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Water Contamination at Camp Lejeune

Water Contamination at Camp Lejeune Master Sergeant Jerry Ensminger was straight out of Central Casting in Hollywood. He was a tough Drill Instructor, who molded thousands of young men and woman into Marines. But no amount of training prepared Ensminger for a battle he never envisioned; a battle with his own Marine Corps and the Department of Defense. The soldier's daughter died of leukemia at 9 years old and Ensminger eventually came to believe that tainted water at Camp Lejeune was the cause of her illness and those of countless others. For decades he has fought for justice and now his story is told in the documentary Semper Fi: Always Faithful. We'll meet Ensminger, and one of the filmmakers to hear this incredible story. Guests Rachel Libert - Co-Director and Producer, Semper Fi: Always Faithful Master Sgt. Jerry Ensminger - Former Drill Instructor at Camp Lejeune and activist Add and read comments