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EODJay wrote at 2014-04-09 13:49:41
I thought you were supposed to be an expert. A rail gun is not a rail road gun. A rail gun uses electromagnets to propel a projectile.

Mr Albright, I question your claims of being an expert at anything dealing with UXO, chemical cleanup or explosives. I have unfortunately browsed your book on the subject. I couldn't read it as it was strife with errors. I also doubt your claims of ever having been involved with a remediation project as you don't even know common levels of PPE and also appear to have made up names for explosives.

Sir, I am a former Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician and currently involved in chemical remediation projects. I have over 18 years in this field. You can't pull the wool over my eyes.  

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Richard Albright


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Military weapons and antique firearms expert. Remedial Project Manager for 7 years cleaning up world war one's second largest chemical weapons manufacturing site. 1st Lt. USAR Vietnam Era.

ASTSWMO Association of State Territory Solid Waste Management Officials ITRC Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council

Author: Cleanup of Chemical and Explosive Ordnance. Published by Elsevier. Made Science and Technology Best Seller List Geophyisical Prove-Outs for Munitions Response Projects 2004, by Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council (64 pages, contributing author). Small Arms Range Technology (SMART II) 2005, by Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council (70 pages, contributing author). Technical Guidance-Perchlorate 2005, by Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council (70 pages, contributing author).

4 degrees, BA, JD, MS, PhD.

Awards and Honors
Cafritz Award 2001 $7500 prize. 3 performance awards signed by current Supreme Court Justice. 1995-1996, Strathmore’s Who’s Who Registry of Business Leaders. 1998-1999, Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering Printed Media: Washingtonian Magazine December 2000, 12 page story two pictures; 2001, July 28, 2001, The Washington Post Picture B-1; Numerous other stories in the Washington Post; Washington Times; The Ohio News Herald; The Kansas City Star; The Northwest Current; Electronic Media: HTB-TV Russia, 3 minutes prime time; CNN-TV; CBC Radio Canada; Subject of Fox 5 story by Melanie Alnwich winning a national Emmy; and, recognition in numerous other news media.

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District of Columbia Government

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