U.S. ARMY CHEMICAL CORPS
Hall of Fame
Dr. Bernard Berger
Dr. Bernard Berger retired from the position of Director of Weapons Systems at the United States Army Chemical Research and Development Laboratories in 1980 after over 37 years of service to the Chemical Corps.
During his distinguished career he contributed to numerous chemical warfare developments and authored a large number of technical and scientific articles published by national laboratories and professional journals. Because of his reputation he was selected to represent the United States in the NATO Group on Defense against Chemical Warfare. He also chaired the Tripartite Flame Conference and actively participated in the French-American Defense Technical Cooperation Exchange Program.
Dr. Berger’s numerous awards included the William H. Walker award, the Legion d’Honneur from the French Government, two Meritorious Civilian Service Medals and the Commendation for Meritorious Civilian Service during World War II.
Dr. Bernard Berger died 23 February 1981.