleted about 'depleted uranium' Disturbing photos of children (Warning: This is very upsetting)!
002.gif (805 bytes)The Uranium Medical Research Centre (UMRC) An independent non-profit organization founded in 1997 to provide objective and expert scientific and medical research into the effects of uranium, transuranium elements, and radionuclides produced by the process of uranium decay and fission. UMRC is also a registered charity in the United States and Canada.  (Added Dec. 19, 2005)
002.gif (805 bytes)Genotoxic and Inflammatory Effects of Depleted Uranium Particles Inhaled by Rats A Must Read. (Oct. 2005)
002.gif (805 bytes)Depleted uranium tests for US troops returning from Iraq US troops returning from Iraq are for the first time to be offered state-of-the-art radiation testing to check for contamination from depleted uranium - a controversial substance linked by some to cancer and birth defects. 9/28/05
002.gif (805 bytes)Tests point to health damage of DU in Iraq No one knows how many U.S. soldiers have been contaminated. Despite regulations authorizing DU tests for anyone who suspects exposure, the military avoids doing them—or delays until they are meaningless, Lindorff writes.  9/6/05
002.gif (805 bytes)Killing our own with depleted uranium The United Nations classifies depleted-uranium ammunition as an illegal weapons of mass destruction because of their long-term impacts on the land over which they explode and the long-term health problems they cause when people are exposed to them.   Sept. 2005
002.gif (805 bytes)Remains of Toxic Bullets Litter Iraq By Scott Peterson The Christian Science Monitor  (Older article but worth reading!)
002.gif (805 bytes)DEPLETED URANIUM, ANTHRAX VACCINE AND THE GULF WAR SYNDROME PART 1 of 4 Newly Posted Article By Dr. James Howenstine, MD.
(August  2005)
002.gif (805 bytes)Depleted Uranium Is WMD by Leuren Moret -- August 09, 2005
002.gif (805 bytes)Very important document about DU - The Los Alamos Memorandum "There has been and continues to be a concern regarding the impact of DU on the environment."  (added Aug. 2005)
002.gif (805 bytes)Silver Bullet: Depleted Uranium Very informative website concerning DU. (added August 2005)
002.gif (805 bytes)State Challenging Tests For Depleted Uranium Connecticut is now the second state in the nation to challenge the validity of the tests the federal government uses to check military personnel for ingested or inhaled depleted uranium dust from U.S. munitions explosions. (July 2005)
002.gif (805 bytes)Depleted Uranium: States Take Action to Protect Their Soldiers and Veterans Louisiana recently passed legislation giving all returning veterans the right to get a best practices health screening test for exposure to depleted uranium. Interviewed here is Bob Smith, one of the activists that helped make this bill possible.  (July 2005)
002.gif (805 bytes)DU Death Toll Tops 11,000 The death toll from the highly toxic weapons component known as depleted uranium (DU) has reached 11,000 soldiers and the growing scandal may be the reason behind Anthony Principi’s departure as secretary of the Veterans Affairs Department. (March 2005)
002.gif (805 bytes)Depleted Uranium Munitions Disabling Hundreds of Thousands of Vets “This malady (from uranium munitions), that thousands of our military have suffered and died from, has finally been identified as the cause of this sickness, eliminating the guessing.  (March 2005)
002.gif (805 bytes)Details on Depleted Uranium “DU dust does more than wreak havoc on the immune systems of those who breathe it or touch it; the substance also alters one’s genetic code.”  (March 2005)
002.gif (805 bytes)Heads Roll At The Veterans
Administration:  Mushrooming Depleted Uranium (DU) Scandal Blamed
(Jan.28, 2005)
 
"The malady [from uranium munitions], that thousands of our military have suffered and died from, has finally been identified as the cause of this sickness, eliminating the guessing. The terrible truth is now being revealed."
002.gif (805 bytes)Depleted Uranium Training Film Why Has Our Military Refused to Show This Training Video To Our Troops Now Serving In Iraq?
002.gif (805 bytes)Little Known use of Depleted Uranium in aircraft exposed ! Depleted Uranium Released During Canadian Plane Crash (Oct. 2004)
002.gif (805 bytes)"Depleted Uranium Aerosol Dose and Risks: Summary of U. S. Assessments". Released On October 19, 2004 by the Department of Defense...(Warning: .pdf file)
002.gif (805 bytes)DU:  "The war's littlest victim" New York Daily News - September 29th, 2004
002.gif (805 bytes)Depleted Uranium Blamed for Cancer Clusters Among Iraq War Vets "half of the recently returned soldiers in one unit from Iraq have “malignant growths” is “critical evidence,” according to experts, that depleted uranium weapons are responsible for the huge number of disabled Gulf War vets – and damage to their DNA." (Aug. 2004)
002.gif (805 bytes)DU: Dirty bombs, dirty missiles, dirty bullets by Leuren Moret  (Aug.2004)
002.gif (805 bytes)Explaining How Depleted Uranium Is Killing Civilians, Soldiers, Land By Christopher Bollyn . This exclusive report should break the media embargo imposed on the American people. (2004)
002.gif (805 bytes)DU Syndrome Stricken Vets Denied Care An American Free Press Article (Aug. 2004)
002.gif (805 bytes)Depleted Uranium: The Trojan   Horse of Nuclear War by Leuren Moret (July 1, 2004)
002.gif (805 bytes)Effects of Depleted Uranium By Admiral Vishnu Bhagwat (Former Chief of the Naval Staff, India)  Feb. 29, 2004
002.gif (805 bytes)What is Depleted Uranium? Full explanation of Depleted Uranium
002.gif (805 bytes)Tons of Depleted Uranium Polluting Iraq December 01, 2003 Report
002.gif (805 bytes)Ask for Coverage of 'Depleted Uranium' Story 03' Media needs to cover this....follow links on this page
002.gif (805 bytes)Depleted uranium affects soldier and civilian alike Nov. 03  British Man suing over DU exposure
002.gif (805 bytes) Uranium tests for Kosovo and Gulf troops 12 Mar 2002 The Daily Telegraph By Roger Highfield, Science Editor
Depleted Uranium: America's Military 'Gift' That Keeps on Giving 18 Feb. 2001 Los Angeles Times By DAN FAHEY
NATO weapons in cancer scare 3 Jan. 2001 Reuters contributed to this report.
DU Shell Game 9 Jan. 2001 CBS News
Peacekeepers' deaths linked to 'Balkans syndrome' 30 Dec. 2000 CNN News
Gulf uranium warning failed to reach troops 1 Dec. 2000 The Guardian, Veterans angry as MoD admits finding 'lost' safety message Nicholas Watt, political correspondent
Friendly Fire Report prepared by Damacio A. Lopez (PACE)
Pentagon Study Called Fabrication Kathleen Sullivan of the SF Examiner
Metal of Dishonor Article by Otto Dusek
Why won't Pentagon tell Truth Article by Judi Cheng and G. Dunkel
VA medical expert exposes cover-up Article by John  Catalinotto
Something was wrong with me Article by Carol Picou
Nukes of the Gulf War Article by John Shirley

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