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Memorandum, Enhanced Career Longevity and Retirement Options - June 30, 2009

 June 30, 2009

On March 31, 2009 , the Department of Energy (DOE) Chief Health, Safety and Security Officxer commissioned a study to examine "realistic and reasponable options for improving the career opportunities and retirement prospects of protective force members while maintaining, within current and anticipated budgetary constraints, a robust and effective security posture.

On March 31, 2009, the Department of Energy (DOE) Chief Health, Safety and Security Officxer commissioned a study to examine "realistic and reasponable options for improving the career opportunities and retirement prospects of protective force members while maintaining, within current and anticipated budgetary constraints, a robust and effective security posture." Accordingly , a Study Group was formed consisting of senior leaders of the National Council of Security Police and senior technical staff from the National Nuclear Security Administartion, the Office of Environmental Mangement, the Office of Nuclear Energy, and the Pffice of Fossil Energy. Overall leadership and staff support was provided by the Office of Health, Safety and Security. This effort represents the first time in DOE where protective force union leadership has teamed with program office management in such a joint effort.