• Was Your Base Exposed? A Guide to AFFF and Potential VA Claims

    Aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) was a firefighting agent extensively used at military bases across the United States for decades. Recent health concerns linked to the perfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) chemicals present in AFFF have prompted investigations into potential exposure risks for veterans.  Through this blog post, we will try and guide veterans who may have been exposed to AFFF during their service. The blog post is an outline of methods to determine potential exposure and provides essential information on navigating the Veterans Affairs (VA) claims process for AFFF-related health issues. Was Your Base Exposed? Since 1960, AFFF has served as a critical firefighting tool across numerous military installations. The firefighting…