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Air Force Veterans Mesothelioma


Air Force Veterans and Mesothelioma Cancer

The Air Force acknowledged the dangers of asbestos exposure in 1986 when they implemented the Asbestos GRADE system (Guidance for Rating and Assessing Damage and Exposure) to start asbestos abatement in USAF bases, aircraft, vehicles and buildings.rom 1940-1980. 

The Air Force acknowledged the dangers of asbestos exposure in 1986 when they implemented the Asbestos GRADE system (Guidance for Rating and Assessing Damage and Exposure) to start asbestos abatement in USAF bases, aircraft, vehicles and buildings.

There are approximately 25 million veterans in the United States. Veterans exposed to asbestos are at risk of developing mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. The latency period for asbestos cancer can be 10-50 years after your initial exposure. 

1 out of 3 veterans will develop an asbestos-related disease in their lifetime.

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Air Force Asbestos Exposure

Asbestos products onboard aircraft included brakes, vehicles, pipes, landing gear, cement, sealers, gaskets, cables, tubes, valves, electrical fixtures, wiring, pumps, heaters, paints, non-skid flooring, cockpits, mess halls, engine rooms, and sleeping quarters.

Air Force personnel most at risk include aircraft mechanics, boilermakers, electricians, enginemen, demolition workers, machinist mates, mechanics, metalsmiths, repairmen, pipefitters, ship fitters, technicians, and welders.

Asbestos Products used by the Air Force

Asbestos Products Us by the U. S. Air Force

Access Panels


Air Handling Systems

Aircraft Engines

Aircraft Stitching Wire

Ammunition Hoists

Asbestos Containing Parts

Asbestos Filters

Asbestos Suits

Blankets, Gloves, Boots

Block Insulation



Bulkhead Systems





Clutch Facing & Pads

Cockpit Heating Systems

Communication Systems 

Concrete Additives

Cockpit Heating Systems


Cooling Towers

Cords & Ropes

Cork Board

Deck Covering Materials



Electrical Insulation

Electrical Wiring

Engine Heat Shields


Fire Doors

Fire Resistant Clothes


Fireproofing Materials

Firewall Seals

Gas Masks




Gun Mounts

Heat Resistant Gloves & Suits

Heating Systems


Hot Water Pipes


Hydraulic Assemblies & Systems

Instrument Paneling

Insulating Materials

Jet Engines

Joint Compound



Packing Materials



Plumbing Systems

Propeller Assemblies

Protective Fire Retardant



Rivets & Rods

Seals & Sealants

Smoke Screen Generators

Sound Dampening Materials

Steam Pipes & Valves

Thermal Insulation

Torque Valves





Vibration Dampeners

Wallboard Joint Compound

Weapon Systems

List of Air Force Aircraft Built With Asbestos [1930-1980]

USAF Aircraft List

Attack Aircraft

Battlefield Airborne Communications Node


Cargo Aircraft

Electronic-Warfare Aircraft

Fighter Jet Aircraft


Multi-Mission Aircraft

Observation Aircraft

Passenger Aircraft

Reconnaissance Aircraft

Search And Rescue Aircraft

Surveillance Aircraft

Tanker Aircraft

Transport Aircraft

VIP Transport Aircraft

Weather Reconnaissance Aircraft

Air Force Helicopters

Attack Helicopters

Search and Rescue Helicopter

Training Helicopters

Utility Helicopters

Mesothelioma Statute of Limitations

Statutes of Limitations is the time a Mesothelioma victim has to file a lawsuit. 

The Statute of Limitations for Mesothelioma and asbestos exposure varies from state to state.

The Statute of Limitations for Mesothelioma begins when a person is either diagnosed or dies, not the date of their exposure.

An experienced Mesothelioma attorney can help you file a claim before your Statutes of Limitations expires.

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List of Duties - Army Asbestos Exposure

Assembling,  Binding,  Buffing,  Changing,  Chipping,  Cleaning,  Coating,  Covering,  Crushing,  Cutting,  Demonstrating,  Designing,  Developing,  Digging,  Dismantling,  Drilling,  Examining,  Filling,  Fitting,  Fixing,  Folding,  Measuring,  Mixing,  Modifying,  Mounting,  Moving,  Observing,  Operating,  Overhauling,  Packaging,  Grinding,  Helping,  Inserting,  Inspecting,  Instructing,  Investigating,  Laboring,  Lining,  Loading,  Painting,  Piling,  Pouring,  Prepping,  Pressing,  Processing,  Pumping,  Removing,  Repairing,  Replacing,  Sealing,  Servicing,  Setting,  Sorting,  Spinning,  Spraying,  Stacking,  Stamping,  Stripping,  Supervising,  Testing,  Training,  Trimming,  Troubleshooting,  Twisting,  Unloading,  Washing,  Weighing,  Welding,  Winding,  Wiring,  Working,  Wrapping   

30 Billion in Asbestos Trust Funds!


Veterans Mesothelioma Diagnosis & Asbestos Trust Funds

Asbestos manufacturers of products and materials have admitted fault and set up trust funds to compensate workers for their asbestos exposure. There are more than 30 billion dollars in asbestos trust funds for patients diagnosed with Mesothelioma cancer, asbestos lung cancer, and other asbestos-related diseases. If you know someone who has Mesothelioma, contact us to learn more about your legal rights for asbestos compensation.

Veterans diagnosed with  Mesothelioma have legal rights and may be eligible to recover compensation from negligent asbestos companies and asbestos trust funds. Get a free consultation from an experienced Mesothelioma lawyer to know if you have a valid legal claim today.

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Veterans and Mesothelioma

Navy Mesothelioma

Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Lawsuit Claims

Navy veterans account for 16 percent of all asbestos-related lung diseases.

Women Veterans

Women Veterans Mesothelioma Lawsuits

Nearly 1 in 4 Diagnosed Mesothelioma Cases Each Year are Women

Army Mesothelioma

Army Veterans Mesothelioma Lawsuit Claims

Asbestos was used in thousands of Army vehicles, brakes, gaskets and insulation.

Coast Guard Mesothelioma

USCG Coast Guard Veterans Mesothelioma Lawsuit Claims

The Coast Guard used the same asbestos-containing equipment as the Navy.

U. S. Marines Mesothelioma

US Marines Veterans Mesothelioma Lawsuit Claims

American Cancer Society report - Asbestos was found in old Marine Corps barracks.

Retired Veterans

REtired Veterans Mesothelioma Lawsuit Claims

There are 21.5 million living veterans that served in the U. S. military forces.

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Why You Need a Lawyer

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About 600,000 victims have filed claims for damage from their asbestos exposure. 

Mesothelioma Settlements

Mesothelioma Settlement Lawsuits

Asbestos companies have paid claimants more than $18 billion since the late 1980s.

Statute of Limitations

Mesothelioma Statute of Limitations

Each state has a strict statute of limitations to file your asbestos lawsuit.

Asbestos Trust Funds

Asbestos Trust Fund Mesothelioma Lawsuit Claims

Asbestos companies have paid claimants more than $18 billion since the late 1980s.

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Mesothelioma Medical Information

Mesothelioma Diagnosed?

Mesothelioma Diagnosed Mesothelioma Lawsuit Claims

Mesothelioma primarily diagnosed in Veterans between the ages of 55-75 

Mesothelioma Treatment

Mesothelioma Treatment

The 3 main treatments for Mesothelioma are: surgery, radiation and chemotherapy.

Mesothelioma Symptoms

Mesothelioma Symptoms

90% of Mesothelioma patients reported shortness of breath as their first symptom.

Secondhand Exposure


Diagnosed Mesothelioma rates are higher among spouses of asbestos workers.

Mesothelioma Survival Rate


Life expectancy for a mesothelioma patient is 12 – 21 months after diagnosis.

Asbestos Lung Cancer

Asbestos Lung Cancer Mesothelioma Lawsuit Claims

There is about 15,000 Asbestos-related cancers diagnosed each year in U. S.