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FBP employees retire after decades of service

PIKETON, Ohio -- February 1, 2023 -- On their last day of work at Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth (FBP), Dean Bussa and Dockie Tackett shared that they plan to concentrate on three things during their retirement--golf, grandchildren, and volunteer work.

President and CEO Greg Wilkett  congratulates retirees Dean Bussa (left) and Dockie Tackett (right) with commemorative plaques.

FBP President and CEO Greg Wilkett congratulated and presented each with a commemorative plaque.

“Dean and Dockie have worked a lot of years at the Portsmouth site; nearly 80 if you combine their experience,” Wilkett said. “Their dedication to the Portsmouth Site mission is admirable, and their service is very much appreciated. We wish them a long and healthy retirement.”

Of the 33 years Bussa and Tackett have known each other, 17 were spent working together.

Bussa most recently was a work control coordinator in the X-720 building; he has also worked as a uranium material handler and a supervisor.

“I’m going to chase grandkids and play golf,” Bussa said.

“I’m going to spend more time with my grandchildren while they still think papaw’s cool—I don’t know how long that will last,” Tackett said.

Tackett was a chemical operator in the X-705 building before he retired, but he first worked in the X-344 facility. Tackett plans to spend more time volunteering with the Aladdin Shrine Masons.

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About Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) and BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) (NYSE: BWXT), two world-class companies with significant Ohio experience, formed Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC (FBP) to address the decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) needs at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Portsmouth Site in Pike County, Ohio. Jacobs Engineering, another global leader in industrial and environmental projects, provides support. Fluor-BWXT employs 1,800 workers who bring unparalleled experience, insights, and lessons learned from across the DOE complex. The Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth mandate is to clean up the Portsmouth Site safely and compliantly, provide strong uranium stewardship and partner with local communities to achieve a sustainable economic future. For more information, visit