Veterans' Advisory Board to Meet
October 21, 2005
BETHESDA, MD--The Veterans’ Advisory Board on Dose Reconstruction (VBDR) will hold its second public meeting Jan. 12-13, 2006, in Los Angeles, Calif., at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel, Los Angeles Airport, 6101 West Century Boulevard, Los Angeles, Calif. The meeting will be conducted Jan. 12, 2006, from 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 4:00-6:00 p.m. with a public comment session from 1:30-3:30 p.m. It will be held Jan. 13, 2006, from 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 3:15-5:00 p.m., with a public comment session from 1:30-3:00 p.m.
The goal of VBDR is to provide guidance and oversight of the dose reconstruction and claims compensation programs for Veterans of U.S.-sponsored atmospheric nuclear weapons tests from 1945-1962; Veterans of the 1945-1946 occupation of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan; and Veterans who were prisoners of war in those regions at the conclusion of World War II.
All interested persons are encouraged to attend.
If you would like to register in advance to present an oral statement or for more information on VBDR, please contact the VBDR at www.VBDR.org. However, advance notification to attend the meeting or to present an oral statement is not necessary.