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February 19, 2016

Thousands sign petition to renew search for Fort Detrick cancer cluster

“Cancer took Linda Longenecker’s son and her father. It took Bruce Linton’s wife. And both of Valiree Stine’s parents. They all lived near Fort Detrick. Despite two state investigations that didn’t find a cancer cluster, years of failed lawsuits and denied claims, families — the Lintons, the Longeneckers, the Stines and many more — can’t shake the feeling that there’s more to the story.More than 5,600 people have signed a petition that asks Maryland’s U.S. senators to take another look at a possible cancer cluster near Fort Detrick.The petition was created about a month ago by Randy White, who leads the Kristen Renee Foundation. In the petition, White asks U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski, Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning and the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, U.S. Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Texas), to “clean the chemical repositories at Fort Detrick and compensate the affected.”White’s daughter, Frederick resident Kristen Renee White Hernandez, died of brain cancer at age 30 in 2008.”

Ft Detrick Cancer Cluster

Three extremely high power/high gain satellite communications antennas just inside the fence at Ft. Detrick


All microwave antennas undergo anomalous propagation (anaprop) and the radiation beam can refract/duct to the ground

Radar Power

If only 1% of the power from one of those antenna beams refracts to the ground it exceeds FCC safe guideline of 10 watts/ sq meter power density

Ft Detrick Antennas

View From Opossumtown Pike

View from Opossumtown Pike Rd. Antennas are only 1000 ft from road, which is less than the FAA safe distance for a pulsed radar of the same average power and gain.

Ft Detrick Antenna Layout



From → Biology, Geophysics

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