Location: Great Falls, MT 59405
Years of Operation: 1942-Present
Malmstrom Air Force Base was constructed in 1942 as Great Falls Army Air Force Base. Several air and bombardment groups trained at the base starting in World War II. Following the war, this site became a hub for supply transportation to the northern Pacific and Alaska. The site became an Air Force base in the late 40’s, continuing training operations throughout the 20th century. It officially became Malmstrom AFB in 1955. This site is currently home to the 341st Missile Wing.
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 Malmstrom 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.