Location: Pensacola, FL 32509
Years of Operation: 1940-Present
Saufley Field was originally commissioned in 1940 as a training site for naval aviators. In the 1970’s, the site became a Naval Education and Training Program Development Center. Since then, the base’s main mission has been training and housing personnel from a variety of military and government organizations. Currently, this site is home to the Defense Finance and Accounting Service Financial Systems Activity, Defense Activity for Nontraditional Education Support, Bureau of Prisons, and more.
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 Saufley Field 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.