Background: The 48th Chemical Brigade is a United States Army brigade located at Fort Hood, Texas, and subordinate to the 20th Support Command (CBRNE). The 48th Chemical Brigade is the only active duty NBC-defense brigade in the Army. The current command team consists of Colonel Alexander C. Lovasz and Command Sergeant Major Chesley Baird. Their command covers the 2nd, 110th, 22nd, and 83rd Chemical Battalion (CBRN).
Mission: Train and prepare combat-capable CBRN and EOD Forces that are “Ready Now” to conduct CBRNE operations ISO Combatant Commanders in defense of our Nation at home and abroad.