Moody Air Force Base opened in 1941, and about 4,000 service members were deployed to this location soon after. The base served as a pilot training center during World War II. Moody AFB continued training pilots through the 20th century, until officials changed the mission to search and rescue in 2001. Currently, the base is home to the 23rd wing, which includes the “Flying Tigers, combat search and rescue, and security forces.
The following chart outlines the toxins associated with this military location and the potential effects of exposure.*
|PFAS (Firefighting Foam)||Potential Effects||-||-||Testicular cancer, Renal (kidney) cancer, Prostate cancer|
If you were stationed at Moody 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.