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July 9, 2019
From left, NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty, Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette, Marc Gibson of NASA, Angela Chambers of NNSA, Lee Mason of NASA, Margaret Weichert of OMB. Not pictured: William Pulse of NNSA.
Joint NNSA/NASA team honored with Gears of Government Award
Its project, called KRUSTY, could someday long-term stays on the surfaces of other worlds.
July 2, 2019
A scene from the January 2019 NNSA job fair in Arlington, Virginia.
NNSA job fair returning to the D.C. area
A look at the July 11 hiring event being held in Arlington, Virginia.
May 6, 2019
NNSA releases strategic documents
NNSA released three strategic documents to guide efforts across the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
March 19, 2019
NNSA’s Jim McConnell, left, joined a panel about the pros and cons of the Senior Executive Service.
NNSA Senior Executive Service tells all
A panel of DOE representatives spoke about the pros and cons of SES positions at a recent discussion.
February 27, 2019
NNSA Hidden Talents: Chad Thompson
NNSA Hidden Talents: Chad Thompson
Being part of the NNSA takes skill, smarts, and determination. It’s no surprise that our workforce is filled with impressive and talented people.
February 21, 2019
Y-12 Construction worker cutting metal
Safety Roadmap ensures NNSA heads in the right direction
The NNSA Administrator recently joined safety professionals from across the Nuclear Security Enterprise to discuss the agency’s new Safety Roadmap.
February 7, 2019
A graphic used at the job fair for the whole of the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
The Nuclear Security Enterprise is hiring!
An estimated 1,700 candidates attended the first-ever NNSA-wide job fair in Arlington, Virginia.
February 5, 2019
NNSA launches enterprise recruitment initiative with its contractor partners at job fair in National Capital Region
Throngs of job seekers braved frigid temperatures in Arlington, Virginia, Jan. 31 for a chance to work in the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
January 16, 2019
Sarah Pevey, Safety, Operations, and Infrastructure Fellow
Graduate Fellow Feature: Sarah Pevey
NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program participants like Sarah Pevey have a unique opportunity within the the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
January 15, 2019
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty addresses the workforce at an All Hands meeting
NNSA Administrator highlights 2018 achievements and looks to the future at end-of-year All Hands
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty addressed the federal workforce at an All Hands meeting last month at DOE headquarters in Washington.
December 26, 2018
An employee at Y-12 National Security Complex walks through Building 9212.
Workshop at Y-12 shares tools for maintaining aging infrastructure
More than 100 experts gathered at Y-12 National Security Complex to discuss methods of dealing with aging nuclear security infrastructure.
December 7, 2018
The Mercury Solar Project at Nevada National Security Site.
Nevada National Security Site finishes solar array and begins era of net-zero energy buildings
The Nevada National Security Site inaugurated the Mercury Solar Project last month, moving further down the path of sustainability.
October 2, 2018
NNSA and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory staff tour the newly refurbished radiochemistry laboratory.
LLNL renovates four Cold War-era radiochemistry laboratories
NNSA and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory staff recently got an early peek at four newly renovated radiochemistry laboratories.
September 14, 2018
Y-12 National Security Campus’s “Building Partnerships for a Sustainable Future” Strategic Partnerships for Sustainability Award winners (from left) Gene Sievers, Tim Hutson, Nathan Wallace, Bud Slaven,  Jason Phillips, Don Peters,  Joe Duncan,  Halen Phi
DOE honors sustainability pioneers throughout NNSA labs and sites
Innovative thinkers across the Nuclear Security Enterprise were recently recognized for their outstanding contributions in sustainability.
May 30, 2018
A conceptual drawing of four Kilopower reactors on Mars’ surface.
KRUSTY project demonstrates potential power sources for future space exploration
NNSA and NASA joined forces to develop a power source able to support deep space travel and outlast existing fuel sources.
April 24, 2018
Albuquerque Complex Project authorized to begin construction
NNSA authorized the start of construction of the Albuquerque Complex Project on April 20.
March 29, 2018
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty and Ambassador Linton F. Brooks presented Kaylyn Peters, center, with the achievement in a formal award ceremony at DOE Headquarters.
Early career public servant earns 2018 Linton F. Brooks Medal
NNSA awarded Kaylyn Peters with the 2018 Linton F. Brooks Medal for Dedication to Public Service in a ceremony at DOE Headquarters.
March 12, 2018
Staff from NNSA and Los Alamos National Laboratory open the new shock physics research facility last month. Sheila Feddis, program manager from the Office of Safety, Infrastructure and Operations cuts the ribbon.
New Dynamic Equations-of-State facility opens at Los Alamos National Laboratory
NNSA and Los Alamos National Laboratory staff celebrated at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Dynamic Equations-of-State facility.
February 28, 2018
Sean Moore, Safety, Infrastructure and Operations NGFP fellow.
Graduate Fellow Featured: Sean Moore
The NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program is an opportunity for recent graduates to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise. Featured: Sean Moore
January 22, 2018
The single story, pre-engineered metal, office building houses approximately 30 employees.
NNSA recognizes NNSS with sustainable building award
Several facilities at the Nevada National Security Site achieved High Performance Sustainable Building certification in 2017.
December 22, 2017
NNSA Releases ‘2017 Year in Review’ to Highlight Accomplishments Across the Nuclear Security Enterprise
NNSA today published the “2017 Year in Review.” The report highlights major accomplishments from the past year across vital national security missions
December 8, 2017
CFC giving heats up with charity chili cook-off
The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is one of the largest workplace giving initiatives in the world. In its 56-year history, it has raised over ...
November 22, 2017
Graduate Fellow Feature: Kaatrin ‘Kat’ Abbott
The NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program (NGFP) is a unique opportunity for recent graduates to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise. These full...
November 8, 2017
Los Alamos National Laboratory earns NNSA building sustainability award
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and the Los Alamos Field Office have advanced the effort toward modern and efficient Nuclear Security ...
October 20, 2017
All charged up and ready to go
A new Battery Test Facility at Sandia National Laboratories (Sandia) in Albuquerque, New Mexico, will help improve the safety and efficiency...