Veterans' Advisory Board On Dose Reconstruction To Hold Third Public Meeting
March 20, 2006
BETHESDA, MD -- The Veterans’ Advisory Board on Dose Reconstruction (VBDR) will hold its third public meeting June 8-9, 2006, in Austin, Texas, at the Omni Austin Hotel Downtown, 700 San Jacinto Street, Austin, Texas. The meeting will be conducted June 8, 2006, from 8:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m. and 3:00-5:00 p.m. with a public comment session from 1:00-2:30 p.m. It will be held June 9, 2006, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 2:30-3:45 p.m., with a public comment session from 1:30-2:30 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.