Location: Starke, FL 32091
Years of Operation: 1939-Present
Camp Blanding opened in 1939 as a Florida National Guard training site. The site was then turned over to the U.S. military during World War II. During this time, the camp expanded and hosted nine infantry divisions. It also became a prisoner of war camp. Camp Blanding was then converted back into a state training facility following the war.
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 Camp Blanding 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.