Fort Hunter Liggett first opened in 1941, and it’s primary function was the testing and evaluation of Army and Marine Corps weapons systems. The site was transferred to the Army Reserves in 1991. Currently, the fort’s main purpose is armored task force and aviation training. The diverse terrain presents ideal conditions for military training, as soldiers can prepare for a variety of conditions. This location is the Army Reserve’s largest training center.
The following chart outlines the toxins associated with this military location and the potential effects of exposure.*
|PFAS (Firefighting Foam)||Potential Effects||-||-||Testicular cancer, Renal (kidney) cancer, Prostate cancer|
If you were stationed at Fort Hunter Liggett and 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.