Location: Alexandria, LA 71303
Years of Operation: 1942-1992
England Air Force Base opened in 1942 as the Alexandria Municipal Airport. Soon after, the site became the Alexandria Army Base. The original mission of the base was to train bombers and fighter jet pilots, as well as complete aircraft maintenance. It was named England AFB in 1955 and officially closed in 1992.
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 England Air Force 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.