Joint Base San Antonio opened in 1917 as the South San Antonio Aviation Camp in 1917. Since then, it’s served as various types of military installations. In 2010, Fort Sam Houston, Lackland AFB, and Randolph AFB all combined as Joint Base San Antonio. Currently, the 502nd Air Base Wing is the main tenant on the site.
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 Joint Base San Antonio 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.