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Navy sailors have radiation
sickness after Japan rescue

New York Post, by Laura Italiano and Kerry Mutha

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Posted By:Fiesta del sol, 12/23/2013 3:59:54 AM

Navy sailor Lindsay Cooper knew something was wrong when billows of metallic-tasting snow began drifting over USS Ronald Reagan. “I was standing on the flight deck, and we felt this warm gust of air, and, suddenly, it was snowing,” Cooper recalled of the day in March 2011 when she and scores of crewmates watched a sudden storm blow toward them from the tsunami-torn coast of Fukushima, Japan. The tall 24-year-old with a winning smile didn’t know it then, but the snow was caused by the freezing Pacific air mixing with a plume of radioactive steam from the city’s shattered nuclear reactor. Now,

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Why did the Pentagon let any of our ships go there w/o radiation detectors? Why were our troops put in harms way over a humanitarian mission? These soldiers are suffering harrowing illness.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Lala, 12/23/2013 4:09:09 AM     (No. 9665094)

Why? Because no one in the Obama administration gives a flying fig about our military unless they can use them in a photo op.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Grace1798, 12/23/2013 4:22:31 AM     (No. 9665096)

How frightening. But, if anyone has read end-time prophecies in the Old and New Testaments, they know this insanity was prophesied long ago and those who HAVE really read and studied it sees it all coming to pass each and every day. But we also know that those who live for God and Christ will be taken out of here one way or another and the wicked who remain will have to live with the Antichrist till we return with Christ. Look up....your redemption draweth nigh saint of God.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Trigger2, 12/23/2013 5:12:31 AM     (No. 9665114)

Is Barry going to refuse medical care for these sailors too? It wouldn´t surprise me.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: grampus, 12/23/2013 5:46:43 AM     (No. 9665136)

Well, at least the headline writer doesn´t suggest that any Army sailors or Air Force sailors were affected.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bighambone, 12/23/2013 1:32:31 PM     (No. 9665662)

Obviously it was an invitation to suicide sending the Reagan task force into that region that was known to be highly contaminated by dangerous levels of radiation. Why did the Obama crew do that when the Japanese Navy kept their ships out of there?

It is hard to believe that large aircraft carriers like the Reagan deploy without modern radiation detectors that constantly test their surroundings for dangerous levels of radiation in this modern era.

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