Keteyian, Armen
January 2009
Rachel's Democracy & Health News;1/1/2009, Issue 992, p5
The article reports on the allegations that global engineering firm Kellogg Brown Root (KBR) Inc. has put the U.S. soldiers at risk at its constructed military facilities in Iraq. Report says, soldiers are complaining to have inhaled a deadly toxic chemical found in the facilities referred as hexavalent chromium. James Gentry is noted to have currently been suffering from a rare form of lung cancer as many others are believed suffering from tumors and rashes, or even worse, death for such cause.


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