Accession Number : ADA189828

Title :   History of the Army Nuclear Test Personnel Review (ANTPR).

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1978-1987.

Corporate Author : ARMY AND JOINT SERVICES ENVIRONMENTAL SUPPORT GROUP WASHINGTON DC

PDF Url : ADA189828

Report Date : Sep 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 79

Abstract : This report is a history of the Army's effort to develop information on personnel participation in Atmospheric Nuclear Weapons Testing. This report also includes an account of the research and assignment of radiation exposure. A total of 54, 023 Army Nuclear Test participants were identified. All 11,494 veterans who called in during the outreach program were sent letters with their radiation exposure level and amplifying details. The program summary in this report indicates that over $5.6M has been spent on the completed project. Keywords: Nuclear explosions; Exposure (physiology; irradiation; Military operations; Health surveys; Military personnel.

Descriptors :   *HEALTH SURVEYS, *MILITARY PERSONNEL, *NUCLEAR EXPLOSION TESTING, AIRBURST, IRRADIATION, MILITARY OPERATIONS, NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS, NUCLEAR WEAPONS, PHYSIOLOGY, RADIATION, EXPOSURE(PHYSIOLOGY)

Subject Categories : Nuclear Weapons
      Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE