Jul 03, 2017
Productivity is important for any business success, but sometimes employees are so overwhelmed by personal or behavior problems that they can‘t perform at their highest level. Stress, substance abuse or other personal problems can lead to being less productive. Not being able to focus during work can in turn can lead to absenteeism and high health care costs. But no Dugway employee has to manage life‘s challenges without help.
Dugway Proving Ground‘s Mission Installation Contracting Command was presented the Utah District Office Small Business Administration Contracting Office of the Year award, May 30 at the MICC conference room in the administrative area of English Village.
Dugway Proving Ground observed its first Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month observance, June 15 at the Dugway High School Auditorium.‘
What does it take to make a woman strong?‘ There‘s a lot of free advice out there to help women merit the qualities of a strong woman:‘ Stand up for yourself. Believe in you. Keep challenging yourself. Take care of you.
Jun 05, 2017
Authenticity flew in from the east during a recent chemical agent exercise, when a University of Utah Health Care AirMed helicopter entered Dugway‘s restricted airspace to participate in a chemical contamination exercise. The Chemical Accident or Incident Response and Assistance ‘was coordinated by Dugway‘s West Desert Test Center for auditors and observers from the Department of the Army Inspector General‘s office.
May 15, 2017
For the fourth year, Dugway Proving Ground will invite developers, manufacturers and users of chemical and biological agent detectors to learn how well their systems perform in a series of authentic trials against simulated agent.
Apr 05, 2017
In 2015, the Department of Defense issued the Initial Capabilities Document for Contamination Decontamination, identifying what worked, and what was needed, after a chemical attack or incident.
Mar 22, 2017
Dugway Proving Ground has some surprising ties to a few people who gained fame or distinction. If you use GPS, enjoy Washington-made wine or watched the 2017 Academy Awards, you‘re a little closer to Dugway.
Mar 21, 2017
For more than 14 years, a contingent of United Kingdom Royal Air Force Gunners from 20 (Defence CBRN) Wing has eagerly traveled from the U.K. to the vast desert of northwestern Utah for some of the world‘s most advanced training in chemical and biological defense.
Officials of the Dugway Mission and Installation Contracting Command hosted a free vendor event Feb. 23 at U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground‘s Community Club to provide information on contracting opportunities for small businesses with the Army Test and Evaluation Command, Installation Management Command and other Dugway organizations.
Mar 09, 2017
Sipex Sun, project engineer and general engineer for Dugway‘s Test Support Division, was honored Feb. 25 as one of 10 Asian American Engineers of the Year for 2017 during a gala event in Bellevue, Wash.
Thirteen specialized soldiers from Germany recently honed their chemical and biological defense skills for two weeks at Dugway Proving Ground, and paved the way for more training in following years.
Feb 07, 2017
Ten years ago, Dugway began pursuing a system to make outdoor testing of chemical and biological defenses more efficient and mobile, and less expensive. By this fall, the newly installed hardware and software of the Test Grid Safari Instrumentation System will be in place to solve those requirements in an era of shrinking budgets and reduced personnel staffing.
Jan 30, 2017
Dugway Proving Ground will be bustling in 2017, according to Ryan Harris, director of Dugway‘s West Desert Test Center.
Jan 10, 2017
Team Dugway, I would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a happy 2017!‘ With the dawn of a new year, comes new opportunities to set and achieve new goals and overcome new challenges.‘ It‘s also a great time to do a little self-reflection from the past year and determine how to turn past failures or missteps into future successes.‘ 2016 was filled with many trying moments and challenges for the entire Dugway Team, but none-the-less we proved to be resilient and tough and can say with certainty we are a stronger and
Dec 08, 2016
‘I learn a lot about the relationships of a military community when I see how well events are supported,‘ he said. ‘It was nice to see that Dugway is tightly knit.‘
A leadership team with the Air Resources Laboratory, part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, toured Dugway‘s Meteorology Division test grids, Nov. 14.
By necessity, Dugway measures and records the weather within and around its 800,000 acres more than most places on the planet. Wind, temperature, precipitation, humidity and even lightning strikes are meticulously monitored and recorded by an array of instruments.
Nov 17, 2016
Every year in November, we, as a nation reflect on the contributions of our first Americans and how they shape our culture and character.
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.
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.
Nov 03, 2016
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.
Nov 01, 2016
Dugway launched its 2016 Combined Federal Campaign with a full house October 24 at the Community Club in English Village.‘
Winter weather driving, winterizing housing, safety concerns for school buses, signup for Holiday Assistance and the Combined Federal Campaign were the top issues during the Garrison Town Hall Wednesday, October 26 at the Dugway Community Club in English Village.
Some 70 decontamination and WMD experts from the U.S., Canada and United Kingdom visited Dugway Proving Ground recently to witness demonstrations of new and emerging technologies that reduce chemical and biological contamination.
Oct 27, 2016
The Oct. 22, 2016 Dugway Trail and Ultra Run had 115 runners following the same course as years past ‘ but in the opposite direction.
Oct 20, 2016
Tooele Army Depot Commander Col. James Brown gets a tour of Dugway facilities.
DUGWAY PROVING GROUND, Utah ‘ The Dugway Emergency Services hosted a Firefighter Challenge, Oct. 12, at the Shocklee Fitness Center in English Village. Six teams composed of four members participated from the Dugway Fire Department, Tooele Army Depot Fire Department and active-duty members from Dugway Law
Oct 05, 2016
Spc. Sebastian Olvera serves as Public Health Specialist for U. S. Army Dugway Health Clinic. He is responsible for conducting preemptive medicine inventories, inspections and surveys. He is also responsible to ensure sanitary conditions are maintained in food storage and preparation, and that industrial hygiene is well maintained at U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground, Utah.
Sep 20, 2016
As we celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15) it‘s good to recognize the contributions of our Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States. Here is the story of one of our own.
Sep 12, 2016
After more than two years, four Dugway craftsmen are completing hand-made fixtures that will greatly improve the testing of defenses against chemical warfare agents or toxic chemicals.
Sep 01, 2016
Employees and residents of Dugway welcomed a new Garrison Manager during a change of leadership ceremony today at the Community Club in English Village. The ceremony
Aug 31, 2016
For the third year manufacturers, users and developers of instruments that defend against chemical and biological agents gave their systems a realistic workout unavailable elsewhere in the world.
Aug 04, 2016
To 16 Naval Sea Cadets from around the nation, a tour of the Rapid Integration Acceptance Center was intriguing and perhaps a glimpse at their future career.
Jul 21, 2016
A ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate Dugway‘s solar array is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 4, at 10 a.m. The array, which began operations on Feb. 10 of this year, brings flexibility to the post‘s energy needs by converting sunlight into energy.
Jul 07, 2016
Dugway personnel are testing a variety of chemical analyzers to validate procedures that will more precisely identify chemical agents and toxic industrial chemicals after an attack or industrial incident.
Jun 30, 2016
Three of the U.S. Department of Defense‘s top scientific leaders toured Dugway‘s Life Sciences laboratories, May 17, in preparation for the facility‘s transfer of authority to the Research, Development and Engineering Command in Aberdeen, Md.
Jun 29, 2016
The word‘s out globally: to learn how effective a chemical or biological threat defense technology is, bring it to Dugway this August for S/K Challenge III.
Jun 13, 2016
Kuka Toleafoa spoke of the choices to serve America made by many at the Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month observance May 26. Toleafoa, director of Human Resources at Dugway, is an Asian Pacific Islander from Samoa. He enlisted in the Army in 1985 and retired as a chief warrant officer five after 24 years of active service, all of it in human resources.
Jun 08, 2016
Despite gusting winds, 34 shooters from 14 agencies participated in the fifth annual Tactical Top Shot 3-Gun Competition May 20 at Dugway.
Jun 01, 2016
A Boy Scout color guard and a lone bagpiper led a large crowd as they marched from the Fort Douglas Military Museum in Salt Lake City to the Fort Douglas Cemetery to honor fallen members of the Armed Forces.
Shots are fired. Gunpowder hangs in air, as a lone shooter darts from office to office looking for someone, anyone, to gun down.‘ Door‘s slam and locks click as employees prepare to survive.
He is a calm, composed, retired Soldier, in his black-jacketed dress uniform. He is stately, with his white-hair combed to perfection. He is a watcher, full of experience gleaned over years of service to a higher cause.
From the air Dugway‘s Michael Army Airfield is a ribbon across endless brown, but to a pilot with an in-flight emergency, it‘s a beautiful hardtop oasis.
A radar-based system tested at Dugway will soon allow military operators of unmanned aerial vehicles to fly within the National Airspace System to help maintain their skills.
Flight Lt. Cris Bond of the Royal Air Force first visited Dugway in 2003, for a NATO exercise, and returned to the United Kingdom impressed. Thirteen years, and numerous visits later, he‘s still impressed with Dugway‘s expertise, capabilities and personnel.
A bronze sculpture of two horses arrived March 7 at the Dugway High School. This event created quite a stir in the Dugway community, particularly when photos were placed on the Dugway Proving Ground (Official) Facebook page. A Mustang is the school mascot and symbol.
Dugway personnel are testing a system whose liquid solution changes color when encountering chemical agent, to ensure that its applicator works as required and won‘t compromise Soldiers‘ safety in contaminated areas.
Mar 02, 2016
Spc. Cody Rhodes isn‘t likely to forget his 23rd birthday, it was too memorable.
A highly advanced U.S. Navy stealth destroyer, now undergoing sea trials off Maine, has strong ties to this Army post in northwestern Utah.