Secretary Napolitano Applauds President Obama's Intent to Appoint Warren Stern as Director of DHS' Domestic Nuclear Detection Office [August 4, 2010]   [open pdf - 295KB]

"Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano today applauded President Obama's intent to appoint Warren Stern as Director of DHS' Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO). 'The men and women of DNDO play a critical role in strengthening America's security,' said Secretary Napolitano. 'Warren's nuclear security and safety expertise will be a great asset to the Department's ongoing efforts to protect our nation from radiological and nuclear threats.' Stern previously served as the Head of the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) Incident and Emergency Centre and is currently a Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation. As DNDO Director, Stern will oversee the office's ongoing efforts to enhance our nation's security by bolstering capabilities to detect and report unauthorized attempts to import, possess, store, develop, or transport nuclear or radiological material, as well as DNDO's efforts to support the U.S. Government's nuclear forensics capabilities."

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