VETERANS FOR PEACE
OUR DU OUTREACH MISSION is two-fold
Most servicemebers have not been provided with DU safety training, as required by active policy for all of the services. They simply don’t know if or how they may have been exposed to uranium during their service, or that many policies that call for protective gear; special handling procedures for contaminated equipment; or required DU testing are ignored. Few soldiers and veterans know what the government already knows about DU.
This site provides easy access to a wide range of relevant topics.
We have chosen resources based on the credibility of the author or source and selected links both readable and informative. Most address a specific issue while also providing a rich overview of related topics.
From these links, you will find options for various levels of involvement - personally, regionally, or with existing international actions to ban production, sales, or use of uranium, and other indiscriminate poisons, like DU.
Uranium properties are not in dispute, but conflicting government statements about DU, together with the ‘Agent Orange experience’, should give us pause about trusting the Pentagon and Department of Defense to care as much for its soldiers, innocent non-combatants, and the environment than they care for their coveted & superior weapons
Our Humboldt Bay Chapter of Veterans For Peace encourages you to learn more about DU; and to share your knowledge and concerns, especially with service members and their families. Reproduction of any information on this site is welcome and encouraged.
The following excellent resources are from ICBUW,
1. FAQ: DU testing for veterans
2. False Negatives: Facts and Fiction about DU and US Veterans Dan Fahey
3. Gulf War Illness & Depleted Uranium Dave Cullen, CADU
4. Depleted Uranium: All the questions about DU and Gulf War Syndrome are not yet answered 21 November 2006 - Dr Rosalie Bertell