Location: Anchorage, AK
Years of Operation: 1955-2011
The Kulis Air National Guard Base was built in 1955 and was first home to the 144th Fighter-Bomber Squadron. This base deployed pilots and other air fighters throughout conflicts of the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Military personnel on the base were involved in disaster relief following events like the Good Friday Earthquake in 1964 and the flooding of the Chena River in 1967. The 176th Wing of the Alaska Air National Guard was the last unit present on the base before its closing in 2011.
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 or worked on Kulis Air National Guard Base and have experienced adverse health effects, you may be eligible to compensation.
*Effects are according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry unless otherwise noted.