New Video Features Vets Sharing Camp Lejeune Contamination Stories

From the 1950s onward until the late ’80s, military members, their families and civilian personnel based aboard Camp Lejeune were unknowingly exposed to decades of toxic water contamination.

High risk levels of benzene, TCE and PCE could be found in a variety of water sources on base.  Imagine drinking it, showering in it, cooking with it, swimming in a pool with it, or training in it!  That was the reality for many, including these vets who now face lingering health issues as a result.

View this new video just released from First Coast News:


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A 20-year veteran of media, marketing, non-profits and entrepreneurship, Gavin P. Smith leads Civilian Exposure, a non-profit assisting civilians and veterans exposed to U.S. military contamination; the Keta Foundation, a collaborative foundation dedicated to mitigating modern slavery through economic improvement projects in Africa; and Gavin Consulting, a network of virtual experts serving global clients; He is also a former member of the CDC/ATSDR Camp Lejeune Community Assistance Panel. Mr. Smith holds a Master of Global Management with distinction (Beta Gamma Sigma) from Thunderbird School of Global Management, an MBA from The College of William & Mary Mason School of Business and a BA in History from Wake Forest University.

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