claims adjudication for VA, the chief of judicial and advisory review of the VA Compensation and Pension Service, the widow of an atomic veteran who also was an official of NAAV, and an atomic veteran who represented NAAV.

The third meeting included a half-day data-gathering session not open to the public. The committee visited the SAIC site to examine sample dose reconstruction records.

The fourth meeting included a full-day data-gathering session not open to the public. The committee visited the SAIC site to examine the 99 randomly selected dose reconstruction records.

The sixth meeting included a half-day information-gathering session. The committee heard presentations by a retired Navy captain (former manager of the JAYCOR-NTPR effort and chief of the Navy NTPR team) and representatives of VA and DTRA.

The ninth meeting included a full-day data-gathering session not open to the public. Three committee members visited the SAIC site to examine sample dose reconstruction records. The meeting also included a half-day information-gathering session. The committee heard presentations related to the possible use of tooth enamel for radiation dosimetry (see Section I.C.3.3). Representatives of DTRA and VA were present to answer questions related to dose reconstruction and the claims process.

All the information gathered at open meetings is part of the National Research Council’s public-access file and is available, on request, to anyone interested.



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