Army Chemical Review

SUMMER 2013

Army Chemical Review presents professional information about Chemical Corps functions related to chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, smoke, flame, and civil support operations.

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Forge) and during U.S. Military Academy Branch Week—and we will take advantage of those opportunities—but they are not enough. During Warrior Forge, cadets choose the branches they wish to consider. If they have not been properly informed, they may not consider the Chemical Branch and we may not get a chance to discuss available opportunities. We are sending letters and e-mails to these cadets and encouraging recent Basic Offcer Leadership Course graduates to return to their campuses to interact with the cadets. We also challenge members of the Corps who are out in the feld to engage their alma maters and local ROTC populations to help spread the word. ROTC programs welcome those who reach out to cadets. The PDO can provide support, including briefng products, brochures, and novelty items. Please contact the PDO at (573) 563-7374 with your requests. Chemical Corps Facebook® Page The Chemical Corps Facebook page at is intended to provide a means for current members of the Corps to receive news, provide feedback, connect with each other, and recognize that they are part of a unique and outstanding organization. It also provides prospective members with a vehicle to view and gather information and to familiarize themselves with the Chemical Corps in a unique way. As we reach out to cadets, we promote this page, which has been linked to information about several ROTC programs. If you haven't already done so, visit the page and "like" it so that you may share in the information. Endnotes: 1 29 CFR 1910.120: Section 1910.120 (Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response), Subpart H (Hazardous Materials), Part 1910 (Occupational Safety and Health Standards), Title 29 (Labor), Code of Federal Regulations, current as of 3 April 2013, , accessed on 5 April 2013. 50 USC 1522: Section 1522 (Conduct of Chemical and Biological Defense Program), Chapter 32 (Chemical and Biological Warfare Program), Title 50 (War and National Defense), U.S. Code, current as of 3 January 2012, , accessed on 5 April 2013. 2 The Chemical Corps Facebook page ("Doctrine Update" continued from page 59) 1 The NDS-CWMD will replace the National Military Strategy to Combat Weapons of Mass Destruction, 13 February 2006. 2 The eight military mission areas are offensive operations, elimination operations, interdiction operations, active defense, passive defense, WMD consequence management, security cooperation and partnership activities, and threat reduction cooperation. (National Military Strategy to Combat Weapons of Mass Destruction, 13 February 2006.) 3 The Secretary of Defense authorizes DSCA support by federal military forces (defense chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear response force [DCRF] and command and control chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear response element [C2CRE] A, and C2CRE B). 4 The state governor authorizes DSCA support by Army National Guard forces under state mission command (WMD-CST, CERFP, and HRF). 5 The fnal approved draft can be accessed and downloaded from the CBRN Knowledge Network at . Due to the large number of requirements at the Army Publishing Directorate, an authenticated publication is not expected until late 2014. Therefore, the USACBRNS commandant has signed and approved an implementation memorandum authorizing the fnal approved draft to be incorporated into Army institutional training and implemented by Army forces and installations. However, the fnal approved draft cannot be reproduced since it is not an offcial Department of the Army publication until it is authenticated and published by the Army Publishing Directorate. Summer 2013 63

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