History of Camp Lejeune
U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina was established in 1942. In 1982, the Marine Corps discovered specific volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in the drinking water provided by two of the eight water treatment plants on base. Learn more.
If you are a former resident, employee, and/or retired Marine and Naval personnel who was stationed at Camp Lejeune from the 1950s through 1985 and suspect exposure to VOCs, find answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the water contamination situation at Camp Lejeune.
Read a timeline of public health activities at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina here.