Location: Rapid City, SD 57702
Years of Operation: Early 1900’s-Present
Camp Rapid is an installation of the South Dakota Army National Guard. The base originally started as a SDARNG summer encampment in the early 20th century, but it became a permanent installation in the 90’s. West Camp Rapid includes a variety of training facilities, such as obstacle courses.
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 West Camp Rapid 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.