Location: Marana, AZ 85653
Years of Operation: 1986-Present
Silverbell Army Heliport opened in 1986 and currently houses the Western Army National Guard Aviation Training Site, among other units. The Arizona Army National Guard manages the 160-acre site. Aviation training is the main purpose of the base, as the site trains about 300 pilots each year.
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 military personnel or a civilian training or working at Silverbell Army Heliport, and you 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.