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Army civilians at Aberdeen Proving Ground's ECBC honored
Army civilians at Aberdeen Proving Ground's ECBC honored

Forty-five Army civilians who voluntarily deployed to the Mediterranean Sea to destroy Syria's declared chemical weapons stockpile were honored by Department of Defense officials in a ceremony Oct. 8. U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center mission commander Tim Blades got up from his seat and walked across the stage without looking at the handful of DOD stakeholders sitting to his left. He didn't look out to the nearly 500 friends, families and colleagues sitting offstage to his right either. When he reached the podium, he looked only at the 45 honorees sitting in the front rows. "I think I'd rather be out at sea," he said with a laugh. It wasn't like...

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