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Colonel Sean G. Kirschner
Colonel Kirschner COL Sean G. Kirschner is a native of Sarasota, Florida and graduated as a Distinguished Military Graduate from Tulane University, New Orleans, LA with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.

His military education includes honor graduate of the Chemical Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Combined Arms Service Staff School, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and the National War College. He holds Masters Degrees in Management and National Security Strategy.

His awards and decorations include two awards of the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal, seven awards of the Army Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, two awards of the Army Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, four awards of the Army Achievement Medal, Ranger Tab, Parachutist Badge, the Joint Staff Identification Badge, and the Army Staff Identification Badge.

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Army Staff Sgt. Michael Caruso (center) as the ceremony that will award him a Purple Heart medal begins. Caruso‘s headquarters is at Fort Carson, Colo., but he‘s attached to the clinic at U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground, Utah. At left is Col. Dennis LeMaster, commander of Evans Army Community Hospital at Fort Carson. Right: Command Sgt. Maj. Theon Hart who oversees the Medical Department Activity (MEDDAC) unit at the Fort Carson hospital.

Nation‘s oldest military award presented to Dugway Soldier

More than six years after being wounded in Iraq, Army Staff Sgt. Michael Caruso received a Purple Heart medal Sept. 30, pinned to his chest by his Colorado commander.... Read More

Suddenly released from a 10-ton tank, chlorine gas flows among condemned shipping containers that replicate urban structures. Funded by the Department of Homeland Security, the JackRabbit II test at Dugway Proving Ground, Utah, produced data to help understand the dynamics of a chemical cloud released by intent or accident. Video capture by Dugway PG Test Support Division.

Chlorine Test Concludes Safely With Five Successful Trials

Years of meticulous planning, public meetings, engineering, environmental studies and other labors recently culminated in tests lasting minutes, to improve defenses against chlorine gas.... Read More

Chaplain (Maj.) Matthew Gibson, U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground‘s new spiritual leader knows from personal experience that building resilience is the key to strengthening one‘s ability adapt.

Life lessons on building resilience

Resilience is not a trait that people either have or do not have. It involves behaviors, thoughts and actions that can be learned and developed in anyone. But, it always helps to have a counselor, or a religious leader, close for guidance and... Read More

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