Accession Number:

ADA289155

Title:

After Action Report for the Service Response Force - Conducting Operation Safe Removal, 5 January - 3 February 1993, Documents and Reports. Volume I. Office of the Commander.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jan-Feb 93,

Corporate Author:

EDGEWOOD RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1994-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

392.0

Abstract:

Operation Safe Removal was the designation for an emergency Service Response Force SRF mission at Spring Valley, Washington, DC. The SRF work was designated Phase I of the clean-up of the former American University Experiment Station site, designated a Formerly Used Defense Site by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. During Phase I, the SRF safely recovered and removed 144 WWI era munitions, some of which contained toxic chemical agents, from a residential construction site. This operation was accomplished with the complete approval of environmental officials, local and state officials, DoD officials, and local residents.

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE