Aberdeen Proving Ground
The commander of a Virginia-based Navy dive unit has been reassigned after two divers drowned at an Army test pond near Baltimore, the Navy said Wednesday.
Two senior Navy diving leaders face criminal manslaughter charges in the deaths of two divers at the Aberdeen Proving Ground “Super Pond.” The divers drowned in a training exercise just weeks after another diving death at Aberdeen.
Autopsies of two Navy divers who died in a test pond at Aberdeen Proving Ground in February have concluded they accidentally drowned, the Maryland Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said Monday.
An Army safety agency said Wednesday it has finished its field investigation into the Jan. 30 death of a civilian who was doing underwater maintenance of a weapons-testing pond at Aberdeen Proving Ground near Baltimore.
The Army is warning neighbors of Aberdeen Proving Ground they might hear some big booms during the next 10 days.
The Pentagon has sent Gov. Martin O’Malley a letter on the impact of automatic federal budget cuts.
In wake of two accidents that claimed the lives of two Navy divers and one civilian, the Aberdeen Test Center Underwater Explosion Test Facility has been closed indefinitely for all military and civilian dive operations.
Officials say two Navy divers who died at a military testing center in Maryland this week were made aware of a previous death at the site just weeks earlier.
The Army is bringing two giant blimps to Aberdeen Proving Ground.
Officials at the Aberdeen Proving Ground say an engineering technician died while performing maintenance at an underwater test facility at the Army site.
Aberdeen Proving Ground officials continue to investigate the discovery of a body at the Army facility’s ordnance pond.
A former Aberdeen Proving Ground employee who stole tons of aluminum from the base and sold it as scrap has been sentenced to one year of home detention.