Gilbert Stuart Williamstown Portrait of George Washington

“The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional as to how they perceive the veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation.”

George Washington, 1789

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George Air Force Base Intro

Did the Department of Defense (DOD) misrepresent the nature and extent of the environmental contamination at the former George Air Force Base, CA, “EPA Superfund ID: CA2570024453″?  Yes.  In doing so, the DOD wasted in excess of $124,700,000.00(1) of the taxpayers’ money, and unnecessarily endangered the public, military personnel, and their family members.

By concealing the nature and extent of the contamination, and the complete exposure pathways to George AFB military personnel and their family members, the DOD defrauded the military personnel [Read More…]

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George AFB’s Children

I have received dozens of personal accounts about miscarriages, stillbirths, birth defects, and childhood cancers at George Air Force Base.  Here are some excerpts from these accounts: “When I arrived at the base [George AFB] in Oct 81, they told us during our inbrief that there was a high infant mortality rate and females should […]

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Is George AFB the Air Force’s Camp Lejeune?

Is the former George Air Force Base, CA, “EPA Superfund ID: CA2570024453, ″ the Air Force’s Camp Lejeune?  Yes!

Some people have asked why it is taking so long to get help for the families of George AFB.  My response is that the DOD is a formidable opponent with virtually unlimited resources.

At some point, senior management within the DOD made a decision that it was more important to cover up the problem at its contaminated bases than help the American Citizens that it harmed.   [Read More…]

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What can I do to get help for others and myself?

I was stationed at George AFB I think that my health problems are connected to the toxic contamination at George Air Force Base, CA, “EPA Superfund ID: CA2570024453.″ Request a complete and unredacted copy, printout, or export of your  military personnel, health, and medical records from the National Personnel Records Center. Contact a VA attorney or a service officer, and file […]

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Logo BOP No Deed – Transfer Document Is Not Public Information

Victorville Federal Correctional Complex

If you’ve got nothing to hide, you’ve got nothing to fear. The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) requires the Air Force to make full disclosure of known and suspected contaminants when the property is transferred.  Why are the Department of Defense (DoD), Air Force (AF), and Bureau of Prisons (BOP) blocking the […]

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George AFB HTRW Sites Lahontan RWQCB

George AFB’s Hazardous Toxic and Radioactive Waste Sites

Potential Contaminants of Concern at the former George Air Force Base, CA, “EPA Superfund ID: CA2570024453″ Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM), Aviation [Avgas], Benzene, Chlordane, Diesel, Explosives (UXO, MEC) [Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) / Munitions and Explosives of Concern (MEC)], Gasoline, Heating Oil / Fuel Oil, MTBE / TBA / Other Fuel Oxygenates, Munitions Debris (MD), Nitrate, Other […]

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Get Help

What can I do to get help for others and myself?

I was stationed at George AFB I think that my health problems are connected to the toxic contamination at George Air Force Base, CA, “EPA Superfund ID: CA2570024453.″ Request a complete and unredacted copy, printout, or export of your  military personnel, health, and medical records from the National Personnel Records Center. Contact a VA attorney or a service officer, and file […]

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Logo Welcome to George AFB

George Air Force Base Intro

Did the Department of Defense (DOD) misrepresent the nature and extent of the environmental contamination at the former George Air Force Base, CA, “EPA Superfund ID: CA2570024453″?  Yes.  In doing so, the DOD wasted in excess of $124,700,000.00(1) of the taxpayers’ money, and unnecessarily endangered the public, military personnel, and their family members. By concealing the nature […]

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Radioactive Waste Disposal at George AFB

US Government Reports, Letters, Personal Accounts, and Newspaper Articles Hq USAF survey letter – Radioactive Waste Disposal, Hq, SCN 71-28 – AF – February 1971  George AFB was notified by HQ USAF that its radioactive waste burial sites were to be accounted for, fenced off, and clearly marked. They were not. Burial of Radioactive Waste in the USAF – 15 March […]

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George AFB HTRW Sites Lahontan RWQCB

George AFB’s Hazardous Toxic and Radioactive Waste Sites

Potential Contaminants of Concern at the former George Air Force Base, CA, “EPA Superfund ID: CA2570024453″ Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM), Aviation [Avgas], Benzene, Chlordane, Diesel, Explosives (UXO, MEC) [Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) / Munitions and Explosives of Concern (MEC)], Gasoline, Heating Oil / Fuel Oil, MTBE / TBA / Other Fuel Oxygenates, Munitions Debris (MD), Nitrate, Other […]

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George Elementary School

George AFB’s Schools – Completed Exposure Pathways

The former George Air Force Base, CA, “EPA Superfund ID: CA2570024453″ was redeveloped under President Clinton’s expedited environmental cleanup “Fast-Track” and the EPA’s Brownfields program. The Adelanto School District operated two schools on George AFB.  Unfortunately, both schools remained open for about 10 years after George AFB closed in 1992. Harold H. George Visual & Performing Arts Elementary School was located at 17738 Nevada Avenue, Victorville, CA 92394. […]

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Domestic Water Supply Wells

Drinking Water – Completed Exposure Pathways

George Air Force Base’s contaminated drinking water provided a Completed Exposure Pathway (CEP) Supply wells → water → civilians, military personnel and their family members, and surrounding community This contaminated drinking water provided the following “Completed Exposure Pathways” Ingestion: Drinking water, cooking Dermal Contact: bathing, showering, swimming pool, occupational exposures Inhalation of volatile organic compounds (VOCs): showering, swamp coolers […]

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Burn Pits and Incinerators – Completed Exposure Pathways

The Burn Pits and Incinerators at George Air Force Base provided a Completed Exposure Pathway (CEP) Burn Pits and Incinerators → known carcinogens and respiratory sensitizers →  air → civilians, military personnel and their family members The Department of Defense (DOD) and Air Force failed to notify the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) of this potential exposure pathway for […]

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Industrial Waste – Completed Exposure Pathways

From 1965 to 1 December 1981, the Air Force dumped 5,578,400 gallons of industrial waste containing known carcinogens into the sewer at the former George Air Force Base, CA. This provided the following Completed Exposure Pathway (CEP): Industrial Waste → Sewer → Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) → STP’s Percolation Ponds → STP’s Percolation Ponds effluent (outflow) → Chlorinator → Golf Course Irrigation → Supply Wells for George […]

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Frank Vera

My name is Frank Vera. I was stationed at George AFB from 1973 to 1974, assigned to the 35th MMS, worked in the Gun Shop, and lived on base in the barracks.  I was discharged 15 months after arriving at George AFB. The last 8 months of service I was on duty restriction, hospitalized twice, […]

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George AFB’s Children

I have received dozens of personal accounts about miscarriages, stillbirths, birth defects, and childhood cancers at George Air Force Base.  Here are some excerpts from these accounts: “When I arrived at the base [George AFB] in Oct 81, they told us during our inbrief that there was a high infant mortality rate and females should […]

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Melissa Hensley

My name is Melissa Hensley my mother was stationed at George AFB in 1980-1983 so was my father. We lived in Victorville. My mom was a jet engine mechanic she was around trichloroethylene (TCE)  so was my father. My mother was diagnosed in 1981 with endometriosis and by God’s amazing grace got pregnant with me. She worked […]

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Rachel Grasty-Sheehan

My name is Rachel Grasty-Sheehan. My dad was stationed at George AFB from 1983 to  1989 my dad was an SP, and then he cross trained to Training Management after his back problem got too much for him.  We lived in the base housing. First on Massachusetts Circle and then Wyoming Court. I am not […]

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Bridgette Smith

My name is Bridgette Smith, and my father was stationed at George AFB from 1983- 1991. We moved to Wyoming Ct, off of the flight line, when I was 5 and moved off base when I was 12. As a child, I had constant colds and pneumonia. At 16, I was diagnosed with Coxsackie Virus, […]

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Air Force – Radioactive Waste – News

Radioactive waste buried at Biggs Airfield/Fort Bliss, TX stemming from Air Force maintenance activities involving nuclear weapons from the 1950s and 1960s. The specific quantity of maintenance waste buried is not known due to incomplete records. Bases with first generation nuclear weapon systems used the waste disposal methods that were in accordance with the Atomic […]

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Logo BOP No Deed – Transfer Document Is Not Public Information

Victorville Federal Correctional Complex

If you’ve got nothing to hide, you’ve got nothing to fear. The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) requires the Air Force to make full disclosure of known and suspected contaminants when the property is transferred.  Why are the Department of Defense (DoD), Air Force (AF), and Bureau of Prisons (BOP) blocking the […]

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SEC Charges Victorville and the SCLAA – News

California City, Underwriter Misled Investors, SEC Says U.S. regulators accused Victorville, California, and underwriters of lying to investors by inflating property values backing $13.3 million of municipal bonds to redevelop a closed air force base [George AFB] . …  latimes.com View: SEC Complaint – (PDF – 44 pages – 203 KB) SEC amends fraud complaint  Victorville Daily Press […]

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Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP) – DOE

Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP) DOE established the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP) in 1974 to remediate sites where radioactive contamination remained from Manhattan Project and early U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) operations. Legacy Management FUSRAP Sites U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sites Regulatory Framework: FUSRAP Program Information Freedom of Information […]

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National Personnel Records Center – News

“Workers there earn bonuses for completing more filings, and supervisors say some workers deliberately stash records to finish more quickly.” Scope of missing federal military records grows Kansas City Star A 2012 audit found that a file clerk at the National Personnel Records Center wrongly filed nearly three-fourths of 1,200 files. But in a recent memo, […]

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Air Force – Radioactive Waste – News

Radioactive waste buried at Biggs Airfield/Fort Bliss, TX stemming from Air Force maintenance activities involving nuclear weapons from the 1950s and 1960s. The specific quantity of maintenance waste buried is not known due to incomplete records. Bases with first generation nuclear weapon systems used the waste disposal methods that were in accordance with the Atomic […]

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SEC Charges Victorville and the SCLAA – News

California City, Underwriter Misled Investors, SEC Says U.S. regulators accused Victorville, California, and underwriters of lying to investors by inflating property values backing $13.3 million of municipal bonds to redevelop a closed air force base [George AFB] . …  latimes.com View: SEC Complaint – (PDF – 44 pages – 203 KB) SEC amends fraud complaint  Victorville Daily Press […]

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Photo of the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC)

National Personnel Records Center – News

“Workers there earn bonuses for completing more filings, and supervisors say some workers deliberately stash records to finish more quickly.” Scope of missing federal military records grows Kansas City Star A 2012 audit found that a file clerk at the National Personnel Records Center wrongly filed nearly three-fourths of 1,200 files. But in a recent memo, […]

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Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC

Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC – News

The DOD’s Modus Operandi (M.O.) – Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC The DOD lied to the public and local, state, and federal regulators and congress; withheld records; covered-up deaths that were the result of the contamination at Camp Lejeune; and forced the ATSDR to suppress information about the contamination, health problems, and deaths which […]

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Burn Pits – News

Virtually every military base in the United States used burn pits and incinerators (without an air scrubber to remove toxic chemicals).  Tens of Thousands of Americans were injured by this practice.  George Air Force Base, CA had several burn pits and two old style incinerators (without an air scrubber to remove toxic chemicals).  The known […]

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