Location: Minden, LA 71055
Years of Operation: 1941-Present
Camp Minden was established in 1941 as the Louisiana Army Ammunition Plant. This site served as an ammunition assembly plant. Camp Minden takes up a portion of this site and is run by the state’s National Guard. There is also an industrial complex present on the site, which the state uses for commercial activity. Some of the units present on the site include the 1083rd Transportation Company, 39th Military Police, and 122nd Air Support Operations Squadron.
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 Minden 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.