The New Boston Air Force Station opened in 1959 as an Air Force Satellite Control Facility. In 1964, the Air Force Space Command took control of the base. The base continues to be one of the eight Air Force Satellite Control Network Tracking stations in the world and is home to the 23rd Space Operations Squadron. Much of the 2,600-acre site is undeveloped and open for recreation.
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 New Boston Air Force Station 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.