News & Images, November 2014

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLN) engineer Scott A. Couture, VA B ’82, with a Meritorious Civilian Service award “for his work as principal adviser for nucelear plans and policies to the Under Secretary of the Air Force.” The award was presented to Couture during a Lab ceremony on October 24.

“It was a privilege and honor to work for the Air Force and an opportunity of a lifetime,” Couture said. Couture works in LLNL’s Weapons and Complex Integration Principal Directorate (WCI) and was selected as the principal adviser to the Under Secretary of the Air Force for nuclear matters in 2012 and served in that capacity from May 2012 until May 2014. Read this article for more biographical details

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The Florida Alpha Chapter at the University of Florida recently volunteered at the Bread of the Mighty Food Bank. The image was posted by Melissa E. Foca, FL A 2014, the FL Alpha Chapter’s previous recording secretary. The image of the 13 volunteers is below.

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Mark W. Killgore, P.E. (WA G ’78), submitted images to the Tau Beta Pi Washington, DC, Facebook group from the recent tour of the Goddard Space Center led by Russ L. Werneth, MD B ’64. Werneth is a retired NASA aerospace engineer and served as the ExtraVehicular Activity Manager for the Hubble Space Telescope Project. He also received a College of Engineering Centennial Award from the University of Maryland, “an honor bestowed to their top 100 engineering graduates.”

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