Location: Marietta, GA 30067
Years of Operation: 1943-Present
Dobbins Air Reserve Base was established in 1943 as Marietta Army Airfield. The US Army Air Force used the base during World War II, but the site was transferred to the Georgia National Guard and Air Force Reserve following the War. It was renamed Dobbins Air Force Base in 1950 and Dobbins Air Reserve Base in 1992. This base is currently home to the 94th Airlift Wing, focusing on organizing and training personnel for war and emergency response.
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 Dobbins Air Reserve Base 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.