DPG Employee Assistance Program builds skills for life‘s challenges

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‘s contracting office receives office of the year award

Jul 03, 2017

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 conducts its first LGBT Pride Month observance

Jul 03, 2017

Dugway Proving Ground observed its first Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month observance, June 15 at the Dugway High School Auditorium.‘

Dugway woman takes first place in Utah figure bodybuilding competition

Jul 03, 2017

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.

Dugway, U of Utah collaborate on chemical exercise

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.

Dugway to challenge world‘s chem/bio detectors

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.

Soldiers test chemical decontamination towelette at Dugway

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.

Some residents of Dugway made mark later

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.

UK Gunners learn Chem/Bio Defense at 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.

Dugway MICC hosts Utah small biz outreach

Mar 21, 2017

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.

Dugway engineer named Asian American Engineer of 2017

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.

German soldiers hone skills in WMD defense at Dugway

Mar 09, 2017

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.

Outdoor simulant testing at Dugway to be more efficient, mobile

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.

Dugway busy in 2017 with tests, training and tenants

Jan 30, 2017

Dugway Proving Ground will be bustling in 2017, according to Ryan Harris, director of Dugway‘s West Desert Test Center.

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

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

IMCOM Commander calls Dugway test center an ‘eye opener‘

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.‘

NOAA‘s Air Resources Laboratory leadership visits DPG

Dec 08, 2016

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.

Dugway‘s weather radar increases forecasting accuracy

Dec 08, 2016

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.

Native American Month: Francis Bahe keeps the Heritage alive

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.


Nov 17, 2016

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.

Dugway welcomes new command sergeant major

Nov 17, 2016

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.

Dugway chamber upgrades improve testing

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.

Dugway‘s CFC: Donate where your heart leads you

Nov 01, 2016

Dugway launched its 2016 Combined Federal Campaign with a full house October 24 at the Community Club in English Village.‘

Garrison Town Hall

Nov 01, 2016

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.

Dugway demonstrates emerging decontamination tech

Nov 01, 2016

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.

Dugway Ultra Run: 115 counter-clockwise runners

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.

Tooele Army Depot Commander Tours Dugway

Oct 20, 2016

Tooele Army Depot Commander Col. James Brown gets a tour of Dugway facilities.

Dugway Firefighter challenge: In support of our brothers

Oct 20, 2016

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

Headline: Dugway Health Clinic Soldier‘s Hispanic heritage enriches Army service

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.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month; meet Lisbeth Reoyo

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.

Dugway‘s metal workers build exacting chambers

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.

Dugway Proving Ground Garrison welcomes new manager

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

Dugway challenges chem/bio defenses

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.

Sea Cadets at DPG.htm

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.

Dugway‘s new solar array celebrates with ribbon-cutting ceremony

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.

Dugway validating chemical analyzers to heighten accuracy

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.

Life Sciences tour lays foundation for future endeavors

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.

Dugway to challenge global chem/bio tech

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.

Asian Pacific Islander event: Make wise choices

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.

Unified Police Officer takes top prize at Dugway Tactical 3-gun Shoot

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.

Dugway commander honors fallen at Fort Douglas Memorial Day service

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.

How does Dugway prepare to survive a shooter?

Jun 01, 2016

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.

Dugway National Prayer Day event addresses Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Jun 01, 2016

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.

Dugway‘s airfield a hardtop oasis

Jun 01, 2016

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.

Dugway tests system for easier UAS transit

Jun 01, 2016

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.

Dugway training impresses British R.A.F. Gunners

Jun 01, 2016

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.

Remote Utah Dugway High School gets Mustang Sculpture

Jun 01, 2016

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.

Prototype applicator test underway

Jun 01, 2016

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.

Reenlistment at remote RIAC:Soldier‘s birthday unforgettable

Mar 02, 2016

Spc. Cody Rhodes isn‘t likely to forget his 23rd birthday, it was too memorable.

Navy Stealth Destroyer has ties to DPG

Mar 02, 2016

A highly advanced U.S. Navy stealth destroyer, now undergoing sea trials off Maine, has strong ties to this Army post in northwestern Utah.