Premier U.S. Department of Defense all hazards command marks 18th anniversary

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Maryland – The U.S. military’s premier all hazards formation marked its 18th anniversary, Oct. 16. The 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives (CBRNE) Command celebrated its birthday early during a widely attended cake cutting ceremony, Oct. 14, Read More …

New Jersey: Gloucester County receives HazMat Vehicle through American Rescue Plan funds

National Preparedness Month is observed each September to raise awareness about steps individuals, families and communities can take to be ready for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time. Commissioner Denice DiCarlo, liaison to the Emergency Response Department, Read More …

Oregon: Close call with explosive material in Grants Pass

Southern Oregon Sanitation’s annual Hazardous Materials Drop-off Day could have gone off with a bang this year, Grants Pass Fire and Rescue officials said Saturday. A one-pound container of toxic material dropped off at the sanitation center along Redwood Highway Read More …

NATO Confirms To United Nations Use Of Depleted Uranium During Kosovo Conflict

GENEVA, 21 March (UNEP/HABITAT) — The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has confirmed to the United Nations that depleted uranium (DU) was used during the Kosovo conflict. But, according to the Joint UNEP/UNCHS Balkans Task Force (BTF), the information provided Read More …

Lightning Dragon Soldiers train to battle all hazards during large scale combat operations

FORT STEWART, Ga. – U.S. Army Chemical Corps Soldiers trained to keep troops in the fight following a chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear attack during large scale combat operations against a near peer competitor. The 83rd Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Read More …

Dogs in bomb-detecting harnesses help NYPD patrol the city

The New York City Police Department recently deployed new technology for the canine unit to help prevent terrorist attacks — and keep the Big Apple’s subway system safe. The technology is called TREDD, which stands for “Transit Enhanced Detection Dog.” Read More …

ANG/IG leads multi-agency CAMR training, exercise at Morris ANG Base

MORRIS AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Ariz. — The Air National Guard (ANG) Inspector General’s (IG) office led a 5-day training, known as a Counter CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear) All Hazards Management Response (CAMR) course, that culminated in an Read More …

USAID to continue helping Việt Nam with post-war dioxin decontamination, mine clearance

Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính had a meeting with Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Samantha Power in Washington DC on May 13 (US time), as part of his activities while on a working visit to Read More …

Dragon Masters prepare to tame all hazards during domestic response force training

FORT STEWART, Georgia – Highly specialized Soldiers from the 63rd Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) Company “Dragon Masters” trained for domestic response missions during an exercise on Fort Stewart, Georgia. The 63rd CBRN Company is preparing to serve on the Read More …