Unique Chemical Compounds
The documents declassified by the Department of Defense show just under 400 different chemical compounds that K2 veterans were exposed to.
Greater Chance of Developing Cancer
According to a 2015 Army study; K2 veterans are now dying at an increasing rate, potentially due to this exposure.
Military Personnel Were Deployed to K2
While there were as many as 1,300 US Service Members at the base at any one time, there were also hundreds of aircrew members who were transient at the base from 2001-2005 who did crew rest (in 8-12 hour intervals) at the base.
Will Develop an Illness
A study of US Service Members that deployed only to Uzbekistan shows that over 75% have developed some sort of K2 related illness.