Nine rare cancers tied to burn pit exposure added to VA benefits list

By: - April 25, 2022 3:39 pm

Brielle Robinson, daughter of the late Army Sgt. First Class Heath Robinson, joins veterans advocacy groups, activists, politicians, and fellow victims’ families during a news conference about military burn pits legislation outside the U.S. Capitol on March 29 in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.

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