Location: Marietta, GA 30060
Years of Operation: 1941-Present
Air Force Plant 6 opened in 1942 near Dobbins Air Force Base. This manufacturing plant focuses on the fabrication and assembly of large military aircraft. Activity at the site went up during the 50’s and 60’s in particular, increasing employment during the Cuban Missile Crisis and the preparation for the Vietnam War. The plant currently develops the C-130J Hercules, F-22 Raptor, and more. Air Force Plant 6 is owned by the U.S. Air Force and operated by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics.
The following chart outlines the toxins associated with this military location and the potential effects of exposure.*
|PFAS (Firefighting Foam)||Increased cholesterol|
Reproductive, developmental, liver, kidney, and immunological issues in laboratory animals. Tumors in animals. (Source)
If you worked at Air Force Plant 6 and later experienced adverse health effects, you may be eligible for compensation.
*Effects are according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry unless otherwise noted.