Distinguished Member of the Corps



Major General John C. Doesburg


Major General John C. Doesburg was born into an Army family in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on 15 March 1947, and joined the U.S. Army in 1970 through the ROTC.


Throughout his 34 years of Army service Major General Doesburg has prestigiously represented the Chemical Corps around the world in a number of command and staff positions. His most recent post was as Commanding General, United States Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.


Prior to this, Major General Doesburg was Commanding General, United States Army Soldier and Biological Chemical Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground.


Some of Major General Doesburg’s other significant commands include Joint Program Manager, Biological Defense and Chief, NBC Defense Division, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans, Department of the Army, Director, Joint Program Office for Biological Defense in Washington, DC.