Disaster Response and Preparedness


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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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

10 Motorcycle Safety Tips Every Rider Should Know

Posted by on 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...

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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...

McConnell: Budget Secures Resources to Benefit Kentucky

McConnell: Budget Secures Resources to Benefit Kentucky

May 16, 2017

The $1 trillion spending bill signed by President Donald Trump on Friday not only keeps the federal government open through September, it also includes additional money to pay for the destruction of chemical agents stored at Blue Grass Army Depot. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-KY, the Senate Majority Leader, announced the measure contains over $380 million for the...

How to Have a Safe & Happy Halloween with Kids

Face Facts: Masks can obstruct your child’s view, instead apply nontoxic face paints. Make sure oversized hats, helmets, or headpieces won’t interfere with their vision. Costume Cautions: Choose bright colors that make your child more visible in the dark. Any store bought costumes and accessories (masks, beards, wigs) must be labeled “flame...