Victor H. Reis to Be Awarded John S. Foster, Jr. Medal for Distinguished Contributions to Nuclear Security

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 05:32 in Mathematics & Economics

For more than 50 years, Victor Reis has dedicated his career to advancing science and technology in support of U.S. national security. In recognition of his outstanding leadership and service to the nation, he has been named the third recipient of the John S. Foster, Jr. Medal. The medal commemorates the exceptional and inspirational career of Foster and recognizes innovative and inspirational leadership in providing a safe, secure and effective nuclear deterrent to ensure international peace and strategic stability. Recipients display the same qualities that have distinguished Foster throughout his career: strong national security and programmatic focus, inspiring leadership and team-building mentorship, scientific innovation, keen judgment and integrity.

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