Saufley Field

Base Background

Location 6490, Saufley Field Road, Pensacola, Florida, 32509, United States
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.

Known Toxins

The following chart outlines the toxins associated with this military location and the potential effects of exposure.*

Toxin Potential Effects
Strong Good Limited
PFAS (Firefighting Foam) Potential Effects - - Testicular cancer, Renal (kidney) cancer, Prostate cancer

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.