Location: Wahiawa, HI 96857
Years of Operation: 1909-Present
Schofield Barracks were constructed in 1909, and the base originally served as a mobile defense unit for the state and Pearl Harbor. The barracks suffered casualties and damage during the attacks on Pearl Harbor. Following the war, the base continued as a post for soldier strategy, chemical and biological defense training, and general defense of the island. Schofield Barracks are currently home to the 25th Infantry Division and United States Army Pacific Command.
The following chart outlines the toxins associated with this military location and the potential effects of exposure.*
|Trichloroethylene (TCE)||Immune system damage, kidney disfunction, respiratory issues, neurological effects, dizziness, behavioral changes, heart damage in unborn children (source, source)|
If you were stationed at Schofield Barracks and 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.