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#1 Jerrel

 
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Posted 16 December 2009 - 07:59 AM

http://salem-news.co.../marines_ro.php

Military Superfund Sites

Camp Lejeune and former MCAS El Toro are not the only military bases on the EPA Superfund list.

If you were stationed at any of the following bases, you may want to check the contaminants of concern and the related health effects.

Our government has no policy to inform veterans of their possible exposure to these contaminants and their health effects. You may even want to share this information with your medical care provider.

US Air Force

Air Force Plant #4 (General Dynamics) Fort Worth TX Air Force Plant 85 Columbus OH Air Force Plant PJKS Littleton CO American Lake Gardens/McChord AFB Tacoma WA Andersen Air Force Base Yigo GU Andrews Air Force Base Andrews Air Force Base MD Arnold Engineering Development Center (USAF) Tullahoma/Manchester TN Brandywine DRMO Brandywine MD Castle Air Force Base (6 Areas) Merced CA Chanute Air Force Base Rantoul IL Dover Air Force Base Dover DE Edwards Air Force Base Edwards AFB CA Eielson Air Force Base Fairbanks AK Ellsworth Air Force Base Ellsworth AFB SD Elmendorf Air Force Base Anchorage AK F.E. Warren Air Force Base Cheyenne WY Fairchild Air Force Base (4 Waste Areas) Spokane WA George Air Force Base Victorville CA Griffiss Air Force Base (11 Areas) Rome NY Hanscom Field/Hanscom Air Force Base Bedford MA Hill Air Force Base Hill AFB UT Homestead Air Force Base Homestead Air Force Base FL Loring Air Force Base Limestone ME Luke Air Force Base Glendale AZ March Air Force Base Riverside CA Mather Air Force Base (AC&W Disposal Site) Mather CA McChord Air Force Base (Wash Rack/Treatment Area)

Tacoma WA McClellan Air Force Base (Ground Water Contamination) McClellan AFB CA McGuire Air Force Base #1 Wrightstown NJ Mountain Home Air Force Base Mountain Home ID Norton Air Force Base (Lndfll #2) San Bernardino CA Pease Air Force Base Portsmouth/Newington NH Plattsburgh Air Force Base Plattsburgh NY Rickenbacker Air National Guard (USAF) Lockbourne OH Robins Air Force Base (Landfill #4/Sludge Lagoon)

Houston County GA Tinker Air Force Base (Soldier Creek/Building 3001) Oklahoma City OK Travis Air Force Base Travis AFB CA Twin Cities Air Force Reserve Base (Small Arms Range Landfill) Minneapolis MN Tyndall Air Force Base Panama City FL Williams Air Force Base Chandler AZ Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Dayton OH Wurtsmith Air Force Base Oscoda MI

US Army

Aberdeen Proving Ground (Edgewood Area) Edgewood MD Aberdeen Proving Ground (Michaelsville Landfill) Aberdeen MD Alabama Army Ammunition Plant Childersburg AL Anniston Army Depot (Southeast Industrial Area) Anniston AL Cornhusker Army Ammunition Plant Hall County NE Fort Devens Fort Devens MA Fort Devens-Sudbury Training Annex Sudbury MA Fort Dix (Landfill Site) Pemberton Township NJ Fort Eustis (US Army) Newport News VA Fort George G. Meade Odenton MD Fort Lewis (Landfill No. 5) Tacoma WA Fort Lewis Logistics Center Tillicum WA Fort Ord Marina CA Fort Richardson (USARMY) Anchorage AK Fort Riley Junction City KS Fort Wainwright Fort Wainwright AK Iowa Army Ammunition Plant Middletown IA Joliet Army Ammunition Plant (Load-Assembly-Packing Area) Joliet IL Joliet Army Ammunition Plant (Manufacturing Area) Joliet IL Lake City Army Ammunition Plant (Northwest Lagoon) Independence MO Letterkenny Army Depot (PDO Area) Franklin County PA Letterkenny Army Depot (SE Area) Chambersburg PA Lone Star Army Ammunition Plant Texarkana TX Longhorn Army Ammunition Plant Karnack TX Louisiana Army Ammunition Plant Doyline LA Materials Technology Laboratory (USARMY) Watertown MA Milan Army Ammunition Plant Milan TN Natick Laboratory Army Research, Development, and Engineering Center Natick MA New Brighton/Arden Hills/TCAAP (USARMY) New Brighton MN Picatinny Arsenal (USARMY) Rockaway Township NJ Riverbank Army Ammunition Plant Riverbank CA Rocky Mountain Arsenal (USARMY) Adams County CO Sacramento Army Depot Sacramento CA Savanna Army Depot Activity Savanna IL Schofield Barracks (USARMY) Schofield HI Seneca Army Depot Romulus NY Sharpe Army Depot Lathrop CA Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant Desoto KS Tobyhanna Army Depot Tobyhanna PA Tooele Army Depot (North Area) Tooele UT Tracy Defense Depot (USARMY) Tracy CA Umatilla Army Depot (Lagoons) Hermiston OR US Army/NASA Redstone Arsenal Huntsville AL Weldon Spring Former Army Ordnance Works St. Charles County MO West Virginia Ordnance (USARMY) Point Pleasant WV

US Coast Guard

Curtis Bay Coast Guard Yard Baltimore MD

US Navy

Adak Naval Air Station Adak AK Alameda Naval Air Station Alameda CA Allegany Ballistics Laboratory (USNAVY) Mineral County WV Bangor Naval Submarine Base Silverdale WA Bangor Ordnance Disposal (USNAVY) Bremerton WA Barstow Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow CA Brunswick Naval Air Station Brunswick ME Camp Lejeune Military Res. (USNAVY) Onslow County NC Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton CA Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station Havelock NC Concord Naval Weapons Station Concord CA Davisville Naval Construction Battalion Center North Kingstown RI El Toro Marine Corps Air Station El Toro CA Indian Head Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head MD

Jackson Park Housing Complex (USNAVY) Kitsap County WA Jacksonville Naval Air Station Jacksonville FL Marine Corps Combat Development Command Quantico VA Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany GA Moffett Naval Air Station Moffett Field CA Naval Air Development Center (8 Waste Areas) Warminster Township PA Naval Air Engineering Center Lakehurst NJ Naval Air Station, Whidbey Island (Ault Field) Whidbey Island WA Naval Air Station, Whidbey Island (Seaplane Base)

Whidbey Island WA Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek Virginia Beach VA Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station Eastern Pacific Wahiawa HI Naval Industrial Reserve Ordnance Plant Fridley MN Naval Security Group Activity Sabana Seca PR Naval Surface Warfare Center - Dahlgren Dahlgren VA Naval Undersea Warfare Engineering Station (4 Waste Areas) Keyport WA Naval Weapons Industrial Reserve Plant Bedford MA Naval Weapons Station - Yorktown Yorktown VA Naval Weapons Station Earle (Site A) Colts Neck NJ Navy Ships Parts Control Center Mechanicsburg PA New London Submarine Base New London CT Newport Naval Education & Training Center Newport RI Norfolk Naval Base (Sewells Point Naval Complex)

Norfolk VA Norfolk Naval Shipyard Portsmouth VA NWS Yorktown - Cheatham Annex Yorktown VA Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island SC Patuxent River Naval Air Station Patuxent River MD Pearl Harbor Naval Complex Pearl Harbor HI Pensacola Naval Air Station Pensacola FL Port Hadlock Detachment (USNAVY) Indian Island WA Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Kittery ME Puget Sound Naval Shipyard Complex Bremerton WA South Weymouth Naval Air Station Weymouth MA St. Juliens Creek Annex (U.S. Navy) Chesapeake VA Treasure Island Naval Station-Hunters Point Annex San Francisco CA USN Air Station Cecil Field Jacksonville FL Washington Navy Yard Washington DC Whiting Field Naval Air Station Milton FL Willow Grove Naval Air and Air Reserve Station Horsham PA Yuma Marine Corps Air Station Yuma AZ

#2 SANDMAN

 
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Posted 16 December 2009 - 01:26 PM

Thanks for the info , i did stints in Aberdeen Md and Camp pendleton. Just another thing on the list .

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Posted 17 December 2009 - 01:41 AM

I am suprised not to see NAS Fallon Nevada, and NAS Lemoore Ca. These are two of the most contaminated bases in the United States, bar none.

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Posted 05 January 2010 - 12:25 AM

I was stationed in the USCG at McClellan AFB and it was on this list. I lived on base and ever since I was there I had sinus problems and unexplained skin rashes. After reading about the health risks and effects, how do I link this to my conditions or change the outcome or try for an increase. Don't know if any of this caused neurological effects. I am 10% DDD, 10% Sinusitis.. Waiting on my tinnutis decision.

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Posted 05 January 2010 - 08:13 AM

This sentence was in the article:

For our military, dependents, civilian workers and in many cases those living near these bases, the volume of toxic chemicals in the soil and groundwater poses a serious environmental health risk.

When I was a dependent, I lived on Ft.Dix, NJ. I also lived right across the street from Ft. McClellan.

When I was on active duty, I lived at Ft. Meade, MD from 1990 to 1991. We frequently did PT at the airfield noted here as being contaminated with benzene. Also, I was initially diagnosed with asthma at Ft. Meade and that's when my health problems started. Nice.


Does anyone know if there is a list of contaminated overseas bases? I spent 10 years at various bases in Germany and a couple of years in Korea. I know some of the buildings I lived and worked in were built in the 40's, 50's, and 60's, before asbestos or other contaminants were recognized as being dangerous.

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Posted 08 January 2010 - 07:51 AM

I was stationed at Adak,Portsmouth and cecil field.I read the list.I just can't find the health related issues can I get some Help.I'm not to smart at most things in life

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Posted 08 January 2010 - 10:45 PM

I'm in the same boat.

Here's how I started looking into it by using the EPA web site and google:
1. Looked up each site where I lived or was stationed while in service or as a dependent.
2. Identified the contaminant site and it's known health effects
3. Identified the cleanup schedule, primarily to see if I was there when or after the contamination occurred.
4. Identified the type of contact I might have had with the contaminant
5. If specific locations at the sites were identified as being contaminated, I did a google map search to identify where the spills occurred.
6. Identified the possibility of buddy letters.

In this case, here's my approach:
1. Fort Meade, MD
2. Benzene in groundwater at a nearby named airfield on base. Benzene targets liver, kidney, lung, heart and the brain, is a known carcinogen, and can DNA strand breaks, chromosomal damage etc...
3. EPA site says cleanup started in 1991. I was on base from mid-1990 through the end of 1991. 4. We did PT there a lot. Exercises included sit ups, push ups, running, and general exercises. We would go there rain, snow, or shine to exercise.
5. My barracks and office were just a couple of minutes away from the old airfield.
6. I remember several buddies when stationed there. One of them came from a town a few hours from here. It almost seems like it would be worth a shot to send him an email to see how he is doing.

In the end, we still need to identify a link between exposure and current illnesses. I developed asthma and severe allergies while at the base. It came out of nowhere shortly after I arrived. Now I have atrial afib (controlled with medication), an atrial enlargement, and hypertension. How does one even start to approach this and how does it get claimed? I am maxed out on my allergy percentage. I have filed for an increase in my asthma too.

Anyone else have any other thoughts to share?

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Posted 27 January 2012 - 10:25 PM

I know Camp Legune and Atsugi Japan are now a base that the VA recognizes as environmental exposure, but their list seems to be missing a bunch of bases, based on the list below. Im interested in finding people that were stationed at any of the bases listed below especially Air Force bases that have since developed neurological symptoms or conditions like tremors or Parkinson's Disease. Also if you have filed claims due to exposures from these bases, what was the result? If you fit this criteria, please hit me up through the messages system above. Thanks

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Posted 28 January 2012 - 10:50 AM

The VA's Training letter on Contaminants at Lejeune is here:


http://www.hadit.com...ation-exposure/

and here is the first Camp LeJeune bad water veteran's award:


http://www.hadit.com...-lejeune-award/

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Posted 05 March 2012 - 01:47 PM

Hello Berta, Jerrel and others,

I am adding some new material that has relevance to our subject and also I would like to remind everyone that I have posted under Agent Orange Category here with other Chemical issues facing our troops and Vets. Thanks again for sounding the alarm and posting more information. Jerrel and I know what Fort Greely and Project 112 are about and have the physical diseases to prove the contact by our soldiers.

NEVER GIVE UP. God Bless, C.C.

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