Location: Grenada County, MS 38901
Years of Operation: 1942-Present
Camp McCain is a 13,000-acre training site that was established in 1942. The site was initially used as a bombing range, later becoming a maneuver training area and prisoner of war camp. The base is currently an Army National Guard training facility. They mainly focus on tank and artillery training, as well as general training operations.
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 McCain and later experienced adverse health effects, you may be eligible for compensation for conditions 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.