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Year in Review
Listing of Defense Programs blogs and press releases
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November 9, 2018
An NNSA employee salute: Thank you for your service
When one of our own reaches a major career milestone, we take the opportunity to say, “Thank you for your service.”
November 6, 2018
Office of Secure Transportation takes aim at infrastructure upgrades with new and improved firearms training facility
A firing range at the Office of Secure Transportation’s training command at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, was upgraded and expanded.
November 1, 2018
NNSA’s Annual Reports on Stockpile Stewardship, Nuclear Nonproliferation Delivered to Congress
NNSA releases Stockpile Stewardship and Nuclear Nonproliferation reports.
October 15, 2018
NNSA awards new cooperative agreements to advance nuclear stockpile science
NNSA has designated four new Centers of Excellence at universities across the nation as part of the Stewardship Science Academic Alliances Program.
October 15, 2018
Wide-ranging research at NNSA spans the spectrum
At NNSA’s National Laboratories and sites, research supporting our vital nuclear security missions spans the entire electromagnetic spectrum.
October 9, 2018
Dr. Charles P. Verdon sworn in as Deputy Administrator for NNSA’s Office of Defense Programs
Dr. Charles P. Verdon was sworn in as the Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs at NNSA.
September 28, 2018
B61-12 Life Extension Program Successfully Completes Final Design Review
NNSA has successfully completed a Final Design Review for the B61-12 Life Extension.
September 21, 2018
NNSA’s aviation program soars again
the General Services Administration presented NNSA with two awards for its exceptional aviation work.
September 18, 2018
Then and Now: Computing Power
From punchcards to supercomputers and HPC, computing has come a long way.
August 29, 2018
NNSA Administrator recognizes Deputy Commander at U.S. Strategic Command
The NNSA Administrator recognized Navy Vice Adm. David Kriete of U.S. Strategic Command for his work on the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review.
August 17, 2018
NNSA’s Office of Defense Programs welcomes new leader for military application
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Ron Allen joins NNSA as Principal Assistant Deputy Administrator for Military Application in the Office of Defense Programs.
August 15, 2018
Office of Secure Transportation opens its doors
Open house at NNSA's Office of Secure Transportation’s aviation hangar on Kirtland Air Force Base gives security forces a behind-the-scenes look.
August 13, 2018
NNSA physicist at the forefront of plasma research
The Director of the Office of Experimental Science, Dr. Njema Frazier, recently attended the 45th International Conference on Plasma Science in Denver
August 6, 2018
United States and United Kingdom celebrate 60th anniversary of Mutual Defense Agreement
The United States and United Kingdom celebrated the 60th anniversary of their Mutual Defense Agreement.
August 1, 2018
NNSA employee salute: thank you for your service
NNSA says goodbye to four dedicated team members
July 27, 2018
OST graduates largest group of federal agents in eight years
NNSA's Office of Secure Transportation welcomed 24 federal agents at a graduation ceremony upon completion of Nuclear Materials Courier training.
July 24, 2018
New fellowship brings Ph.D. students into National Laboratories for career-launching opportunity
Four doctoral candidates from prestigious universities have officially come aboard as the first Laboratory Residency Graduate Fellowship.
July 20, 2018
NNSA ensures weapons development knowledge is passed to next generation
During a visit to NNSA’s headquarters, the 2018 Sandia National Laboratories’ Weapon Intern Program learned from the experts.
July 5, 2018
NNSA awards $10 million cooperative agreement to Texas A&M University
NNSA has designated a new Center of Excellence to be led by Texas A&M University in the area of Low Energy Nuclear Science.
June 29, 2018
NNSA, Air Force complete successful end-to-end B61-12 Life Extension Program flight tests at Tonopah Test Range
NNSA and the U.S. Air Force completed two non-nuclear system qualification flight tests of the B61-12 gravity bomb on June 9 at Tonopah Test Range.
June 22, 2018
Supercomputers helping real-life superheroes in VA-DOE team-up
An interagency partnership between the Department of Veterans Affairs and NNSA will use supercomputing to securely analyze digital medical records.
June 20, 2018
NNSA conducts rocket-based research in Hawaii with ‘HOT SHOT’
NNSA and Sandia National Laboratories launched a rocket in May that carried experiments to support the stockpile and increase scientific understanding
June 13, 2018
Secure transport master mechanic wins lifetime achievement award
NNSA Aircraft inspector Alfred Castillo has been honored with the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award
May 24, 2018
U.S. Strategic Command leader looks to the future
Gen. John E. Hyten, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, spoke to employees at NNSA and across the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
May 23, 2018
NNSA Defense Programs leads the pack in giving back
Five runners NNSA's Defense Programs’ decision support team, ran in a three-mile charity race in Washington, D.C.