IAVA | July 13, 2021
WATCH: IAVA Joins NBC to Discuss Military Toxic Exposures
On July 12, IAVA EVP of Government Affairs, Tom Porter, sat down with Jodie Fleischer, investigative reporter for NBC Washington, to discuss the current fight for benefits for veterans after toxic exposure. Marine veteran Kate Thomas shared her personal story of how her exposure to large burn pits on her base in Iraq has led to stage 4 breast cancer yet the VA has denied her health and disability benefits claim. Finally Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman, Jon Tester discusses legislation aimed helping veterans with toxic exposures.