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NRC Commissioner tours AFRRI

 
Commissioner of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Kristine L. Svinicki tours facilities of the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute
Photo: D. Morse (AFRRI)
Bethesda, Md., March 5, 2010—Commissioner of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Kristine L. Svinicki is briefed by AFRRI Deputy Director COL Donald E. Hall, MS, USA (left foreground) and Stephen I. Miller, head of the AFRRI Radiation Sciences Department (far right), about the operation of the Mark-F TRIGA research reactor.

The reactor, which is licensed by the NRC, is used in studies to determine the biological effects of ionizing radiation, knowledge that is essential to preserving the health and performance of U.S. military personnel and to protecting the public. Also from NRC and accompanying Svinicki on the March 5 tour of the defense research laboratory are (from left) Jeffry Sharkey and John Thomas.

A nuclear engineer, Svinicki has worked at state and federal levels to address a wide range of issues involved in national security, science and technology, and energy and the environment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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