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Francis Bahe, test control officer for the Combined Chemical Test Facility, sits on his horse Roy in arena November 7, 2016 at a horse arena on his property in Grantsville, Utah where he lives with his wife Laurie and their three daughters. Bahe cerebrates National Native American Month this year at the Indian National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nevada, for four days in November. Courtesy photo, Francis Bahe.

Native American Month: Francis Bahe keeps the Heritage alive

Every year in November, we, as a nation reflect on the contributions of our first Americans and how they shape our culture and character.... Read More

Six veterans from Cottage Glen Assisted Living in Tooele, Utah, attended the Nov. 11 Veterans Day observance that had three Soldiers from Dugway Proving Ground, Utah, speaking. Master Sgt. Russell Kruse, Sgt. Luis Guerrero and Sgt. Quoc Pham of the Dugway Health Clinic spoke with the residents and enjoyed apple pie and ice cream. Photo by Al Vogel / Dugway Public Affairs


Three Soldiers from Dugway Proving Ground visited Cottage Glen Assisted Living residents in Tooele Nov. 11 to honor the facility‘s veterans and observe Veterans Day.... Read More

Col. Sean Kirschner, commander of Dugway Proving Ground, gives Command Sgt. Maj. Montonya Boozier the Meritorious Service Medal before the Nov. 15, 2016 Change of Responsibility ceremony that replaced her with Command Sgt. Maj. Joe A. Bonds. Boozier will be assigned to U.S. Army Central Command at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina. Photo by Al Vogel, Dugway Public Affairs

Dugway welcomes new command sergeant major

An Army sword clicking into its sheath signaled the first official act of Dugway Proving Ground‘s newly installed Command Sergeant Major, during a Nov. 15 ceremony.... Read More

Jim Barnett, chief of the Physical & Environmental Branch of the Test Support Division at Dugway Proving Ground, Utah, stands before a High Speed Wind Machine used outdoors with water or sand to replicate heavy rain or a sandstorm. Dugway‘s mission is to test defenses against chemical, biological, radiological and explosives hazards, to include smoke or obscurant-producing devices. . Photo by Al Vogel, Dugway Public Affairs

Dugway chamber upgrades improve testing

When a Warfighter brushes the arctic snow off a smoke grenade, or activates a chemical agent detector under the desert sun, lives may be at stake.... Read More

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U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground is the nation's leading test center for Chemical and Biological Defense, conducting efficient testing and support to enable our nation's defenders, inter-agency partners and our Allies to counter chemical, biological, radiological, and explosives (CBRE) hazards.

Dugway Proving Ground provides unparalleled testing, evaluation, training and technical support while maintaining a world-class workforce, facilities and quality of life for our employees and their families.

Established: 1942
Location: Northwestern Utah
Size: 800,00 acres
Elevation: 4,500 -7,000 feet above sea level
Temperature: -15 to 105 degrees Fahrenheit

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