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2010-09-02 15:10:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of ninth-grade students recently spent one of their few remaining days of summer vacation exploring cyber security, digital forensics and future careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) during a tour of the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC). The group of 19 Anne Arundel County students and their instructors toured the Center as part of the two-week Cyberwarrior summer...

2010-08-24 12:45:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees from the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center's (ECBC) Smoke and Target Defeat Branch, in support of the Joint Project Manager Nuclear Biological Chemical Contamination Avoidance (JPM NBC CA) Obscuration Team, recently hosted more than 50 interested parties during a "proof of concept" demonstration of futuristic, non-lethal battlefield capabilities at the Edgewood Arsenal's M-Field. The "performance test"...

2010-08-11 12:45:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC), the premier national resource for chemical and biological defense, announced that the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC) recently honored ECBC employees Jim Genovese and Shawn Funk for their contributions in transferring technology to the private sector over the past year. Genovese, a chemist within the Center's Engineering Directorate, was recognized for...

2010-07-19 14:12:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- James Valdes, Ph.D., the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center's (ECBC) Scientific Advisor for Biotechnology, was awarded a "Meritorious Senior Professional Rank Award" as part of the 2009 Army Presidential Rank Awards held recently. Valdes, along with 25 other distinguished career executives and senior professionals, was presented with the most prestigious recognition afforded to Army civilians during a ceremony at the Women...

2010-07-14 15:11:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Daniel Weber, of the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center's (ECBC) Research and Technology Directorate, was named the "2010 Engineer of the Year" by the Mid-Atlantic Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). Among Weber's accomplishments was the design and development of a unique 5-cm wind tunnel to investigate the release of highly toxic, chemical warfare agents from surfaces under controlled...

2010-07-12 08:00:00

BALTIMORE, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, the U.S. Army announced today that it has named the 2010 eCYBERMISSION national first-place teams. Managed by the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM) at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., the eCYBERMISSION program awarded more than $1 million to students from across the nation and in Department of Defense Education Activity schools overseas....

2010-07-01 12:26:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Staff members from the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center's (ECBC) Chemical Biological Application and Risk Reduction Business Unit (CBARR) joined representatives from the U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA) in celebrating the successful completion of the mission to destroy all non-stockpile materiel located at Pine Bluff Arsenal (PBA), Ark., during a ceremony held in June. CMA's Non-Stockpile Chemical Materiel Project...

2010-06-25 09:58:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph D. Wienand was officially appointed technical director of the U. S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC), the premier national resource for chemical and biological defense, June 20. He served as acting technical director after serving as the organization's Director of Program Integration since May. As technical director, Wienand is responsible for more than 1,800 Department of the Army civilians, soldiers and on-site...

2010-06-15 10:27:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoping to help meet the nation's increased need for a workforce experienced in homeland security and emergency preparedness, employees from the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) lent their support and expertise to the creation of a school that would prepare students for the professional needs of the current job market. More than two years later, ECBC volunteers and mentors from the nation's premier resource for...

2010-06-10 14:20:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC), the premier national resource for chemical and biological defense, announced today that the Baltimore Federal Executive Board (FEB) recognized six ECBC employees during its 43rd Excellence in Federal Career Awards program, held May 7 at Martin's West in Baltimore. The annual event recognizes federal employees for excellence in job performance during the previous year. "Gold,...


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