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Army names new officer to chemical operations

A former commander of the Pueblo Chemical Depot has been named director of stockpile operations for the Army agency that oversees storage of the nation's chemical weapons. The Chemical Materials Agency announced the appointment of Col. John J. Megnia on Monday. The agency is based at Aberdeen Proving Ground,...

3 years 10 months ago

Mustard agent leak isolated in Pueblo

An automated monitoring system detected a mustard gas leak inside an igloo at the Pueblo Chemical Depot Thursday. Specially trained personnel placed impermeable covers over the munitions pallets, then monitored the air inside. Prior to the start of the isolation operation, a charcoal filter was attached to the air...

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