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Karen O.

Hi, my name is Karen. I came across Frank Vera’s sites quite by accident, and I must say I was stunned by what I read. I was stationed at GAFB for just 19 months, from Sept. 1974 – May 1976. I lived in one of the barracks on base, although [Read More…]

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Kandi W.

My name is Kandi W., I moved to George Air Force Base in 1988. My husband Brian and I lived there until 1991. Before moving on base, and we lived in Adelanto for a year and a half then moved to Victorville for a year. My husband was in the [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 one younger sister.  My dad [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 and was diagnosed with cancer [Read More…]

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Annette

My dad was stationed there GAFB in 70 – 73, I was 13 and up. I had a total hysterectomy with endometriosis and bilateral mastectomies for breast cancer. I have been ill for many years and many of my family have been ill. Long story

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Terri Kristl Crooks

Terri just set a precedent by winning her Department of Veterans Administration (DVA) claim for service connected health conditions associated with her exposure to toxic chemicals at George AFB. She had a repeated and prolonged exposure to chlordane and other organochlorine pesticides (“OCPs”) that were used as herbicides, insecticides, termiticides, [Read More…]

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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 [Read More…]

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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 [Read More…]

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Suzanne Mounce-Arena

My name is Suzanne Mounce-Arena – I was stationed at George AFB from 1986-1991- 35th 20th AMU weapons F-4 I lost two pregnancies [miscarriage] at the base, had to get a hysterectomy in my 20’s, ulcerative colitis, depression, hypertension, graves’ disease (autoimmune), graves ophthalmology (autoimmune), heart problems, emphysema, COPD…….plus more. [Read More…]