Fort Bragg

Base Background

Location Fort Bragg, North Carolina, United States
Years of Operation 1918-Present

Fort Bragg was established in 1918. At the end of World War I, the military transferred personnel and equipment from Camp McClellan in Alabama to what was then called Camp Bragg. At the beginning, the base focused on long-range weapon testing. Fort Bragg then became a testing center for airborne units during World War II. The base continues to support combat and humanitarian missions around the world.

Known Toxins

The following chart outlines the toxins associated with this military location and the potential effects of exposure.*

Toxin Potential Effects
Strong Good Limited
PFAS (Firefighting Foam) Potential Effects - - Testicular cancer, Renal (kidney) cancer, Prostate cancer

If you were stationed at Fort Bragg 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.