05/31/19 Wesley Bunnell | Staff
A press conference was held Friday afternoon in Berlin by Senator Richard Blumenthal regarding the case of veteran Peter Antioho. Antioho claims exposure to burn pits in Afghanistan in 2012 have led to his 2018 diagnosis with a terminal brain cancer called glioblastoma multiforme. In addition to Antioho's case Blumenthal is pushing for laws to protect all veterans similarly exposed to burn pit fumes. Executive Director of CT Veterans Legal Center Liam Brennan, L, Senator Richard Blumenthal, veteran Peter Antioho and wife Amy Antioho. Liam Brennan is an attorney currently representing Peter Antioho with his claims.