[ RadSafe ] Re: Soldiers Face Debilitating Diseases

John Jacobus crispy_bird at yahoo.com
Fri Feb 10 15:11:20 CST 2006

I, and I assume others, appreciate your sarcasm about
Iran and DU.

--- Susan Gawarecki <loc at icx.net> wrote:

> >
> >
> >She said the use of depleted uranium has to be
> studied because, as she put it, we're sending our
> best people into battle and their well-being must be
> the top priority. 
> >
> The military is the only job where a person is sent
> into a situation 
> with a high likelihood of death or serious injury. 
> This level of risk 
> wouldn't be tolerated in any civilian job in this
> country.  It amazes me 
> that DU exposure has become such an issue in light
> of the big picture, 
> especially since its use as a highly effective
> penetrator likely saves 
> soldiers lives.
> Another good reason why Iran shouldn't be enriching
> uranium - they would 
> then have the DU to turn into battlefield weapons
> that might ultimately 
> be turned on us.
> Susan Gawarecki

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MICHAEL D. GRIFFIN, NASA administrator.

-- John
John Jacobus, MS
Certified Health Physicist
e-mail:  crispy_bird at yahoo.com

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