Category Archives: facility

New Army soldier facility combines tech to sharpen soldier-squad lethality


FORT BELVOIR, Virginia — The Army is now running its Soldier Integration Facility, a kind of crossroads between the high-tech conceptual ways in which scientists go after warfighting problems and the different programs that actually build gear. Much like a race car garage, where mechanics might pull down high-engineering ideas to continually tweak cars for […]

New facility to treat TBI, PTSD opens at Eglin Air Force Base


A new facility at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida has opened to treat active-duty service members who’ve been diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury or post-traumatic stress disorder. This isn’t the first time the The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting service members with TBI or PTSD, has launched a […]

Kentucky facility finishes phase of chemical weapons destruction


RICHMOND, Ky. — A stockpile of Cold War-era projectiles carrying a deadly nerve agent has been destroyed in Kentucky, the first project of a new chemical weapons destruction plant to be completed. Officials at the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant have destroyed a stock of 8-inch projectiles that carried about 28 tons of GB […]