‘It’s too late for me’: Why dying veteran fights to end military burn pits
Published 11:11 am Monday, June 21, 2021
35-year-old retired Staff Sgt. Wesley Black has terminal colon cancer that his doctor says is linked to breathing in toxic fumes from burn pits used while serving in Afghanistan. CNN’s Brianna Keilar reports on the effort to end their use and protect US military service members.