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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.
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:
Motor Pool Mechanics
List of National Guard Ranks Exposed to Asbestos:
Private Second Class
Private First Class
Sergeant First Class
Command Sergeant Majors
Sergeant Major of the Army
National Guard Officers:
Chief Warrant Officers
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.
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).
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
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.
1 out of 3 U. S. Veterans are Diagnosed with an Asbestos-Related Disease in Their Lifetime!
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