Clear Air Force Station spans over 11,438 acres in east central Alaska and was first built in 1949. In 1958, the Air Force built the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System. Since then, the base has focused on surveillance of ballistic missiles, both intercontinental and submarine-launched. Currently, the base houses the 13th and 213th Space Warning Squadrons.
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 worked on Clear Air Force Station and are experiencing 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.