Location: Fort Bragg, NC 28310
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.
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 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.