The first principal deputy at the Blue Grass plant was selected for the position in November.
Decontaminated projectile bodies processed through the Blue Grass Static Detonation Chamber are considered clean of chemical agent per U.S. Army standards and delivered to a metal recycling facility for further destruction.
A new Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant site project manager was introduced during the June 12 public meeting of the Kentucky Chemical Demilitarization Citizens’ Advisory Commission and Chemical Destruction Community Advisory Board.
The head of the Blue Grass plant began his 30-year career in chemical weapons demilitarization as an intern at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland.
A new assistant project manager recently joined the Blue Grass team, and he brings more than 15 years of experience in chemical demilitarization.