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To Safely Dispose of Chemical Weapons, The U.S. Army Has Developed Some Next-Level Tools

Posted by on Jun 1, 2017

As lethal as any conventional attack, compounds like sarin and the nerve gas VX also cause an alarming amount of pain and suffering, and have been frowned upon by international...

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Severe Weather

Emergency Preparedness for Individuals with Disabilities

Posted by on Jun 19, 2016

Top 10 List of Steps to Get Ready for Emergencies for Parents/Guardians of Children with Disabilities/Special Health Care Needs If you do nothing else to get ready, think about...

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Preparedness

Wildland Fires, Dry Conditions Create Hazards for Deer Hunters

Posted by on Nov 8, 2016

More than 300,000 Kentucky hunters preparing for this years deer season should be aware there are at least 22 wildland fires burning, many in southeast Kentucky, as drought...

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Plans and Tips

Heat Safety for People and Pets in Vehicles

Posted by on Jul 6, 2017

With the summer months upon us, now is the time to learn about the dangers of heatstroke and being trapped in a hot car. Learn how the temperature outside may affect the...

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To Safely Dispose of Chemical Weapons, The U.S. Army Has Developed Some Next-Level Tools

To Safely Dispose of Chemical Weapons, The U.S. Army Has Developed Some Next-Level Tools

Jun 1, 2017

As lethal as any conventional attack, compounds like sarin and the nerve gas VX also cause an alarming amount of pain and suffering, and have been frowned upon by international governing bodies since at least the late 19th century. But getting rid of lethal chemicals encased in explosive shells is no simple task. For decades, the U.S. simply buried or burned its...

10 Motorcycle Safety Tips Every Rider Should Know

10 Motorcycle Safety Tips Every Rider Should Know

May 20, 2017

There’s no denying that motorcycles are cool, fun and fuel-efficient. But it’s also true that riding a motorcycle is more risky than driving a car. The reality is, a crash as a motorcyclist is about 30 times more likely to be fatal than as a motorist, there are plenty of dedicated riders who are able to steer clear of accidents and enjoy their bikes without...

Chemical Weapons Convention systematic inspection a success

Chemical Weapons Convention systematic inspection a success

May 19, 2017

BLUE GRASS ARMY DEPOT, Ky.  Inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) visited the Blue Grass Chemical Activity (BGCA), located at Blue Grass Army Depot, Kentucky, May 12-17 to perform the systematic stockpile verification inspection, an annual process that has been taking place for 20 years. The inspection team assured...