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    Re: U.S.A.F Member sick from CS Gas, gene Mutation &

    Posted by JOE on 4/06/11

    Here is my email...

    On 4/06/11, Joe wrote:
    > I was exposed to supposedly CS gas at a training facility in
    > Texas. We were locked in the chamber and forced to breath
    > the toxic fumes for probably about 2 minutes or so, not
    > being allowed to leave without stating rank and S.S. and
    > unit. The morning after exposure I was to fly out. On the
    > way to pick up my orders I was trying to walk straight and
    > kept going to the left my eyes were like they were crossed
    > and vision was blurred. I was sick for almost 8 months.
    > finally wearing P.T. as my uniform and being led outside the
    > barracks once or twice a week to get some sun. I went to
    > the base hospital daily and was given cups of water and told
    > that their was nothing wrong with me. A colonel after about
    > 5 months of this or so saw me being led outside by a
    > roommate and chewed out some captain in the E.R. After
    > probably 20 or more visits they gave me an I.V. and stated i
    > had other problems. "which I still don't understand". On
    > the 8 month of being like this on a medical hold, "thinking
    > I would be like this for ever and a lot of praying" I
    > finally felt a tiny fraction better and continued to get
    > better until I was once again myself. I continued on with
    > my schooling and after a year and a half was medically
    > discharged. I just turned 30 and was just diagnosed with a
    > gene mutation, compliment ch50, High lactic acid, had double
    > pulmonary embolisms and a large clot in my inferior vena
    > cava along with a list of other ailments. I am on 6
    > medications now and just had a filter put in by my heart. I
    > go to the VA and they tell me I am not a vet. So I have a
    > 600K bill at the local hospital and go to the doctors daily.
    > They are telling me because I was National Guard that I had
    > to file a workmans comp. from the state I was in and
    > deployed. However they are saying that the statutes of
    > limitation are up. I am very sick and can barely do
    > anything for myself any more.
    > I am wondering if anyone else has had effects from "CS" gas
    > or whatever it was. Also looking for an attorney to try and
    > help..... Please any info or other people with simular
    > effects let me know

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