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Support the Burn Pits Accountability Act
Dear [Decision Maker],
I support H.R. 663 and S. 191, the Burn Pits Accountability Act. I am asking for your support on this important piece of legislation. For many veterans, the idea that something they were exposed to during their time in service could one day cause them to develop a disease like cancer is a far-off thought. The reality, however, is much closer to home for some veterans who discover an instance of myeloma, a blood cancer, decades earlier than the average patient. For this reason, researchers have become interested in the effects of burn pits used during the wars in Iraqi and Afghanistan. The International Myeloma Foundation, through its Veterans Against Myeloma (VAM) program, of which I am a member, supports the research into the effects of burn pits on the health of our veterans. We are asking you to support the Burn Pits Accountability Act for this reason.
Sincerely,[Your Name] [Your Address] [City, State ZIP][Your Email]