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More than 4,000 sailors, Marines to deploy Saturday aboard USS Arlington and other ships

ABC 13 News Now NORFOLK, Va.  — More than 4,000 sailors and Marines serving in the USS Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group are scheduled to depart for deployment Oct. 3. Kearsarge and USS Arlington are deploying from Naval Station Norfolk, and USS Oak Hill is deploying from Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek – Fort Story.

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9/11 Heroes Face Death as Dysfunctional Congress Lets Zadroga Act Expire

Cameron Joseph, Jennifer Fermino NY Daily News Nick Poliseno is 37, but has the health problems of someone more than twice his age. Three years after being diagnosed with the same respiratory disease that killed 9/11 hero James Zadroga, the former Ground Zero worker worries about who will care for his wife and two kids when […]

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Editorial: Rescue the 9/11 Heroes by Permanently Extending the Zadrogra Act

NY Daily News A national disgrace befalls America at midnight Wednesday at the expiration of legislation authorizing compensation and medical care for rescue and recovery workers sickened by their Ground Zero service after 9/11. The expiration of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act forces health centers that treat 33,000 to prepare for closure […]

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