The former Chief of Staff at the Program Executive Office, Assembled Chemical Weapons program has been selected to serve in the role of Program Executive Officer until the position is permanently filled.
PEO ACWA Program News
Thousands of chemical mortar rounds in Colorado are on the brink of destruction, nearly a century after an Army colonel revolutionized the way they would be used to defend troops on the battlefield. While never used, the capability to retaliate with chemical weapons was viewed as an effective deterrent for decades.
Near Richmond, Kentucky, hundreds of trained technicians are testing a pilot plant designed and built to methodically disassemble and destroy a portion of the U.S. chemical weapons stockpile which contains the blister agent mustard and nerve agents, GB and VX. This stockpile consists of thousands of projectiles and rockets and has been safely stored at the Blue Grass Army Depot since the 1940s.