Military

With new threats, new plastics better protect troops

Sometimes the only thing separating life from death for soldiers on a battlefield is the gear that protects them. And much of it is made from high-tech polymers developed in recent years. Personal protective equipment (PPE) is the modern-day version...

/ November 9, 2018

Veterans Day: Petrochemicals in Special Operations

As a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, I take great pride in acknowledging my comrades in all services during this week, in which both Veteran’s Day and the Marine Corps Birthday are celebrated. I’ve been looking forward to...

/ November 9, 2015