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Depleted Uranium (DU) General Awarness Training



This training film is about 15min. in lenght.

Listen very carefully to what is being said and how it's being presented.

As you do also think of what is being left out.

Pay special attention to the cleanup procedures and precautions.

This link: DU Training Film , will bring up your Real Player with the Film.

The link in the title and HERE will take you to the site page where you can DownLoad either the 'Real Player' version or 'QuickTime' version.

Another Big Thanks to Eric, over at BushFlash for a great find and posting, bringing attention to this, as he does on so many other subjects of importance!

Originally posted to jimstaro on Sat May 20, 2006 at 11:16 AM PDT.

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  •  House Conservatives Cut $500M Off Vet Bill (1+ / 0-)
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    jimstaro

    House conservatives, rejecting protests from fellow Republicans who said they were depriving troops of needed support, stripped $500 million in military construction projects from a veterans spending bill Friday.

    http://news.yahoo.com/...

    Thinking globally and acting locally

    by aaraujo on Sat May 20, 2006 at 11:23:30 AM PDT

  •  Jim, could you explain (2+ / 0-)
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    Bob Love, jimstaro

    why the film is significant? Not everybody wants to download a film, and since you did you'll be able to explain what it reveals.

    Inconvenient News Doing my part to afflict the comfortable.

    by smintheus on Sat May 20, 2006 at 12:04:32 PM PDT

    •  You'd have to watch.... (1+ / 0-)
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      anniethena

      the Film.

      My Explaining, as I'm not an Educator, nor a Scientist, etc., would do no good.

      But will say, like every Education Film, it is spoken slowly so easy to remember what is said as it proceeds, than something similar is mentioned which should bring up questions of the previous statements.

      It a poorly put together Propaganda film, in my estimate, as it is similar to the Earlier Training/Information Films made about the 'Cold War' and 'Nuclear Disaster'.

      Which has me Still Wondering what the Hell my School Desk was going to protect me from, rather have the DuckTape of today, same same!!!!

      "Never again shall one generation of veterans abandon another."

      by jimstaro on Sat May 20, 2006 at 12:14:40 PM PDT

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      •  The first link.. (0+ / 0-)

        Brings up the 'Stream' of the Movie.

        The Site Link gives you the Downloads at
        Real Media (4.8 MB)
        QuickTime (8.7 MB)

        Also not being a Techy, myself, you'll have to decide if it's worth it to watch, but if you're Streaming anything already, it would be similar to that and probably less of a load.

        "Never again shall one generation of veterans abandon another."

        by jimstaro on Sat May 20, 2006 at 12:18:59 PM PDT

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  •  I'm on dial-up (1+ / 0-)
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    But I'm going to download it and watch it in a couple of hours.
    I've read some of the articles about DU, and once googled for images of Iraqi children likely affected by DU. Heart-breaking doesn't begin to describe it...

    Strange days indeed...most peculiar mama (WWJLD)

    by anniethena on Sat May 20, 2006 at 12:18:36 PM PDT

  •  Must flag (2+ / 0-)
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    jimstaro, anniethena

    this post with a comment.  I have several pictures of babies born in Iraq and Afghanistan for inclusion in a future diary.

    •  I'll be Looking... (0+ / 0-)

      For it, as long as it's posted later in the day.

      And feel Free to use this film, no need to link back to the Diary.

      intranets, over at ePluribus Media, left these two links:
      More reading on DU if you already haven't:

      Depleted uranium
      From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      Bibliography: Military Use of Depleted Uranium (DU)

      Of which I had already seen, along with much more, but others may not have, and if you haven't the information might come in handy in the report.

      "Never again shall one generation of veterans abandon another."

      by jimstaro on Sat May 20, 2006 at 01:06:17 PM PDT

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    •  You'll put a warning on that diary right? (1+ / 0-)
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      jimstaro

      Warning, extremely graphic and disturbing. Not for the faint of heart.

      Strange days indeed...most peculiar mama (WWJLD)

      by anniethena on Sat May 20, 2006 at 01:36:07 PM PDT

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      •  You're Right... (1+ / 0-)
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        anniethena

        About a Warning, but Remember, those who are participants in War Theaters, Military and Civilians, don't Live with Warning Notices!

        And People Have To Understand What We Do To Each In These 'Noble Causes{?}', Of Which There Is No Nobility or Righteousness, and Certainly No Higher Authority Condoning!!

        "Never again shall one generation of veterans abandon another."

        by jimstaro on Sat May 20, 2006 at 03:01:20 PM PDT

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