This is a TODAY problem... exposure to the chemical which I suspect
is the cause of CFS, CFIDS, 'Gulf War Syndrome' ... and our troops
today along with moms and mechanics and those who paint ... in every
walk of life. *
Soldier Dies After Exhibiting Flu-Like Symptoms
Sgt. Clay Garton Reportedly Dies From
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The mysterious death of a
third soldier with North Carolina ties is
All three died from flu-like symptoms
after returning from overseas deployments
, according to a report by affiliate station
Sgt. Clay Garton's family says the Army veteran
after returning from overseas deployments.
Sgt. Clay Garton was a flight medic at Fort
Bragg. He spent 16 months in Iraq and returned
home in July. Then, he got sick.
His family said he had symptoms like the flu.
He fought it for three weeks, but his fever
soared to 106 degrees. The day after Christmas,
"They came out in five minutes and said,
'He's gone,'" said Duane Garton, Clay's
According to a preliminary autopsy report,
liver and spleen were swollen
. His wife said doctors told her he died from
It is the third
recent example of soldiers dying after
exhibiting flu-like symptoms
. Capt. Gilbert Munoz was a special forces
soldier at Fort Bragg who was deployed to the
Middle East. After he got back, he died from a
Sgt. Christopher Rogers was a reservist from
Raleigh. He went to Afghanistan. After he came
home, his temperature hit 109 degrees. His
widow, Windy Rogers, wonders whether he had what
"Chris was admitted with
. Whatever it was,
it shut all of his organs down -- shut
them all down
-- and I want to know what happened," she
This is what an acute exposure to 2-butoxyethanol would do. Could be
thing as SIDS
- the organs shut down, starting with the liver, and then the other
organs, and you stop breathing.
Most likely a symptom of acute
. If so, 'retic'
rate would have been very high. Red blood cells would
have been ragged and beat up. There would have been blood in urine.
wonder they couldn't fight infection
, their immune system was busy attacking THEM! What were they
doing 15 minutes before this all started?
I think transport equipment should include a set of goggles, and I
think if they compare notes, they will find an exposure to 2-butoxyethanol
or diethylene glycol monobutyl ether for each of these dear men.
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soldier Austin Lipps, 20, of Richmond- March, 2004
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is our Senator from New York? Hillary and her Staff
had 'flu-like' symptoms this month. I suspect the same health
concerns here. Could someone ask her to consider this?
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happened to Sue of Alaska?
chemical is no
respecter of persons
The harm of
2-butoxyethanol and diethylene glycol monobutyl ether has been unrecognized
for civilians and military alike for over half a century
For those who live depression,
grouchiness and headaches
go with 'the territory'
Other things this
chemical can do