F.E. Warren Air Force Base dates back to 1867 and was named after Francis E. Warren. It was initially an Army site and became an Air Force base in 1947. The base is currently home to the 90th Missile Wing, which oversees a variety of tactical missile operations.
The following chart outlines the toxins associated with this military location and the potential effects of exposure.*
|Battery Acids||Potential Effects||-||-||-|
|Ethylene glycol (antifreeze)||Potential Effects||-||Pancreatitis, Aplastic anemia, Acute tubular necrosis||-|
|Gasoline||Potential Effects||-||-||Fetal solvent syndrome/ Fetal Ethanol Syndrome|
|Solvents (misc.)||Potential Effects||Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, Contact dermatitis Irritant||Lung cancer||Vasculitis, Seizures, Rheumatoid arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis|
|Trichloroethylene (TCE)||Potential Effects||Acute hepatocellular injury (Hepatitis)||Scleroderma, Renal (kidney) cancer, Psychiatric disturbances, Lymphoma non Hodgkin's, Hepatocellular cancer (Liver cancer), Fetotoxicity (Miscarriage/spontaneous abortion; stillbirth), Decreased Coordination/ Dysequilibrium, Cirrhosis, Childhood Leukemias, Cardiac congenital malformations, Autoimmune antibodies, positive ANA, Arrhythmias||Trigeminal neuropathy, Testicular cancer, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Raynaud's phenomenon, Prostate cancer, Peripheral neuropathy, Pancreatitis, Pancreatic cancer, Oral clefts (cleft lip and palate), Neural tube defects/CNS malformations, Nephrotic syndrome, Multiple myeloma, Lung cancer, Low birth weight/Small for Gestational Age, Immune suppression, Hodgkin's Disease (lymphoma), Genitourinary malformations (includes cryptorchidism, hypospadias), Cognitive impairment (includes impaired learning, impaired memory, and decreased attention span), Choanal atresia, Cervical cancer, Brain cancer adult, Adultonset Leukemias, ADD/ADHD, hyperactivity, Acute tubular necrosis|
|Waste Oils||Potential Effects||-||-||Mycosis fungoides (cutaneous Tcell lymphoma)|
Other contamination including hydraulic fluid, coal ash, fly ash, and paint were found at this site. If you were stationed at F.E. Warren Air Force 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.