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We continue our Sammies tracker series

Tags: Federal Drive , Technology , Sammies , Jamie Lee

Monday - 08/30/2010, 10:40am EDT

2 Ft. Detrick cancer cluster meetings slated this week

Frederick residents will have two chances this week to learn more about a possible cancer cluster near Fort Detrick.

Tags: Frederick County Health Department , Kristen Renee Foundation , cancer , Ben Cardin

Sunday - 08/29/2010, 12:34pm EDT

Panel would share Fort Detrick information

Frederick County and Frederick officials will meet Thursday to discuss whether to form an advisory committee to review activities associated with the laboratories at Fort Detrick.


Tuesday - 08/24/2010, 12:31pm EDT

Army asked to find the depth of danger at Detrick

U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin sent a letter to the Department of Defense Monday asking the agency to look into contamination at Fort Detrick and devise a plan by Dec. 1 to remedy the situation.

Tags: Federal Drive , Army , Ben Cardin , Congressional Spotlight , Suzanne Kubota

Wednesday - 08/18/2010, 09:08am EDT

Detrick likely exposed man to Agent Orange, V.A. says

Gary Abram receives compensation from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for his military service-connected exposure to Agent Orange, a defoliant used in Vietnam that has since been linked to numerous health problems.

Tags: Gary Abram , Veteran Affairs , Agent Orange

Saturday - 08/07/2010, 12:27pm EDT

Cancer clusters near Fort Detrick investigated

Within a 2-mile radius, more than 400 families have been affected by cancer.

Tags: Randy White , Kristen Renee Foundation , Agent Orange , cancer , Kristen Hernandez , Michelle Basch

Thursday - 08/05/2010, 08:16am EDT

Father of cancer victim calls for Fort Detrick resignations

Randy White and his Kristen Renee Foundation took their fight with Fort Detrick to a new level Wednesday, calling for two employees to resign and announcing his cause had gained congressional interest.

Tags: Randy White , Kristen Renee Foundation , cancer , Area B , Chris Nidel , Frederick County Health Department

Thursday - 08/05/2010, 12:11pm EDT

Fort Detrick tested Agent Orange between 1946-1963

Researchers at Camp Detrick and later Fort Detrick tested Agent Orange and other herbicides used in Vietnam many times between 1946 and 1963, according to Department of Defense records.

Tags: Agent Orange , Department of Defense , Vietnam , Rob Sperling , Fort Meade , Fort Richie , Aberdeen Proving Ground

Thursday - 08/05/2010, 12:27pm EDT

A labor of love: USDA grows produce for local food bank

Employees at Fort Detrick's USDA lab are using their gardening skills to help the community, creating a People's Garden to grow produce for a local food bank.

Tags: USDA , Tom Vilsack , Frederick News-Post

Saturday - 07/31/2010, 12:28pm EDT

Event explores possible Detrick link to cancers

About 150 people gathered Saturday evening to learn more about cancer cases in Frederick and the possibility that a 1992 contamination problem at Fort Detrick's Area B is connected to the illnesses.

Tags: cancer , Kristen Renee Foundation , Fighting for Frederick

Sunday - 07/11/2010, 12:24pm EDT
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