Naval Air Station Meridian

Base Background

Location 255, Rosenbaum Avenue, Meridian, Mississippi, 39309, United States
Years of Operation 1961-Present

This base was commissioned in 1961 as the Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Naval pilot training was among the main missions of the base, and the location became a full Naval Air Station in 1968. Military personnel on the base continue to produce aviation and technical training today. There are several units on the base that provide training, aviation, physical, and personnel support.

Known Toxins

The following chart outlines the toxins associated with this military location and the potential effects of exposure.*

Toxin Potential Effects
Strong Good Limited
PFAS (Firefighting Foam) Potential Effects - - Testicular cancer, Renal (kidney) cancer, Prostate cancer

If you were stationed at Naval Air Station Meridian and later experienced adverse health effects, you may be eligible for compensation for health conditions connected to toxic exposure.

*Effects are according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry unless otherwise noted.