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Gemperline retires from FBP with 32 years of service

PIKETON, Ohio -- April 25, 2023 -- On April 24, Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth (FBP) Fire Chief Pete Gemperline said farewell to the Portsmouth site, finishing his stint with more than 32 years of service at the site fire station. Four years ago, he retired as a volunteer firefighter and paramedic from the Rosemount Fire Department, which borders the city of Portsmouth. Altogether, he has provided 46 years of service to the community as a fire fighter and paramedic.

On April 24, Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth (FBP) Fire Chief Pete Gemperline said farewell to the Portsmouth site, finishing his stint with more than 32 years of service at the site fire station. President and CEO Greg Wilkett congratulates Gemperline on his retirement.

Pete’s goals for retirement are simple.

“We are very fortunate,” Weary said. “I never had a college degree, but I had a good job.”

“I plan to pursue life at my own pace, travel, ride motorcycles and spend time with the grandchildren,” Gemperline said.

“We are fortunate to have employees like Pete who not only have served us, but also his community as well,” FBP President and CEO Greg Wilkett said. “His service is a true testament to the courage, character and tenacity it takes to do a job and to do it well. We offer our congratulations and wish Pete well in his retirement.”

The Rosemount Fire Department is one of two departments in Clay Township. At PORTS, 45 firefighter/Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and firefighter/paramedics help keep day-to-day operations at the plant safe.

For information about Fluor-BWXT, please visit www.fbportsmouth.com.

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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 www.fbportsmouth.com.