Location: 1 Hughes Ave. Bellemont, AZ 86015
Years of Operation: 1942-Present
The Arizona Army National Guard Camp Navajo was established in 1942 as Navajo Ordnance Depot. Originally, the base served to ship and store ammunition in support of troops in the World War II Pacific Theater. It’s mission later shifted toward training operations. The base continues to serve as a training site for the National Guard, as well as a command center and storage facility.
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 worked or were stationed at Camp Navajo and have 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.