Biak Training Center was originally established in the early 1980’s as a bomb shelter and night vision testing facility. In 1998, the Department of Defense transferred the site to the Oregon Army National Guard. Military personnel train on wheeled and tracked vehicles at this site.
The following chart outlines the toxins associated with this military location and the potential effects of exposure.*
|PFAS (Firefighting Foam)||Potential Effects||-||-||Testicular cancer, Renal (kidney) cancer, Prostate cancer|
If you were stationed at Biak Training Center 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.