Naval Base Kitsap is located at the site of the Bangor Naval Submarine Base. While Naval Base Kitsap was established in 2004, the military has operated installations at the site since 1891. Currently, the base supports Naval fleets operating across the West Puget Sound. It’s also home to nuclear powered submarines.
The following chart outlines the toxins associated with this military location and the potential effects of exposure.*
|Hexahydro (RDX)||Potential Effects||-||-||-|
|Trinitrotoluene (TNT)||Potential Effects||Cirrhosis, Acute hepatocellular injury (Hepatitis)||Steatosis (fatty liver), Methemoglobinemia, Coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, atherosclerosis, Aplastic anemia||Menstrual disorders, Erectile dysfunction, Abnormal sperm (morphology, motility, and sperm count)|
If you were stationed at Naval Base Kitsap or the former Bangor Naval Submarine 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.