The SSC Begins a New Chapter with the Sergeant Sullivan Fund

Over the past six years, The Sergeant Thomas Joseph Sullivan Center has made great strides in confronting post-deployment illness. Today, we announce that the Sergeant Sullivan Center will be closing its doors, but opening the door to a new path toward eradicating deployment-related illness.  We are proud to announce a new beginning with the creation of The Sergeant Thomas Joseph Sullivan Fund…

VA’s Broken Promise To WWII Vets Exposed To Mustard Gas

In secret chemical weapons experiments conducted during World War II, the U.S. military exposed thousands of American troops to mustard gas. See the whole article at: http://www.npr.org/2015/06/23/416408655/the-vas-broken-promise-to-thousands-of-vets-exposed-to-mustard-gas Listen to the news story below:  

Report on Incinerators and Burn Pits in U.S. Military Operations in Afghanistan.

CLICK HERE FOR REPORT:  SIGAR 15-33-AL Incinerators Assessment The above link is the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) report on incinerators and burn pits in U.S. military operations. Special thanks to Anthony Hardie of Veterans for Common Sense  (veteransforcommonsense.org ) Among the concluding assessments with significant health, policy, regulatory, and oversight implications: "Even more importantly, the potentially harmful effects…

Press Release: Veterans Hike Appalachian Trail In Memory Of The Fallen

Team Sergeant Sullivan Center Activists Hike Memorial Day to D-Day http://www.prlog.org/12459495-veterans-hike-appalachian-trail-in-memory-of-the-fallen.pdf WASHINGTON - May 26, 2015 – Combat veterans hiked the Appalachian Trail this Memorial Day weekend in memory of service members throughout our nation’s history and will continue the hike through the anniversary of D-Day, June 6, 2015. Iraq and Afghanistan veterans Brian Kenney, Graham Watson, and Alex Garner…

Report on Data – VA Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry – FULL

Read the full report below. Between April 25, 2014 and September 30, 2014, 19,082 Veterans and Active Duty Servicemembers filled out the registry survey. Most (96%) said they were near a burn pit (close enough to see the smoke) at some point while deployed. Sixty-two percent worked directly with burn pits as a part of their duties. Registry participants who…

Letter to the IOM on Burn Pit Registry Data Collection

The Sergeant Thomas Joseph Sullivan Center President, Daniel Sullivan, sent the following letter to Dr. David Butler of the Institute of Medicine. This letter contains the recommendations of the SGT Sullivan Center regarding the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Data Collection Registry. IOM Registry Final Letter

SSC Announces Spring Sponsorship Levels for Team SSC Jersey

March 18, 2015. Washington, DC. The Sergeant Thomas Joseph Sullivan Center proudly announces its gateway Spring sponsorship levels for the new Team Sergeant Sullivan Center Activist Jerseys. Members of Team SSC will receive activist booklets and training materials in the fight against Toxic Wounds as they raise funds for The SSC. All donations including sponsorship are tax deductible to the…

Letter to VA on Robin Paul’s Elf Torture Email – A Pattern of Psychological Abuse of Veterans

March 10, 2015   The Honorable Robert McDonald Secretary of Veterans Affairs 810 Vermont Ave, NW Washington, DC 20420   Dear Bob, I write you today to express simple outrage. The recent reports of your manager’s conduct in Indianapolis are absolutely disgusting. Robin Paul, a licensed social worker under your employ, charged in part with managing mental health and wellness…

SSC ANNOUNCES MARINE CORPS MARATHON 2015 BIBS 

IN 2015 MARINE MARATHON, TEAM SERGEANT SULLIVAN CENTER LEADS THE CHARGE TO RAISE FUNDS FOR VETERANS SUFFERING FROM TOXIC WOUNDS February 26, 2015. WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, The Sergeant Thomas Joseph Sullivan Center announces that Team Sergeant Sullivan Center ("Team SSC") is now registering bibs for the Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C. The Sergeant Sullivan Center is the only 501(c)(3)…
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