The Pentagon is Not Fully Tracking Lead, Asbestos in Its Privitized Housing, Report Says

Task and Purpose by Max Hauptman

National – Despite the well-publicized prevalence of mold, lead paint, and other unsafe health conditions among private military housing units in recent years, the Defense Department appears to be experiencing issues when it comes to actually monitoring how widespread those problems have become. A recently published report from the DoD’s Inspector General’s office found that the Pentagon does not adequately track if the conditions of privatized housing adversely impact the health of U.S. service members and their families. For the full text, click here