Bog Brook Training Site is both a military installation and outdoor recreational area in Gilead, ME. This base is a joint training site with MTA Riley, comprising nearly 60,000 acres. The Maine National Guard runs training programs on the site, which includes helicopter pads, land navigation courses, and more. Local members of Maine’s Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program also use the land for training.
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 Bog Brook Training Site, you may be eligible for compensation for illnesses connected to toxic exposure.
*Effects are according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry unless otherwise noted.