Camp Smith was established in 1882 as Camp Townsend. The site became Camp Smith in 1919. This base consists of 1,560 acres of land, which is broken up into a variety of training areas. Due to the mountainous terrain at the site, service members use the land for tactical training in a variety of climates. There are also shooting ranges and simulation facilities at the base.
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 Camp Smith 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.