Location: Kelly St., Montgomery, AL, 36112
Years of Operation: 1910-Present
The Maxwell Air Force base is located in Montgomery, AL on the site of a former Wright Brothers flight school. The Gunter Annex opened as a separate station and was consolidated under Maxwell in 1992. Currently, Maxwell-Gunter is home to the 908th Airlift Wing, 42nd Air Base Wing, and the Headquarters Operations and Sustainment Systems Group. The base is a center for professional military education.
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 at Maxwell-Gunter and are experiencing 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.