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On this page you can find various fact sheets developed by Military Health System. Please scroll down or use the search box to find specific fact sheets.

Flower Drum, Phase II

Fact Sheet
5/23/2002

The primary purpose of the Flower Drum, Phase II, test was to determine the effectiveness of a shipboard water washdown system as a protective and decontaminant measure against simulated aerial delivery of VX nerve agent spray.

Purple Sage

Fact Sheet
5/23/2002

The primary purpose of the Purple Sage test was to evaluate the effectiveness of the experimental Shipboard Toxicological Operational Protection System (STOPS) against environmental attack with a gaseous chemical warfare agent under operational situations.

Deseret Test Center Test 69-32

Fact Sheet
5/23/2002

The purpose of Deseret Test Center (DTC) Test 69-32 was to examine the effect of solar radiation on the viability of aerosolized Serratia marcescens and Escherichia coli after being aerially disseminated in a temperate marine environment during time periods about sunrise and sunset.

Eager Belle, Phase 1

Fact Sheet
1/17/2002

The primary purpose of the Eager Belle, Phase I test was to evaluate the effectiveness of selected protective devices in preventing penetration of a naval ship by a biological aerosol.

Eager Belle, Phase II

Fact Sheet
1/17/2002

The primary purpose of the Eager Belle, Phase II test was to study the downwind travel of biological aerosols.

Scarlet Sage

Fact Sheet
1/17/2002

The primary purpose of the Scarlet Sage test was to evaluate the effectiveness of the experimental Shipboard Toxicological Operational Protection System (STOPS) against environmental attack of a BW tracer under operational situations.

Copper Head

Fact Sheet
9/13/2001

Copper Head testing was similar to Autumn Gold testing in that the test used simulants only. The primary difference between Copper Head and Autumn Gold was Copper Head was designed to use simulants to learn biological agents’ characteristics in frigid temperatures. Copper Head was conducted in international waters in the North Atlantic.

Shady Grove

Fact Sheet
9/13/2001

Shady Grove testing, conducted in the Pacific Ocean in 1965, was an extension of the Autumn Gold test series. The primary difference between Autumn Gold and Shady Grove is that in the latter tests actual agents were used in addition to simulants.

The Persian Gulf Veterans Coordinating Board

Fact Sheet
2/1/1995

An interagency board - the Persian Gulf Veterans Coordinating Board - was established in January 1994 to work to resolve the health concerns of Persian Gulf veterans, including active duty personnel and reservists with Gulf service.

Recommended Content:

GulfLINK | Gulf War Medical Evaluation Programs

DoD's Cold War-Era Chemical Testing Programs

Fact Sheet
1/1/1985

Veterans interested in learning more about any potential long-term health effects of DoD’s Cold War-era chemical testing programs can find three detailed reports conducted in the 1980s by the National Research Council (NRC) that are available online through National Academy Press.

Test 70-50: Cancelled

Fact Sheet
10/1/1973

Proposed FY 74 program for studies including carry over items

Deseret Test Center Outline Plans for FY 75

Fact Sheet
2/1/1973

Summary of test center plans for the Deseret Test Center

Deseret Test Center Outline Plans for FY 75

Fact Sheet
2/1/1973

Test 73-11: Cancelled

Fact Sheet
2/1/1973

Deseret Test Center Outline Plans for FY 74

Fact Sheet
3/1/1972

Summary of test center plans for the Deseret Test Center

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