If you thought the current VA scandal was bad…listen to this!

May 13th, 2014
21642813_SA.jpgToday we have an all volunteer military.  When young men and woman join the Marine Corps, they do so to serve their country.  They know full well they the work may put them in harms way.  That a bullet, or a grenade, or an IED might cut their life short, at any time.  What none of them expect is to be killed or maimed by drinking water.

Yet that is exactly what has happened to Marines at the historic Camp Lejeune facility in North Carolina.  As many as a million people connected with the base were exposed to highly toxic and contaminated well water.  What the military and government has done about it, is truly a crime.

Long time journalist Mike Magner takes us into the human tragedy of the government and Pentagon inaction in A Trust Betrayed: The Untold Story of Camp Lejeune and the Poisoning of Generations of Marines and Their Families.

My conversation with Mike Magner: