The Killeen Daily Herald continues to report about the potential health hazards to military personnel deployed and others who worked in areas with airborne toxins from burn pits, oil fires and desert sandstorms.

Here is the updated list of stories:

Posted Dec. 22, 2018

Posted Oct. 28, 2018

Posted July 28, 2018

Posted June 23, 2018

Posted June 16, 2018

Posted June 9, 2018

Posted June 7, 2018

Posted June 7

Posted June 6, 2018

Posted June 2, 2018

Posted May 19, 2018

Were you affected?

If you believe you may have been affected by exposure to airborne toxins and open burn pits while deployed during the Gulf War Era and are willing to tell your story, please contact reporter David A. Bryant at or 254-501-7554. Please ensure you provide your name and a reliable means of contacting you.


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