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Paper: US Vets Reported Exposure to Chemical Agents in Iraq

More than 600 U.S. veterans of the Iraq War said they were exposed to chemical weapons agents since 2003 and that the Pentagon took little or no action, The New York Times reported Thursday. Thursday's report said Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel discovered the incidents of exposure during an internal review of questionnaires that troops filled out at the end of their deployments in Iraq. A total of 629 service personnel reported exposure to degrading chemical agents in Iraq,...

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