Location: Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027
Years of Operation: 1827-Present
Fort Leavenworth was built in 1827, and it remains an Army base and educational center today. It is also one of the oldest and largest National Historic Landmark Districts of the Army. The School of Application for Cavalry and Infantry opened at the base in 1881. This school then became the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.
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 Leavenworth, you may be eligible for compensation for health conditions connected to toxic exposure.
*Effects are according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry unless otherwise noted.