Thursday, March 02, 2006

Sandia marks 50th anniversary

MARCH 8 marks the 50th anniversary of the arrival of a small contingent of engineers and support personnel in Livermore, mostly from Sandia Corp.'s laboratory in Albuquerque, N.M.

The two dozen staffers were first housed in the pink barracks across East Avenue at what was then known as the University of California Radiation Laboratory (now Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) so they could provide increasing support for the design and testing of the new nuclear weapons being developed by the UC lab since 1952.


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The Sandia Song (see the LANL Logo and Song above) is "Happy Birthday"; for LANL, it's..."Taps"?
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