Back in 2010 I posted a few stories on the possible health hazards soldiers were getting exposed to in Iraq and Afghanistan as a result of the burning of hazardous and medical waste. See here and here, for example. Two years later, I reported on an $85 million verdict against a military contractor for negligently exposing soldiers to a cancer causing toxin. See here.
The issue is now back in the news. NPR has posted a story here, or you can listen to it below by pressing the play button.