Hancock Field Air National Guard Base

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Location 6001, East Molloy Road, Mattydale, New York, 13211, United States
Years of Operation 1941-Present

Hancock Field is located in the Syracuse, NY area and is home to the 174th Attack Wing. The site was first established during World War II. The unit’s main focus is the operation of Remotely Piloted Aircrafts. They also perform intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions, as well as ground support operations.

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 Hancock Field Air National Guard Base 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.