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Institute of Medicine of the National Academies reviewed DOL’s Site Exposure Matrix with very concrete recommendations to greatly improve the database DEEOIC relies heavily on in the determination of whether a claim should be paid or not. DOL Responds to SEM Review Last year Department of Labor’s DEEOIC contracted with IOM to review their Site Exposure Matrix. DOL released a press release which describes how they intend to implement this report. Study Slams Hanford Nuclear Waste Practices Government Accountability Office finds DOE needs to take action to resolve technical and management challenges. Read more here: http://www.tri-cityherald.com/2012/12/16/2207144/hanford-challenge-critical-of.html#storylink=cpy Portsmouth continues to falsify records
English: Main entrance to Lockheed Martin Center for Leadership Excellence (CLE) in Bethesda.…
Radiation records altered, feds say Piketon contractor says contamination did not enter public space.
English: The most recent org chart of the Department of Energy, now includes the Deputy Secretary.…
POW Week at the Nixon Library
A sheriff-led motorcade will escort Vietnam POWs to the Nixon Library in Yorba Linda, California at 12:30PM PT. Their arrival at the Library coincides with the 40th anniversary of President Nixon’s POW homecoming dinner at the White House.
An All-American Homecoming is a new exhibit at the Nixon Library about the POWs visit to the White House. The event occurred on May 24, 1973, and it remains the largest dinner ever held at the White House. This week, the Nixon Foundation is hosting a series of events to celebrate the POWs.
Tomorrow evening, on the anniversary of the original White House homecoming, the Foundation will hold a reunion dinner for the POWs in the Nixon Library’s “East Room.” The original menu will be recreated, including American comfort foods like sirloin steak and potatoes.
Learn more about POW Week at the Nixon Library through the Nixon Foundation.
Photo: Entertainers sing “God Bless America” to the returned POW troops at the White House. From L-R: Phyllis Diller, Former Miss America Mary Ann Mobley, actress Joey Heatherton, President Nixon, Songwriter Irving Berlin, Sammy Davis, Jr., Pat Nixon and Comedian Bob Hope. 5/24/73.
“The Use of Outer Space for Peaceful Purposes”
On this day, May 24, 1972, President Nixon and Soviet Chairman Alexei Kosygin signed the Agreement Concerning Cooperation in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space for Peaceful Purposes.
This culminated in the 1975 linking of an Apollo spacecraft with a Soyuz command module.
You can see this original document now at the National Archives in Washington D.C.
Presidents and the U.S. Space Program — The Centennials of Richard Nixon and Gerald R. Ford
Astronaut Scott Carpenter explains a phase of his Aurora 7 flight to Astronaut John Glenn on May 24, 1962. Glenn was the first American to orbit the Earth and Carpenter was the second. Glenn and Carpenter are the last surviving members of Mercury Seven, the first group of American astronauts. This photograph was submitted to the Senate Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences.
Photograph of Astronaut Scott Carpenter explaining Phases of his Flight to Astronaut John Glenn, 5/24/1962, Records of the U.S. Senate
“Increased responsibility goes with increased ability, for of those to whom much is given, much is required.”
-President Kennedy, Address at Vanderbilt University, May 18, 1963.
In this photograph from 1962, President John F. Kennedy attends a briefing during a tour of Blockhouse 34 at the Cape Canaveral Missile Test Annex. Also in attendance are Vice-President Lyndon Johnson and Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara.
Bob Hope And The Road To Gi Joe
Entertainers Bob Hope and Ann Jillian perform for military personnel at the USO Christmas Tour…
Countdown to Nuclear Ruin at Paducah
English: Photo of the construction of the K-25 plant at the end of the Oak Ridge reservation. This…
Nuclear weapon test Bravo (yield 15 Mt) on Bikini Atoll. The test was part of the Operation Castle.…