Location: Powell Butte, OR 97753
Years of Operation: 1980’s-Present
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)||Increased cholesterol|
Reproductive, developmental, liver, kidney, and immunological issues in laboratory animals. Tumors in animals. (Source)
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.