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Soldiers gone, but contractors remain in Iraq

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U.S. relies heavily on civilians, with even more in Afghanistan By Lindsay Wise | Houston Chronicle   The final convoy of U.S. troops in Iraq — soldiers from Fort Hood — drove over the border to Kuwait last week, whooping and cheering, as the United States declared an end to the war. But remaining behind [...]

December 27th, 2011 | Posted in Houston Chronicle | Read More »

Houston Chronicle | Guardsmen allege KBR exposed them to carcinogens in Iraq

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By MARY FLOOD | Houston Chronicle More than 50 Indiana National Guardsmen have filed a lawsuit in Houston claiming KBR failed to warn them about exposure to carcinogenic chemicals at an Iraqi water facility they were guarding. An Indiana judge tossed out the same lawsuit over cancer-causing hexavalent chromium at the Basra-area water plant, saying [...]

April 6th, 2010 | Posted in Houston Chronicle,Qarmat Ali News | Read More »

Baghdad burn pit operated by KBR said to cause health problems

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Baghdad burn pit operated by KBR said to cause migraines, breathing problems and rashes By LINDSAY WISE and LISE OLSEN HOUSTON CHRONICLE Feb. 1, 2010, 12:02AM CAMP TAJI, Iraq — One night in mid-January, a shift in the wind sent a sudden flurry of white flakes into a detainee internment facility guarded by soldiers from [...]

February 1st, 2010 | Posted in Burn Pits News,Houston Chronicle | Read More »

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