Is asbestosis an airborne disease?

Answer Asbestosis is caused by breathing asbestosis. Therefore, although it is caused by airborne particles of asbestos, it cannot be thought of as an airborne disease because it cannot be transferred per... Read More »

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Which unit is better for an aspiring Army Ranger the 101st airborne or 82nd airborne and why?

Honestly? There'd be little difference. If you wanted to go into Ranger Regiment, and felt you were up to the task, you'd enlist under a RIP contract, and go straight into a Ranger Battalion after ... Read More »

What are the causes of asbestosis?

Asbestosis is a disease caused by prolonged inhalation of asbestos fibers. These fibers build up in your lungs and scar the tissue there. Symptoms include chest pain, cough and breathing difficulti... Read More »

Is Asbestosis A Form of Lung Cancer?

Asbestos expsoure can cause a cancer by the name of Mesothelioma. It is a cancer that appears in the lungs. 99% percent of the time, this cancer is caused by asbestos. I am a respiratory therapist ... Read More »

What airborne divisions do you have now?

The only whole Airborne division is the 82nd. Although 101st still bears the Airborne tab above their unit insignia, they are not an airborne unit.