(El Toro Marine Air Station in California, Camp Lejeune Marine Corps base in North Carolina, Fort Detrick Army base in Maryland, etc.)
At Camp Lejeune, reports indicate a higher "incidence of cancers (including at least 53 cases of male breast cancer)" and "many children born at the base suffered birth defects and illnesses." Women living at or near the base "had unusually high miscarriage rates." For many years government official denied any link or knowledge of a problem. Nice way to treat our service men, women and their families, right?
Now Maryland officials are warning that certain cancers (bone, liver and endocrine) are appearing at a high rate in young people living near Fort Detrick. It is believed that the dumping of Agent Orange at the base may be related to the increased cancer incidences.
Agent Orange, a chemical defoliant, is manufactured by Monsanto.
Read the full article from Salem-News.com:
Abnormal Cancer Rates at Fort Detrick Tied to Monsanto's Agent Orange