Out of the field and into the petroleum lab
190802-A-LE308-002.JPG Photo By: Kimberly Derryberry

New Cumberland, PA. - Spc. Teagan Mercer, petroleum laboratory specialist assigned to the 786th Quartermaster Company, runs the microdistillation unit at the U.S. Army Petroleum Laboratory in New Cumberland, Penn., Aug. 1, 2019. Mercer, and two other Soldiers, had the chance to train with Army chemists learning the purpose behind what the Army has taught them to do in their military occupational skill. The U.S. Army Petroleum Laboratory performs critical tests and evaluations on military mobility fuels and lubricants.


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