In 2009, Gordon Erspamer, a San Francisco lawyer filed suit against the CIA and the US Army on behalf of the Vietnam Veterans of America and six former American soldiers who claim they are survivors of classified government tests conducted at the Army’s Edgewood Arsenal in Maryland between 1950 and 1975. Erspamer’s complaint, filed in…

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The Veterans Affairs website demonstrates that the agency is a source for disinformation about unethical medical experiments conducted on military personnel. It states: From 1955 to 1975, the U.S. Army Chemical Corps conducted classified medical studies at Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland. The purpose was to evaluate the impact of low-dose chemical warfare agents on military personnel…

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In 2012, U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken in California ruled that a class action lawsuit on behalf of 100,000 veterans, who were used as guinea pigs to test hundreds of drugs, can proceed. The suit seeks to lift the oath of secrecy soldiers say they swore about what they went through, and asks the court…

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NPR’s six month investigation shows the continued utter disregard the Veterans Affairs Department has for it suffering veterans who had been abused as human guinea pigs in mustard gas experiments. NPR created the first publicly searchable database including 3,900 names Charlie Cavell was 19 when he volunteered for the program in exchange for two weeks’…

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