Location: Enid, OK 73703
Years of Operation: 1949-Present
Vance Air Force Base opened in 1949. The site focused on pilot training in the following decades, flying aircrafts like the T-38 and Beechjet T-1 Jayhawk. Today, the base is home to the 71st Flying Training Wing. They train Air Force Pilots and military officers, as well as members of the Air National Guard.
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 Vance Air Force Base 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.