Location: Augusta, GA 30905
Years of Operation: 1941-Present
Fort Gordon was established during World War II as Camp Gordon, serving as a training base for multiple Army divisions. In 1948, officials opened the Signal Corps Training Center on the site. The base was renamed Fort Gordon in 1956, becoming a permanent Army installation. A military police school was also present on the base. Currently, the base trains signal and ordnance soldiers.
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 Gordon 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.