Alumni Sandstorm ~ 02/04/18
5 Bombers and Don Sorenson sent stuff:
Paul TAMPIEN ('64), Pat DORISS ('65)
Patti McLAUGHLIN ('65), Rick MADDY ('67)
Brad WEAR ('71), Don Sorenson (NAB)
BOMBER BIRTHDAY Today: Merilyn SMITH ('66)

BOMBER CALENDAR: Richland Bombers Calendar
    Click the event you want to know more about.
>>From: Paul TAMPIEN ('64)

To: Bill SCOTT ('64) and Don Sorenson (NAB)

In February 2015, I was in Moses Lake for my brother's (David
TAMPIEN ('58-RIP)) memorial service. The night before the
service, my wife and I attended a reading and book signing by
Hill Williams, a former Tri-City Herald and Seattle Times
reporter. His book is titled "Made in Hanford - The Bomb that
Changed the World". Hill was a friend of my parents and even
helped us evacuate from the flood waters of the Yakima River
in the '50s, probably so he could get the story first hand.
Which is how he wrote this book. He interviewed people who
were there and those affected (Pacific islanders) by the
outcome of dropping of the bombs on their homeland.

-Paul TAMPIEN ('64)
>>From: Pat DORISS Trimble ('65)

NOTE: Sorry Maren, but when I "blocked/copied" this into a
blank setup, everything went "wacko" and it showed up
"double-spaced" and I couldn't change it back to single-
spaced!...I hope you can! ....Pat


RHS Ladies of '65 February Lunch
WHEN: Friday, February 9th, 2018
TIME: 11:15 AM--1:00 PM
WHERE: Gaslight Bar and Grill, 99 Lee Blvd, Richland, WA

The February "Ladies of '65" Monthly Lunch will be held on
Friday, February 9th, at the Gaslight Bar and Grill in
Richland--at the intersection of George Washington Way and
Lee Boulevard.

If you if you live here or plan to visit the Tri-Cities next
weekend and would like to join us, please contact me and I'll
add your name to our guest list. Thank You!

-Pat DORISS Trimble ('65) ~ West Richland  
>>From: Patti McLAUGHLIN ('65)

Re: picture of 4th grade Terry DAVIS ('65)

Those hands were definitely headed for Golden Gloves!

-Patti McLAUGHLIN ('65)
>>From: Rick MADDY ('67)

Re: Coveting and Coffee

To: Jim HAMILTON ('63)

Enjoyed the post, Mr. Hamilton. I saw one of these trucks in
Garden Grove a couple years ago, not sure this one is of the
same year or model. People buy these old trucks/cars, shave
them, cannibalize them, paint them with some off model color,
put a larger motor in them ... and whatnot. To see them in
the original is always a rare treat anymore. I had no idea I
was actually looking at a truck that was manufactured in that
design. I thought it was a panel somebody took a saw to. 

Looks like the Richland family used it as a camper? Here is
the one I saw in Garden Grove.

-Rick MADDY ('67)
>>From: Brad WEAR ('71)

Re: Birthday People

Happy belated Birthday to Suzanne COWAN ('71), Atty at Law,
one each on the 3rd. 

Now a big Happy Birthday to Larry CROUCH ('71). I met Larry
our sophomore year at Col-Hi, and we've been friends ever
since. I would visit Larry and his wife Diana when I was on
business in Colorado. Here's to you on your special day! 
Hope it's a good one. 

-Brad WEAR ('71) ~ in chilly Plano, TX
Sent from my iPhone
>>From: Don Sorenson (NAB)

Re: Hanford Women

During Hanford's construction, women were in medical,
transportation, finance, accounting, counter intelligence,
investigations, instruments, health instruments, pre-
employment and in the analytical laboratory portion of
Hanford. Of course many of those positions were clerical it
was a government operation. That and paperwork go hand in
hand. After reading Bill's comment about the large writing
community, I hadn't considered that. Tennessee is much closer
to them and the West well we were still cow punchers and
farmers in their eyes I'm thinking. The Oak Ridge location
was sparsely populated with hills on a few sides. It was
ideal, much like Hanford, except the humidity. I only know of
the women who operated the mass spectrometers that followed
the separation of U235 from U238. It's a great photo! I've
always admired it and wondered if any of the women in that
photo are still around, probably not but there could be post
war operators. Women laboratorians analyzed samples from
those operations. To my knowledge, like Hanford, only men
operated the plants. That didn't change until the '70s. 
Women were recruited for lab work at Hanford for two reasons:
first the work was much like following a recipe and required
dexterity; 2nd the Chicago Met lab had women laboratorians
and the Chemists who would be the supervisors recommended
them. I don't know if the X-10 support laboratory had women.
I never did ask Obie Amacker or Homer Moulthrop if they did.
The attached photos are of Manhattan Project women

-Don L. Sorenson (NAB)
********************** MEMORIAL INFO ************************
not a memorial - only INFO today

Janice HEIM Harlow ('61-RIP) ~ 1/28/14 - 1/26/18 

Celebration of Life: TODAY, Sunday, February 4, 2018, 1pm
	Einan's at Sunset, 915 Bypass Highway, Richland
That's it for today. Please send more.