"I wish the EPA would be more forceful on what levels are acceptable," says Michigan Representative Sue Allor (R), whose district includes the decommissioned Wurtsmith Air Force Base
and the PFAS-contaminated township of Oscoda.
The field was renamed Wurtsmith Air Force Base
in 1953, in honor of a recently deceased Air Force general officer, Paul Wurtsmith, and shortly after became one of the northern tier of bases in the Strategic Air Command.
Wurtsmith Air Museum focuses on the history of the decommissioned Wurtsmith Air Force Base
, originally established as a soft-surface landing site for flyers from Selfridge Air Force Base.
He then flew the KC-135 at Wurtsmith Air Force Base
, Mich., and Plattsburgh Air Force Base, N.Y.
In addition to Rocky Mountain Arsenal and Newmark, the sites given false bills of health, at least with regard to the tested samples, included the Oakland Army Base (California), McGregor Naval Weapons Plant (Texas), Foster Air Force Base (Texas), Wurtsmith Air Force Base
(New York), Fitzsimmons Army Hospital (Colorado), and Bellows Air Force Station (Hawaii).
I was raised at Wurtsmith Air Force Base
, Mich., and I've seen the great gestures of the men and women in the Air Force.