Location: Lackland AFB, TX 78236
Years of Operation: 1941-Present
Lackland Air Force Base was established near San Antonio during World War II, but the site is now part of the Joint Base San Antonio. This site is an Air Force Basic Military Training facility, making it a highly populated military center. It’s currently home to the 802nd Mission Support Group.
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 Lackland Air Force 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.