|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 18 Jul 2013 14:31:47 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] CLOSURE, CHEMWEAPONS: "Deseret Chemical Depot (UT) closes, transitions installation to Tooele Army Depot"|
Deseret Chemical Depot closes, transitions installation to Tooele
By Mark W. Mesesan Army News Service July 16, 2013DESERET CHEMICAL DEPOT, Utah (July 16, 2013) -- In a special U.S. military ceremony, Deseret Chemical Depot was formally closed July 11. Yet with hundreds of workers - both government and contractors - still employed here, the gates remain open.
U.S. Army officials are calling it a transfer of property - taking Deseret Chemical Depot's, or DCD's, 19,000-plus acres and transferring them to nearby Tooele Army Depot, known as TEAD.
Brig. Gen. Kristin French, one day removed from installing a new TEAD commander, today brought back some old history while ushering in some new -- renaming Deseret Chemical Depot as Tooele Army Depot, South Area, the name the depot had between 1969 and 1985. But the legacy, she said, was the work carried out here.
... For the entire release, seehttp://www.army.mil/article/107472/ Deseret_Chemical_Depot_closes__transitions_installation_to_Tooele_Army_D epot/
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