Cadets work alongside Army chemical and biological experts

West Point Cadets study at ECBC

West Point Cadet Ben Lacey spent part of his summer working on proteomic mass spectrometry in the laboratory at ECBC.

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Aug. 7, 2013) — The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center welcomed cadets from the United States Military Academy at West Point this summer to work on chemical and biological defense projects.

The cadets were taking part in the Academy’s Advanced Individual Academic Development program which provides cadets with an opportunity to observe and implement concepts from their course work over several weeks during the summer months.

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West Point explores science of camouflage

Firstie Jacob Frechette, a Fenton, Ill., native, shows incoming faculty member Capt. Lou Nemec the eye tracking system and samples of texture matching camouflage on M-16 rifles April 9. The rifles and eye tracking system were used in a study conducted by the engineering psychology program in the Dept. of Behavioral Science & Leadership (Photo by Sgt. Vincent Fusco)

Look hard, you’ll see the weapon! West Point explores camouflage science.

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Top Army scientists gather at West Point

Top Army scientists gather at West Point
WEST POINT, N.Y. — The Army’s best and brightest senior scientists gathered for a science and technology conference April 27-29 at the U.S. Military Academy.

Research, Development and Engineering Command Commanding General Maj. Gen. Nick Justice addressed the gathering on the opening day of the three-day event.

Justice said he travels to various Army labs and research centers and continues to be amazed at the work Army scientist do every day. The general said Army scientists should be focused on solving problems for Soldiers.

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