Jointly funded by the EPA and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 14 CEHCs
are headquartered at research hospitals and universities across the United States.
We are delighted that we can now open the major to our students on campus and recruit outstanding high school seniors and transfer students to this unique and innovative program, said CEHC
Interim Dean David Rousseau.
Since 1996, CEHC
has earned eighteen DoD and Army awards.
This caused the CEHC
to examine its courses and make changes to assist commanders in the predeployment training of their Soldiers.
is the primary training source that the EHCCs use to track and analyze explosive hazards.
To ensure that the training is up to date and relevant, the CEHC
gathers the latest intelligence on explosive hazards tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) employed by the enemy as well as TTP developed by deployed units to counter that threat.
The EOCA Course, which is transitioning from 6 weeks to 4 weeks, will be located in the new CEHC
It seemed appropriate to Fort Leonard Wood officials to dedicate the CEHC
facility, which is "designed to find solutions to the most prolific and dangerous threat to our Army," (2) to SFC Smith, "who epitomizes everything we look up to in a Soldier, sapper, and leader and who all of the Engineer Regiment looks up to as a hero.
is fully engaged in a surge of counter IED training, preparing deploying forces for Iraq and Afghanistan.
From the beginning of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), the United States Army Engineer School's CEHC
has been at the forefront of this transformation and has led many of the solutions currently in place at the Army and Department of Defense level.
has started to develop a comprehensive search capability within the U.
has trained both Army and Marine units in improvised explosive device (IED)-defeat awareness and route reconnaissance and clearance and continues to integrate the latest lessons learned from the United States Army Central Command AOR and combat training centers into our unit and institutional training courses.