Saturday, September 29, 2012

#Australian civilian #nurses demand #veteransrights

From 1964 to 1972, Australian civilian nurses served in Vietnam during the war. Now, suffering from the same kind of problems as the soldiers who served there, they say they want the same medical care and entitlements.

The nurses were part of surgical teams sent to Vietnam. They say they've suffered elevated rates of cancer, post-traumatic stress disorder and other conditions similar to those endured by military veterans.

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