U.S. Army Chemical Materials Activity Human Resources Specialist Linda Bryant enlisted in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) in May 1977. The WAC was disbanded in October 1978 and its members integrated with previous... More
From Left to Right- Brig. Gen. Andy Munera, Pamela Silcox, Spc. Dale Felker, Lt. Col. Jeffery Wilson and Command Sgt, Maj. Henney Hodgkins participated in the traditional cutting of the cake during the 20th CBR... More
Army EOD technicians from the 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives) defuse unexploded ordnance both on and off post across the nation.
Soldiers from the Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.-based 1st Area Medical Laboratory will set up laboratories to support Operation United Assistance, the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Army civilians from the 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives) cleared the way for an aerostat designed to track cruise missiles.
Soldiers from 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives) are participating in the 2nd Brigade Combat Team's Global Response Force mission training rotation at Fort Polk, La. (P... More
Soldiers from the 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives) are training for the Global Response Force mission at the Joint Readiness Training Center on Fort Polk, La., this m... More
Spc. Stephen Hair of the 71st Ordnance Group (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) makes his way through an "urban orienteering" exercise on Aberdeen Proving Ground during the 2011 20th Support Command (CBRNE) Soldier ... More
Jordanian officers listen as Capt. Robert Bone, the Chemical Response Team commander of the CBRNE Response Team, B / 110th Chemical Battalion (Technical Escort), explains to them about the capabilities of CBRNE... More
The Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System (EMARSS) provides a persistent Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (AISR) capability to detect, locate, classify, identify ... More
Lt. Col. James Parrack, chief, Weapons of Mass Destruction Element 4, responds to questions during a July 15 field capabilities demonstration to (from left) Gen. Bob Kehler, commander, U.S. Strategic Command; B... More
Team members from Nuclear Disablement Team 3, Maj. Bryan Potts (standing), Capt. Jay Ross (on phone) and Maj. Leif Hansen, plan a live radiation mission during the team’s validation exercise, July 24 – 28, at t... More
Industry Representatives visit the 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division motor pools at Fort Bliss, Texas, during the Army's first Industry Day in September 2011 to discuss the types of equipment and vehicles the b... More
Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald E. Orosz received the Legion of Merit medal from Brig. Gen. Leslie C. Smith in a ceremony Sept. 23 for his work over the past two years as top enlisted leader of the 20th Support Command (CBRNE).
Sgt. Lucas Applewhite, a 22nd Chemical Battalion (Technical Escort) EOD technician from Flagstaff, Ariz., carefully gathers samples in a simulated homemade explosives lab during a week-long Homemade Explosives ... More
World War II veteran Frank Cupp, a former technical escort soldier, talks to current technical escorts 1st Sgt. Rebeca Franco and Master Sgt. Terry Sykes, 22nd Chemical Battalion and Michael Rehmert (second fro... More
Staff Sgt. Maliek Kearney of the 22nd Chemical Battalion (Technical Escort) explains CBRNE response team equipment to Republic of South Korea Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Defense Command soldiers duri... More
Industry representatives visit the Communications Systems Design Center, which tests and evaluates the capabilities, equipment and integration of the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical, the Army's tactical... More
More than 300 industry representatives attended the NIE/Agile Process Industry Day, Jan. 11, 2012, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. Guests toured several labs including the Prototype Integration Facility shown h... More
Maj. Chad Lewis was promoted to Lt. Col. Jan. 17 in a ceremony at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. The presiding official was Brig. Gen. Leslie Smith, commander 20th Support Command (CBRNE), where Lewis is assigne... More
The highly-skilled Nuclear Disablement Teams of the 20th Support Command traveled to Aiken, S.C., to participate in the Able Palmetto exercise at Savannah River Site. During the scenario-based exercise, soldie... More
Sgt. Craig Anderson, 1st Area Medical Laboratory, checks specimens on the joint biological agent identification system. The medical laboratory technician from Thomasville, Ga., participated with his unit in tw... More
Sgt. Carlos Duncan, does a field tick drag as part of a scenario during a 1st Area Medical Laboratory field training exercise at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. “If it’s an environment sample we use a piece of mat... More
Brig. Gen. Leslie Smith, commander, 20th Support Command (CBRNE), provides remarks at the CARA assumption of authority ceremony April 13 at Aberdeen Proving Ground as new director Randall Bartley listens.
Marnie de Jong, an electrical engineer with the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, stands next to the Reusing Existing Natural Energy from Wind and Solar, or RENEWS, which she is helping t... More
Christopher Hurley, an electronics engineer with the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, holds a Polymer Conformal Battery while wearing a Soldier Wearable Integrated Power System within a ... More
Synchronized Fielding is the outcome of the Network Integration Evaluations and Agile Process, the Army's new approach to rapidly developing, acquiring and fielding integrated mission command capabilities. The ... More
The Tepua Hio Hio Polynesian Entertainment group performs a Maori dance with poi balls during the Asian Pacific American Heritage celebration, hosted by the 20th Support Command.
Prototype Integration Facility and other Army laboratories at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., support the Network Integration Evaluations, Agile Process and Capability Set development. The labs provide assessment... More
CERDEC demonstrated a proof of concept for a smart grid that could support tactical operations, this summer at its integrated capabilities testbed at Fort Dix, N.J.
The 20th Support Command (CBRNE) Commander, Maj. Gen. Leslie C. Smith (right), watches his new two star flag being unfurled by Command Sgt. Maj. David M. Puig (left) during his promotion ceremony Friday.
Maj. Stewart Hamblen, deputy, Nuclear Disablement Team 3, explains to Maj. Gen. Thomas Vandal, director of Army Operations, Readiness and Mobilization, how a detector called the Sodium Iodide Gamma Ray Scintall... More
A member of the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance community at Aberdeen Proving Ground volunteers to be a virtual judge for the eCYBERMISSION program at ... More
Members of the highly-skilled Nuclear Disablement Teams, a unit of the 20th Support Command (CBRNE), were given the opportunity to work with Department of Energy experts at the Nevada National Security Site in ... More
Brian Simmons reflects on the stories of his career shared by ATEC Commanding General Maj. Gen. Genaro Dellarocco (not pictured) during an emotional retirement ceremony Dec. 14 at Myer Auditorium on Aberdeen Pr... More
Walter W. Hollis looks on after Maj. Gen. Genaro Dellarocco, ATEC commanding general, and Command Sgt. Maj. Allen Fritzsching, ATEC command sergeant major, unveil a plaque bearing his name and photograph during... More
Lt. Col. Andrew Miltner, commander, 22nd Chemical Battalion (Technical Escort), presents a tribute to fallen CBRN soldier, 1st Lt. Daniel Johnson, during a memorial ceremony Jan. 17, at the Edgewood Area Chapel.
John Matthew Stover, a former NFL American Football placekicker, who played for the New York Giants, Cleveland Browns, Indianapolis Colts and 13 seasons with the Baltimore Ravens, visits the 20th Support Comman... More
Troops from the 48th CBRN Brigade monitor chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear equipment to detect any possible hazardous contaminants during a training exercise. Soldiers from the 48th CBRN Brigade H... More
Pfc. Horrace Opondo and Pfc. Michelle Knevitt, both preventive medicine specialists from U.S. Army Public Health Command teamed up to demonstrate maneuvers for their instructor, Staff Sgt. Sean Oliver during th... More
U.S. Soldiers with the 229th Army Band play for attendees prior to the 20th Support Command change of command ceremony at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., May 29, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Chris Bush/Released)
CBRNE Response Teams from the 22nd Chemical Battalion (Technical Escort) competed in a PMCS, or preventive maintenance checks and services, inspection on the Humvee June 5 and at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. So... More
During the "Network and Cyber" week of APG GEMS, students first learned about the complexities of computer networks and the countless steps required for just one email to be sent. In this activity, more than 30... More
Shawn Walsh, Ph.D., (left) Agile Manufacturing Technology team leader at Army Research Laboratory, and Mike Thompson, an ARL contractor technician, unfurl a lightweight ballistic material for integration into b... More
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Peter D. Utley, the commanding general of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC) passes the unit colors to Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald E. Orosz, left, the incoming senior enlisted lea... More
A test driver maneuvers through a test conducted at U.S. Army Aberdeen Test Center (ATC), demonstrating skills included in the test center’s vehicle familiarization and test course training program. Expertise g... More
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert J. Studstrup, 20th CBRNE ordnance technician, receives assistance with putting on the EOD bomb suit from his team member, Cpl. Christopher Mattox, Jan. 3, 2014, at Aberdeen Proving G... More
Col. Charlie Wells, PM DCGS-A, briefed TCIL Industry Day attendees Jan. 30 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. TCIL Industry Day attendees learned about capabilities being sought by the Army for inclusion in DCGS-A... More
Soldiers from the 55th EOD Company respond to unexploded military munitions in the national capital region and the states of Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Maryland.
The 20th CBRNE Command, the U.S. Department of Defense's only command that combats chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive hazards, marked its 10th anniversary Oct. 16, 2014. (U.S. Army photo ... More
A digital monitor prints out its report for an Army Reserve soldier of the 7221st Medical Support Unit, Newark, Del., Feb. 9, 2014, after measuring how he processes oxygen for 15 minutes at rest. Combined with ... More
Jill Smith, CERDEC director, gives Col. Ronald Jacobs a framed poster with photos from his career at his retirement ceremony March 14 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.
U.S. Army Soldiers with the 231st Chemical Company, Maryland Army National Guard, hurry from a UH-60 Black Hawk piloted by the 29th Combat Aviation Brigade, during training at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Md., Apr... More
U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Pierre Tedtaotao, a drill instructor with the United States Naval Academy, motivates a member of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Baltimore’s delayed entry program during RS Baltim... More
Staff Sgt. Andy Weiss, 79th Ordnance Disposal Battalion, instructs students on how to plan a disposal operation during a U.S. Army Central Explosives Training Center course May 22 through June 8 in Tajikistan. ... More
Teams conduct demolition operations during a joint force training exercise June 3 through 6 at San Clemente Island, Calif. The 20th CBRNE soldiers worked in conjunction with Navy personnel from Explosive Ordnan... More
Soldiers from the 22nd Chemical Battalion train on Fort Polk, La. In 2014, the 20th CBRNE Command began training with U.S. Army combat units at the National Training Center on Fort Irwin, Calif., and at the Joi... More
U.S. Army units from the 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives) and the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team are training on Fort Irwin, Calif., during Exercise Atropian Phoenix.
Soldiers from the 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives), train at the National Training Center on Fort Irwin, Calif., during Exercise Atropian Phoenix. The week-long exerc... More
The Fort Drum, N.Y.-based 725th EOD Company is supporting the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division training rotation at the Joint Readiness Training Center on Fort Polk, La.
Soldiers from the 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives) formed a CBRNE Battalion Task Force for the training rotation at Fort Polk with the 82nd Airborne Division's 2nd Br... More
Together with U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps and National Guard troops, personnel from the Federal Bureau of Investigations, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, U.S. Capitol Police, Washington Police, Baltim... More
Staff Sgt. David Nakasone from the 162nd EOD Company receives a cutlass for being the 1st Infantry Division Noncommissioned Officer of the Year during the Big Red One Reunion in Orange County, Calif. (Photo cre... More
Staff Sgt. Keith Thomas from the 52nd EOD Group participates in a land navigation test during the 20th CBRNE Command Best Warrior Competition on Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., July 22.
An energy savings performance contract at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, added a cooling tower to support two 750-ton chillers to operate 24x7x365 in a surety laboratory. The chiller is one element of the p... More
Army Under Secretary Brad Carson (left) meets 20th CBRNE Commanding General Brig. Gen. JB Burton at Aberdeen Proving Ground's Edgewood Area July 29. (Photo credit: Capt. Mathew Wharton, 20th CBRNE Command)
Soldiers from the 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives) are participating in an exercise that has brought together U.S. Army combat units from around the nation this month.
The 22nd Chemical Battalion (Technical Escort), 48th Chemical Brigade, 20th CBRNE Command displays a bomb suit at the capabilities demonstration on Aberdeen Proving Ground's Edgewood Area, Aug. 6, 2014.
U.S. Army Capt. Jonathan Glasscock (right) demonstrates the “move ahead” hand and arm signal during a casualty evacuation class at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., Aug. 8, 2014. Glasscock is an OCS platoon trainer... More
Capt. Rene Kallis and Capt. Martin Noorsalu, both members of the Estonian Air Force and previous Estonian exchange officers in the Maryland National Guard's 29th Combat Aviation Brigade, were presented with th... More
The 20th CBRNE Command has included chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive training into rotations for combat units preparing for unified land operations.
The 110th Chemical Battalion (Technical Escort) held an air training exercise with the 502nd Military Intelligence Battalion on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Pfc. Nathan Currie from the 756th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company rescued a woman from a submerged vehicle in Holbrook Pond on Fort Stewart, Ga. (Photo credit: Sgt. 1st Class Stephanie Widemond, 188th Infan... More
Retired Lt. Col. Charles Slimowicz, now a resident of Bel Air, Md., is proud that he served fellow with Soldiers in Vietnam. Known as Chas to his friends, Slimowicz was commissioned in 1965 after attending the... More
Richard Z. Miles, Southwest Asia liaison officer for Program Executive Office Command Control Communications-Tactical, briefs Governors Brian Sandoval, Nevada, Jay Nixon, Missouri and Bill Haslam, Tennessee Sep... More
Capt. Alex Madden, Capt. Tommy Artone, 1st Lt. Mike Woodmansee and U.S. Navy Lt. Darray Hartig came in second for the Army in the two-day Wilderness Challenge in Mindon, W.Va.
Maj. Felix Ortiz, executive officer of the 1st Area Medical Laboratory, salutes during the 1st AML's casing ceremony Oct. 27 on Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. (Photo credit: Sean Kief, Aberdeen Proving Ground)
Brig. Gen. JB Burton (right), commanding general of the 20th CBRNE Command, pins the Army Commendation Medal with a V for valor on former Spc. Chad Darrah near the former battleship USS North Carolina in Wilmin... More