Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point was established as a training base during World War II. The site primarily focused on Marine training and anti-submarine warfare. This location continues to support a variety of Marine units, including the Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron Mission, Combat Logistics Company 21, and Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training.
The following chart outlines the toxins associated with this military location and the potential effects of exposure.*
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If you were stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point 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.