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Colonel Sean G. Kirschner
Colonel Kirschner COL Sean G. Kirschner is a native of Sarasota, Florida and graduated as a Distinguished Military Graduate from Tulane University, New Orleans, LA with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.

His military education includes honor graduate of the Chemical Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Combined Arms Service Staff School, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and the National War College. He holds Masters Degrees in Management and National Security Strategy.

His awards and decorations include two awards of the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal, seven awards of the Army Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, two awards of the Army Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, four awards of the Army Achievement Medal, Ranger Tab, Parachutist Badge, the Joint Staff Identification Badge, and the Army Staff Identification Badge.

Dugway News

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Ross Lang, an electronics technician with the Data Management Division, discusses the electrical system of a Secondary Containment Module (SCM) with Matt McCarty, program manager with the Chemical Test Division. Delivered in December 2014, each SCM with its filtration unit and gloveboxes weighs about 35,000 pounds. U.S. Army Photo by Al Vogel, Dugway PG Public Affairs

Moveable chem-test modules: thinking outside the chamber

When completed in the late 1990s, the Materiel Test Facility at Dugway Proving Ground (DPG) boasted one of the world‘s largest chambers for testing defenses against chemical warfare agents.... Read More

Sean Svendsen, Dugway‘s resource efficiency manager examines a solar panel at the solar array construction site July 30, 2015 at U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground in Utah. The array is a significant part of building the installation‘s renewable energy plan. (U.S. Army photo by Bonnie A. Robinson)

Tapping the Sun: Building resilience by going solar

A high, piercing, metal rat-tat-tat drumming can be heard as giant steel posts are hammered deep into the desert floor of Utah.... Read More

Col. Sean G. Kirschner receives the Dugway Proving Ground‘s colors from Maj. Gen. Daniel L. Karbler, commander of the Army Test & Evaluation Command, July 22 on the parade ground in front of the Headquarters building in English Village. Once accepted, the flag signifies the authority and responsibility of leadership has been transferred to a new commander.

Dugway Proving Ground gets new commander

Col. Sean G. Kirschner assumed command of one of the largest Army posts in the nation ... Read More

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