Location: Chesapeake, VA 23322
Years of Operation: 1940-Present
This site was established in 1940 and takes up over 2,500 acres. The base is used for Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP) under the control of Naval Air Station Oceana. The Navy and Marine Corps are both present on the base.
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 Naval Auxiliary Landing Field Fentress 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.