Location: Lubbock, TX 79416
Years of Operation: 1941-1992
Reese Air Force Base opened in 1941 as a pilot training school. Until its closing in 1995, the base trained over 25,000 pilots on a variety of military aircrafts. The site is now the Reese Technology Center.
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 Reese 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.