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The Air Force Lied

This article might explain why the Air Force went from a fighter base (George AFB) with 360 days of flying weather to Idaho with 100 good days of good weather (Mountain Home AFB). Fighter pilots need lots of training and lots good weather. I understand doing winter training to be prepared, but not moving a [Read More…]

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Burn Pit Health Hazards Memo – AF

While this document outlines the health risks to those who were deployed to Balad AB (LSAA), it is relevant to the George AFB personnel and their family members. George AFB had several burn pits and two old style incinerators. The known carcinogens and respiratory sensitizers released into the atmosphere by the burn pits and incinerators present [Read More…]

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Exposure Pathways – ATSDR

Exposure Pathways Chemicals can be released into the soil, water or air from spilled or leaking containers, leaking landfills or dumps, through spraying, or released from smokestacks. These chemicals follow a pathway, or a route from the time of release to the point of human contact. When a substance enters the ecosystem where it is [Read More…]

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IRP Phase II – Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)

Newspaper Articles about SAIC found in the United States Air Force (USAF) Administrative Record (AR) for George Air Force Base. Date of search: 10 April 2011 – Source of data: https://afrpaar.lackland.af.mil/ar/ Errors Found in Soil, Water Tests at Base Judith Pfeffer 27 April1989 George AFB cleanup effort mishandled costs may rise Sam Atwood – 27 April 1989 [Read More…]

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Burial of Radioactive Waste in the USAF – AF

USAF Radioisotope Committee, “Burial of Radioactive Waste in the USAF,” Wright-Patterson AFB, 15 March 1972. Information contained in the report Page 2, paragraph 1 “Although a wide range of radioactive materials was buried throughout the Air Force, a majority of the waste volume could be divided into three categories. The first was electron tubes containing small [Read More…]

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Lost Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Records – EPA

EPA’s analysis of the report(s) Burial of Radioactive Waste in the USAF (1972 and revisions). Another recent example of the failure of records to maintain knowledge of waste burial operations pertains to low level nuclear waste buried on U.S. Air Force controlled land under the authority and purview of the AEC.22 This example in no way establishes [Read More…]

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Civil Cases – PACER

The United States Air Force (USAF) Administrative Record (AR) for George Air Force Base contains no information about following civil court cases. Date of search: 21 April 2011 Source of data:  https://afrpaar.lackland.af.mil/ar/   Civil Results Party Name Court Case NOS Date Filed Date Closed 1 George Air Force Base (dft) cacdce 2:1991-cv-06083 190 11/07/1991 01/29/1992 Adelanto City [Read More…]

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Laws, Executive Orders, and Legal Documents

Atomic Energy Act (AEA)  of (1946) 42 U.S.C. §2011 et seq. Created a category of classified information known as “Restricted Data” (RD).   Feres v. United States, 340 U.S. 135 (1950) Feres doctrine effectively bars service members from collecting damages from the United States Government for personal injuries experienced in the performance of their duties. It [Read More…]