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National Guard Veterans Mesothelioma

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Asbestos Exposure in the National Guard

The Army National Guard and the Air National Guard of the U. S. are part of the reserve units of the Department of Defense [DOD].


National Guard Veterans received the same asbestos-containing equipment, products, and training as the U.S. Army soldiers. 


National Guard members were exposed to asbestos while performing their duties in war zones or from natural disasters.


The U. S. National Guard was founded in 1903 and evolved from a citizen militia into a reserve military fighting force. The National Guard serves alongside the Army and Marine Corps when fighting in wars.


The Army National Guard is called up for active duty by the state governors to help with civil unrest, domestic emergencies and hurricane, and earthquake disasters.


Asbestos in National Guard Buildings


The National Guard spent $1.5 million to renovate The Army National Guard Armory in Cape Girardeau, Missouri which revealed asbestos throughout buildings constructed in 1953.


National Guard veterans that served between 1940-1980 are at risk for developing Mesothelioma. 


There are approximately 25 million U. S veterans in the U. S. who were exposed to asbestos and are at risk of developing Mesothelioma cancer. The latency period for asbestos cancer to develop can be 10-50 years after your initial exposure. 


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

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National Guard Asbestos Exposure

Army veterans were exposed to asbestos in many ways during their service. Those at the highest risk are those who worked in the construction, repair, renovation or demolition of the thousands Army vehicles and bases containing asbestos. 


National Guard Veterans with the highest risk for developing Mesothelioma include:


Aircraft Mechanics

Artilleryman 

Boilermakers 

Civilian Contractors

Construction Workers 

Damage Controlmen 

Demolition Workers 

Electricians Mates 

Enginemen 

Infantryman

Gunners Mates

Machinery Repairman

Machinists

Maintenance Workers

Mechanics 

Metalsmiths 

Motor Pool Mechanics

Pipefitters 

Repairmen 

Servicemen

Soldiers

Technicians 

Vehicle Mechanic

Welders 


List of National Guard Ranks Exposed to Asbestos:


Privates

Private Second Class

Private First Class

Specialists

Corporals

Sergeants

Staff Sergeants

Sergeant First Class

Master Sergeants

First Sergeants

Sergeant Majors

Command Sergeant Majors

Sergeant Major of the Army


National Guard Officers:


Warrant Officers

Chief Warrant Officers

Second Lieutenants

First Lieutenants

Captains

Majors

Lieutenant Colonels

Colonels

Lieutenant Generals

Major Generals

Brigadier Generals

Generals

Air National Guard and Mesothelioma

The Air National Guard [ANG] is the Air Force militia part of each state's National Guard units.


The Air National Guard is stationed in the United States, Guam, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, and the District of Columbia.


Air National Guard is federally recognized in all 50 U.S. states.

What Causes Mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma is caused by exposure to asbestos materials and products. Mesothelioma is a rare and deadly type of cancer that develops in the lining of the lungs, stomach (abdomen), and the heart sac. When a person breathes, inhales or ingests microscopic asbestos fibers they can stay dormant in the body for 10-50 years before manifesting cancer symptoms.


Who is Most Likely to Get Mesothelioma?


The average age of a person diagnosed with Mesothelioma 69 years old. People most likely to get diagnosed with Mesothelioma have worked around asbestos did the laundry for a worker would have been exposed. About 3,500 people will be diagnosed with malignant Mesothelioma each year in the U. S., and more than 15,000 Americans will be diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease (asbestos lung cancer, asbestosis). 

5-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!

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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.

Air Force Mesothelioma

Air Force Veterans Mesothelioma Lawsuit Claims

Asbestos materials were used to build aircraft and construct Air Force bases.

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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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?

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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

Secondhand Exposure

Diagnosed Mesothelioma rates are higher among spouses of asbestos workers.

Mesothelioma Survival Rate

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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.