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Army team destroys old chemical munitions | by U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command
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Army team destroys old chemical munitions

DOVER, Del. -- On the outskirts of a busy runway at Dover Air Force Base, a quiet, nondescript mobile operating center is nestled into an open field, not at all disturbed by the whirring engines overhead. The only indicator of life inside the fenced-in camp is a row of cars parked outside the gates and concrete barricades. Then there it is -- a flash of brightness.


Pops of neon green scatter across the field of view before disappearing into a large tan tent, mobile laboratory or trailer command center. They are the Chemical Biological Applications & Risk Reduction workforce, donned in new high visibility gear, walking to and from various points of interest as the reflective stripes on their shirts illuminate a cool, commanding presence.


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Taken on September 27, 2012