In this episode, AFSO21 Radio, The Weekend Wrap-up host Kevin Ferrara speaks with Neil Hogan, former Air Force firefighter and retired DoD Chief Fire Officer who was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer in 2018.
Neil discusses how he was diagnosed with cancer, the impact it has on him and his family, and how the Veterans Affairs (VA) finally recognized his form of brain cancer, a first according to Neil and his doctors.
Nel addresses the need for legislation to be passed regarding PFAS and Federal Firefighters, for many like him, have been fighting to have their medical conditions recognized.
Links to topics mentioned during the episode
H.R.1174 - Federal Firefighters Fairness Act of 2019
S.1942 - Federal Firefighters Fairness Act of 2019
President Trump Spending Package for Brown's Firefighter Cancer Registry
Neil Hogan's NEXUS Letters (Scroll down on the linked page to access/download)
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