My father (Msgt. Victor “Vic” Nabors) was stationed at George in the early 80’s. He was an aircraft mechanic. He passed away in 2011 after a 5-year battle with squamous cell cancer, COPD, pneumonia, and a pulmonary embolism. He also had hearing issues which I attribute to jet fuel and engine noise. He was exposed [Read More…]
My name is Misty Deming. My father, (Jamie Deming) retired as E-6 Master Instructor, Electronic Warfare, was stationed at George Air Force Base from 1980-1989. I was conceived and delivered at GAFB, and we lived in GAFB Family Housing until I was 6. My father passed away a few months ago from esophageal cancer. Before [Read More…]
I was stationed at George AFB as a crew chief in the 21st TFS from 1986-1989. I lived in the base dorms. After five months of symptoms and visiting several dentists, an ear nose and throat doctor, a neurologist, and an oral surgeon, I was finally diagnosed in April of 2015 with stage 4 cancer [Read More…]
I was diagnosed with MS in 1998 after years of strange illnesses. It is my belief, after research, that this is caused by environmental conditions that weaken the bodies circulatory system, allowing passage of viruses or bacteria into the cerebral fluid cause the body an autoimmune response. This may have been caused by the problems [Read More…]
My name is Willis Parsons. My dad (TSgt Franklin A. Parsons) was stationed at George AFB, and we lived at 313 Montana St. in base family housing from Oct 1973 to Sept 1976 when he retired. I have two older brothers, one older sister, and one younger sister. My dad had a bad heart and [Read More…]
I was stationed at George from 88 until it closed. Two years after I left my youngest daughter was diagnosed with a rare thyroid cancer normally associated with radiation exposure and had to have her thyroid removed and hasn’t had any other problems. Both of my daughters had thyroid issues after we left, but only [Read More…]
I WAS THERE FROM 1956 T0 1958 I HAVE COPD ALSO TREMORS I WAS IN THE 327 FIS
I was stationed at George from may 77 to Nov80 and lived in the barracks. Due to the heat drank a ton of water all time from community water fountains. Should I be concerned? Thru the years I have had periods of blackouts and have had problems controlling my urinal and bowel movements. Outside of [Read More…]
My name is William M Sawyer. I was stationed at GAFB from 85-88. I was in perfect health and had no cancer in my family. At 20 years old I got stage three cancer that spread from my testicle to both of my lungs. If there is any proof of contaminants in the water, I [Read More…]
I was stationed at GAFB from 1966-1969. I was married and my wife had two miscarriages and a stillborn baby during that time.
Lived on George 78 to 81 .have had mystery illness ever since. They sprayed my house all the time. For ants. The water used to be shut off with no warning constantly my kids played in the dirt bathed in the water, inhaled the toxic air.
I was a military wife at George AFB from 1984-1988. We lived on Montezuma Way in Adelanto and later on 10th Street in Victorville. I miscarried at 9 weeks in 1985 and gave birth to a stillborn daughter at 20 weeks in 1986. She was born with massive cystic hygromas on her neck. I wanted [Read More…]
1975- 1977 in base housing and daughters in base schools until 1979; prior husband prostate cancer; children with melanoma and various respiratory issues, skin cancer, and leukemia for me and a cluster of thyroid issues in the whole family!
I was stationed at George AFB. from November 81-April 1984. 35th TFW 20th AMU as a Crew Chief. In the last 2 1/2 years I have been diagnosed with glaucoma, central retinal vein occlusion, and celiac disease. My daughter was born in 1989 with congenital deafness. I am also hypothyroid – diagnosed just after retirement [Read More…]
I was stationed at George from 1967 until July 1970. Recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS).
I lived on George Air Force Base as a child from 1980 to 1984 and have tons of the listed ailments and my family does as well. My brother was also born there around 1981 and has had multiple health problems all his life…I wonder if this is worth looking into…I just remember playing in [Read More…]
My name is Stephanie and my husband was Carl Mitchell who served at George AFB during the years of 1972-1976. He served with 35th Field Maintenance SQ (TAC) as an Aerospace Ground Equipment Repairman. He died in 2010 from Tumor Lysis Syndrome after a 12-year fight with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Carl always felt the base had [Read More…]
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Two memories stand out to Terrine Crooks from her arrival at George Air Force Base in the summer of 1980. One is the sense of apprehension she felt at seeing for the first time the broad, flat, barren expanse of the base on the skirt-tails of the Mojave Desert. “I was like, ‘oh my God.’ [Read More…]
My name is M. D. I was an AF wife at George AFB for 7 years, late 1968 through late 1975. We lived in Adelanto through most of my first pregnancy. I nearly miscarried in the 6th month and spent at least 1 week confined to bed at the base hospital. After my first son [Read More…]
My name is Martin Rigg, I was stationed at George Air Force Base from 1971-1972 and lived in the enlisted barracks across the street from the Airman’s Club. I worked in the 35th CES Fire Department George AFB CA and I just recently learned about the nuclear waste on the base. As part of my [Read More…]
Several dozen people from George AFB have told me that the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) is NOT releasing their military and medical records. Parents have NOT been able to get their children’s medical records from George AFB Hospital, and this includes autopsy reports and death certificates from the NPRC. Adults who were born at [Read More…]
My name is Yvette Allen, I lived on George as a dependent from 1973 to 1982 we lived on Montana Street we drank plenty of water, played in the dirt and took lots and lots of baths in that water. My mother got Cancer first Lung Cancer she was in remission twice but during one [Read More…]
Frank Vera III GeorgeAFB.Info BaseFamilyHousing.Info PO Box 1313 Jamestown, CA, 95327-1313 Phone: 209-782-4541 28 February 2016 By Email: Aycock.Mary@epamail.epa.gov Mary Aycock EPA Site Manager George AFB US EPA Region 9 Mail Code SFD 75 Hawthorne Street San Francisco, CA 94105 415-972-3289 Re: George AFB’s Atmospheric Nuclear Weapons Testing Radiological Decontamination Centers Ms. Aycock: With the [Read More…]
My name is Lisa McCrea, I arrived at GAFB a normal, healthy woman in 1987 but, certainly didn’t leave that way. I suffered a horrible miscarriage with my first pregnancy and nearly died at 4 months pregnant.I was one of the women sent home to bleed out. I had to have emergency surgery to stop [Read More…]
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George AFB Aerial Photos Frank Vera – FOIA EPA – 09-FOI-00500-11 8/22/11 Doc Date Author / Auth. Org. Addressee / Addr. Org. Title / Subject Doc ID # 1/23/1953 Environmental Protection Agency – Environmental Monitoring Systems Laboratory Oversize aerial photos (4): George AFB, 19 x 19, b&w, 1 in = 1000 ft, w/overlays (AP case) [Read More…]
Citation Nr: 1453486 Decision Date: 12/04/14 Archive Date … www.va.gov/…/1453486.txt United States Department of Veterans Affairs … records from George Air Force Base Hospital through the National Personnel …. loading barrels of toxic substances at George Air Force Base in 1963-1967. Citation Nr: 1214799 Decision Date: 04/24/12 Archive Date … www.va.gov/…/1214799.txt United States Department of [Read More…]
Citation NR: 9600086 Decision Date: 01/18/96 Archive Date … www.va.gov/…/9600086.txt United States Department of Veterans Affairs Entitlement to service connection for residuals of diabetes mellitus. … 1952, he contacted his next duty station, George Air Force Base in Victorville, California, … Citation Nr: 1411687 Decision Date: 03/20/14 Archive Date … www.va.gov/…/1411687.txt United States Department of Veterans [Read More…]
Decision Date: 08/28/95 Archive Date: 01/16/96 DOCKET … www.va.gov/…/9516441.txt United States Department of Veterans Affairs Service medical records show that the veteran was evaluated for infertility in 1974 and … George Air Force Base, California and 621st TCF, Buttbach/Weisbaden, … Google search accessed on 8 February 2016: George AFB and Infertility
Citation Nr: 1453486 Decision Date: 12/04/14 Archive Date … www.va.gov/…/1453486.txt United States Department of Veterans Affairs Entitlement to service connection for residuals of prostate cancer to include as …. records from George Air Force Base Hospital through the National Personnel … Citation Nr: 1201404 Decision Date: 01/13/12 Archive Date … www.va.gov/…/1201404.txt United States Department of Veterans [Read More…]
Citation Nr: 1333330 Decision Date: 10/23/13 Archive Date … www.va.gov/…/1333330.txt United States Department of Veterans Affairs … lacquers, naphthalene, TCE cleaning fluids, battery acids, cleaning solvents, … at George Air Force Base in California from December 19, 1966 until July 24, … Google search accessed on 8 February 2016: George AFB and Trichloroethylene (TCE)