Location: Fort McCoy, WI 54656
Years of Operation: 1909-Present
Fort McCoy was built in 1909 and is the only federally-operated Army installation in the state. This site includes 60,000 acres of land, which provides multi-terrain training for multiple military units. There are thousands of military personnel, civilians, family members, retirees, and contractors present on the base today.
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 the U.S. Army Reserve Fort McCoy 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.