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Msgt. Victor “Vic” Nabors

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 [Read More…]

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Misty Deming

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 [Read More…]

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Brian C.

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 [Read More…]

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Willis Parsons

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 [Read More…]

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M. Bynack

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 [Read More…]

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William M Sawyer

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 [Read More…]

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Carol Bachofner, previously Costello

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!

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Carl L Mitchell

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 [Read More…]

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Yvette Allen

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 [Read More…]

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Brigitte Leehr

My name is Brigitte Leehr (Jones), I lived on George AFB from 1976 – 1979.  I was a dependent child and we lived on base housing during those years. We were deployed to Lakenheath England in 1979 and within a few months I became ill [Read More…]