USAF Finds No Cancer Risk at Nuclear Bases

Investigation being made after multiple instances of cancer in military personnel.

The U.S. Air Force has been running an investigation, since the beginning of the year, regarding a peculiar number of troops who have been diagnosed with blood cancer at a Montana nuclear missile base.

U.S. Space Force Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Sebeck stated that approximately nine missileers who served at Malmstrom Air Force Base were diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma. In the following months, over 30 cancer cases at Malmstrom, F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Wyoming, Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota, and Vandenberg Air Force Base in California have also been reported.

“There are indications of a possible association between cancer and missile combat crew service at Malmstrom AFB,” Lt. Colonel Sebeck stated. The “disproportionate number of missileers presenting with cancer, specifically lymphoma” was concerning, he said. Officials have reported that no current risk factors have been found, though the review is ongoing.

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For Lt. Colonel Sebeck as he fulfills his role in the Space Force.
  • For wisdom for Defense Secretary Austin as efforts are made to determine what is causing USAF missileers to contract cancer.
  • For the health and wellbeing of the military personnel assigned to the affected bases.

Sources: ArmyTimes, AirForceTimes


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