Munitions and Chemical Matters Directorate

The Munitions and Chemical Matters Directorate assists in developing policy for the Army's Explosives Safety Management, Military Munitions Response, Chemical Warfare Material and related programs; overseeing, managing and providing technical assistance to OASA(IEE) on munitions and chemical matters that have the potential to affect the environment, safety and occupational health.  Scope includes developing recommended explosives safety policy for Army and matters related to addressing unexploded ordnance, discarded military munitions and munitions constituents, including, but not limited to environmental responses (i.e., munitions responses), operational range clearance activities, explosives and munitions emergencies, and the Army's 3Rs (Recognize, Retreat, Report) Explosives Safety Education Program.

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