Security (S&B/CBRNE) Magazine

Summer 2017

Security & Border Protection and CST & CBRNE Source Book, published jointly, concentrate on WMD response, NGB training, counterterrorism, and border security

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PG 16 Maximizing the Toxicity Coefficient Glove box allows Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) to conduct in-depth toxicology research on a larger scale. By ECBC Public Affairs PG 18 Spinning Hi-Tech Thread Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) scientists are working to incorporate chemical agent protection into Army combat uniforms. By ECBC Public Affairs PG 20 Ushering in a Training Renaissance Recent decades have seen a rise in school and mass shootings in the U.S. The Department of Homeland Security is working to prepare us for the next one. By Adam Reading PG 24 Proving Out the Chem-Bio Hazard CST & CBRNE spoke with Adam Rogers, Chief, Chemical Test Branch Chemical Test Division, Dugway Proving Ground (DPG), regarding efforts in chem bio testing, contamination avoidance, decontamination, and substance identification. PG 26 Virtual Border Protection Expanding U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground (YPG), AZ, a weapons systems and munitions testing facility, also tests equipment essential to electronic security fencing along the Jordanian border. By Chuck Wullenjohn PG 8 Measuring Force Security Through Energy U.S. Army Program Executive Office PEO Combat Support and Combat Service Support (PEO CS&CSS) is leveraging energy-saving solutions for integration into Forward- Operating Base (FOB) operations. By Jake Tucker and Theresa Koehler MITIGATING THE MARITIME THREAT Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), Dahlgren, VA, recognized the need for heightened chemical, biological, and radiological (CBR) readiness to maintain mission effectiveness. By Steve Anthony 4 Features SUMMER 2017 SECURITY & BORDER / CST & CBRNE LEADERSHIP PERSPECTIVE COMMAND PROFILE BORDER FOCUS 26 Bert Evans Sensor Systems Test Branch Lead U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground 24 Cover: U.S. Soldiers assigned to 22nd Battalion, 48th Chemical Brigade, move to their next target during the Dragon Fire training exercise at the nuclear power plant, Satsop, WA. Dragon Fire is a bilateral excercise between the 48th Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear (CBRN) Brigade and the German Bundswehr CBRN Defense Command. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Derrick Maragh) Departments 2 22 28 Insights Tech Update Ad Index/ Calendar of Events 12 Mr. Doug Bryce Joint Program Executive Officer for Chemical and Biological Defense DoD's full-spectrum office for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) capabilities Adam Rogers Chief Chemical Test Branch Chemical Test Division U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground ECBC SPOTLIGHT Summer 2017 | S&B / CST & CBRNE | 1

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