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Military & Veterans Affairs Committee Luncheon/CLE: Burn Pits: Post-9/11 Veterans’ Agent Orange
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2/20/2020
When: 02/20/2020
12 - 1 PM
Where: Chester H. Ferguson Law Center
1610 N Tampa St.
Tampa, Florida  33602
United States


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1.0 CLE Credit (applied for)

Topics:

• Burn Pits - What was burned, what toxins were released, effects on veterans’ health
• VA Benefits - Legal hurdles and legislation to reduce them

Speaker:

Rocky Roodhouse is an advocate for BurnPits360, a national non-profit organization for veterans suffering from deployment-related toxic exposures.  Previously, he served in the U.S. Air Force as a personnel officer and a judge advocate.  Mr. Roodhouse retired in 2015 after thirteen duty assignments and five overseas tours, including deployments to Camp Bucca, Iraq, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM and to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM.  After retiring, Mr. Roodhouse earned a Masters of Law degree at Stetson Law School while establishing himself in the field of veterans law, representing veterans on disability compensation appeals before the Department of Veterans Affairs and U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.