December 11, 2017
Salem-News.com (Jul-19-2012 14:37)
Camp Lejeune Water-Contamination Bill Passes SenateSubmitted by Robert O'Dowd Salem-News.com
The American public doesn't like the fact that Marines were contaminated with toxins and ignored, things are changing.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Jul-17-2012 18:40)
Senators Will Call on Senate to Pass Veterans Omnibus LegislationSubmitted by Jerry Ensminger for Salem-News.com
Murray will ask for ...immediate passage of the Honoring America’s Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act of 2012.
(WASHINGTON DC) - Tomorrow, Wednesday, July 18th, U.S. Senator Patty Murray and Senator Richard Burr will make floor speeches to introduce "The Honoring America's Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act".Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Jun-19-2012 23:57)
From Segregation to a Single Corps of `Green Marines`Coral Anika Theill for Salem-News.com
“Joining a segregated Marine Corps in 1947 was quite a change for me, but I am happy that things have worked out so well and that I am now a part of an integrated Marine Corps.”
In the Corps, as in our societies as a whole, some individuals still have problems accepting people of color in position of authority.
Salem-News.com (May-22-2012 17:13)
How a Bunch of Scrappy Marines Could Help Vanquish Breast CancerChuck Palazzo Salem-News.com
Mother Jones examines the plight of male breast cancer survivors from Camp Lejeune.
(DA NANG, Viet Nam) -
It all started with Mike Partain, a.k.a. Number One. A barrel-chested father of four with a goatee and a predilection for aviator sunglasses.
Salem-News.com (May-21-2012 15:13)
Health Care Now for Military Families Poisoned at Camp LejeuneJerry Ensminger for Salem-News.com
Our nation's leaders must act now to provide health care for the veterans and their families who were stationed at Camp Lejeune.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Mar-09-2012 21:38)
Marine Hangar Was `Witches Brew`Robert O'Dowd Salem-News.com
MCAS El Toro’s Hangar 296 was “ground zero” for TCE plume spreading miles into Orange County and the only building on the former base contaminated with radiation.
(IRVINE, CA) -
Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) El Toro has been an EPA Superfund since 1990, primarily from the TCE plume from Hangars 296 and 297 spreading into the Orange County aquifer.
Salem-News.com (Mar-09-2012 19:41)
Camp Lejeune Report Author Says Redactions Compromise the Science, Sen. Burr Calls for IG InvestigationDana Liebelson Special to Salem-News.com
“What really bothers me is that now CDC and ATSDR are using the same excuses made by the Navy and Marine Corps that tells me that there is a collusion taking place between the polluter and the investigator.” - Jerry Ensminger
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Today, accusations were released from the author of the report on the Camp Lejeune water contamination, detailing how the scientific integrity of the report was compromised by redactions.
Salem-News.com (Mar-01-2012 15:24)
Philadelphia VA Tells Marine to `Take a Hike`Robert O'Dowd Salem-News.com
America does not support it troops unless they're standing in a recruiting line or appearing in a Hollywood movie.
(PHILADELPHIA, PA) -
The letter from the Philadelphia VA Regional Office was thick. It wasn’t a love letter.
Salem-News.com (Feb-23-2012 16:54)
Camp Lejeune Documentary: `Semper Fi, Always Faithful`Paul Sutton for Salem-News.com
Very quietly, the Veterans Administration has paid compensation claims for 63 marines diagnosed with breast cancer.
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The Camp Lejeune documentary "Semper Fi, Always Faithful" will be shown on the Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnel Friday night - 24 Feb2012 -on MSNBC at 10 PM EST.
Salem-News.com (Feb-08-2012 11:37)
MSNBC Presents `Semper Fi: Always Faithful` Friday, 24 February at 10:00 P.M. ETWeesie Vieira Special to Salem-News.com
“Semper Fi: Always Faithful” unfolds like a detective novel...
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Marine Corps Master Sgt. Jerry Ensminger was a devoted marine for nearly 25 years. As a drill instructor in the Marine Corps, he was responsible for training thousands of new recruits.