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Chemical Corps

The Chemical Corps is the branch of the United States Army tasked with defending against Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) weapons. The corps was founded as the Chemical Warfare Service during World War I. Its name was changed to the Chemical Corps in 1946.

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Some articles on chemical corps:

United States Biological Weapons Program - History - Cold War (1946-69)
... Army Chemical Corps ... Army, the Chemical Corps and the U.S ... From 1952-1954 the Chemical Corps maintained a biological weapons research and development facility at Fort Terry on Plum Island, New York ...
Fort Terry - Facilities and Weaponry
... Fort Terry's Chemical Corps installation covered three acres and included many of the amenities traditionally associated with U.S ... When the Chemical Corps took control of Fort Terry, in 1952, it required the remodeling of 18 original buildings on post ... The lab was not completed by the time the Chemical Corps transferred the fort to the USDA but it and the rest of the remodeled buildings were eventually incorporated into the civilian facility ...
Chemical Corps - Awards and Notable Soldiers
... The Chemical Corps Regimental Association operates the Chemical Corps Hall of Fame ... The list includes soldiers from many different eras of the Chemical Corps history, including Amos Fries, Earl J ... annual inductions, and the honor is considered the highest offered by the corps ...
U.S. Biological Weapons - History - Cold War (1946-69)
... Army Chemical Corps ... Army, the Chemical Corps and the U.S ... From 1952-1954 the Chemical Corps maintained a biological weapons research and development facility at Fort Terry on Plum Island, New York ...

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