Location: Chambersburg, PA 17201
Years of Operation: 1942-Present
The military acquired the land for Letterkenny Army Depot in 1941, and the base started operations in 1942 with the arrival of the first ammunition shipment. This location soon became the largest employer in the county, focusing on ammunition storage and shipments. Today, the base provides repair and maintenance services for missile and defense missions.
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 Letterkenny Army Depot 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.