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US Veterans Affairs Recognizes Health Hazard on Vieques

US Veterans Affairs Recognizes Health Hazard on Vieques

- San Juan Daily Star
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs recently became the first federal government entity to recognize a connection between U.S. Navy activities and human health problems on Vieques with the awarding of a judgment in favor of a former Vieques security guard who suffers from a variety of ailments as a result of his exposure to toxic substances on the island. U.S. Marine veteran Hermogenes Marrero worked as the head of security at Camp Garcia in the island municipality of Vieques where he was...