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June 8, 2020
Flight test confirms B61-12 compatible with Air Force’s primary jet fighter
NNSA and the U.S. Air Force successfully completed two flight tests in at the Tonopah Test Range in Nevada for the B61-12 Life Extension Program.
June 5, 2020
Marie Griego of NNSA's Los Alamos Field Office, takes on daily security challenges.
Los Alamos Field Office security specialist snags top DOE and NNSA awards
After starting as an administrative assistant, she worked her way up to Information Technology Program Manager through hard work and eagerness.
April 16, 2020
Fifty-five Sandia National Laboratories employees volunteered at Roadrunner Food Bank in Albuquerque, New Mexico in early April.
Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories raise more than $160,000 for two New Mexico food banks
Employees from two New Mexico labs help feed people during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 2, 2020
Public invited to comment on Environmental Impact Statement for proposed plutonium pit mission at Savannah River Site
NNSA has released for public comment the Draft Savannah River Site Pit Production Environmental Impact Statement.
March 27, 2020
High-performance computers from the Nuclear Security Enterprise, including Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Lassen, have joined the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium.
NNSA contributes world-class supercomputers to COVID-19 fight
NNSA will apply its supercomputing capabilities and technical expertise in support of the fight to stop the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
March 10, 2020
Public invited to comment on expanded plutonium pit production at Los Alamos National Laboratory
NNSA has posted for public comment a draft Supplement Analysis to the 2008 Site-wide Environmental Impact Statement for Continued Operations of LANL.
February 27, 2020
Unica Viramontes provides expertise, support and guidance in all areas of security at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Los Alamos National Laboratory's Unica Viramontes focuses on building solid, effective security teams
Unica Viramontes is the first woman at LANL to be named senior director of the lab's Defense Security Program.
February 6, 2020
NNSA releases performance evaluation summaries for contractors that run its labs, plants, and sites
NNSA completes an assessment of M&O partners’ effectiveness in meeting the performance expectations.
January 15, 2020
NNSA Administrator attends Nuclear Security Enterprise Day at University of Michigan
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty attended the Nuclear Security Enterprise Day at the University of Michigan and spoke to interested students.
January 8, 2020
NNSA releases Supplement Analysis to Complex Transformation Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement
NNSA released a final Supplement Analysis to the 2008 Complex Transformation Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement.
January 8, 2020
Los Alamos National Laboratory employees Lawrence Trujillo,left, and Eric Yee have played with several of New Mexico legends.
NNSA hidden talents: Eric Yee and Lawrence Trujillo make music in New Mexico
Two key members of Los Alamos National Laboratory's plutonium mission contribute to New Mexico music.
December 23, 2019
Volunteer Maribel Dominguez, left, and Communities In Schools New Mexico Site Coordinator Alex Mazares meet in the library to discuss the students with whom Dominguez will meet and provide learning assistance.
Los Alamos Field Office engineer uses language to promote learning
NNSA engineer from Los Alamos travels to Santa Fe each week to help students learn English as a second language.
November 25, 2019
NNSA names Michael Weis as new Los Alamos Field Office Manager
NNSA selected Michael Weis as the new manager of its Los Alamos Field Office, effective January 2020.
October 7, 2019
NNSA Administrator and Rep. Kaptur attend Nuclear Security Enterprise Day at The University of Toledo
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty joined Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur at The University of Toledo Oct. 7 for Nuclear Security Enterprise Day.
September 24, 2019
IF/THEN logo from AAAS.
NNSA National Lab employees chosen as STEM ambassadors
Two NNSA lab employees chosen by the American Association for the Advancement of Science as role models for girls
August 21, 2019
NNSA hosts Nuclear Weapons Council at Savannah River Site, Los Alamos National Laboratory
NNSA hosted members of the Nuclear Weapons Council at Savannah River Site Los Alamos National Laboratory.
August 8, 2019
One metric ton of plutonium removed safely and securely from South Carolina
NNSA has fulfilled a court order to remove one metric ton of defense plutonium from South Carolina.
August 5, 2019
Recruiters from NNSA and its labs, plants, and sites will be at Nuclear Security Enterprise Days on college campuses nationwide.
Nuclear Security Enterprise Days are coming to colleges around the country
NNSA will host several more recruiting events at colleges and universities across the country this fall.
July 25, 2019
Eleven NNSA employees receive Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
Eleven NNSA employees receives the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) in a ceremony at the White House.
July 24, 2019
Seal of the president of the United States
11 NNSA employees receive highest honor for early career scientists and engineers
ising stars of nuclear security have been singled out for their excellence and named recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award.
July 16, 2019
NNSA recruitment initiative picking up steam with events nationwide
NNSA and its contracting partners have launched a nationwide recruitment initiative.
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.
June 24, 2019
Crew members use a crane to prepare for one part of the Source Physics Experiment in 2018
Scientists can better detect underground nuclear explosions thanks to NNSA’s Source Physics Experiment
NNSA completed the second phase of the SPE at Nevada National Security Site
June 7, 2019
NNSA to issue Notice of Intent to prepare Environmental Impact Statement for proposed pit production mission in South Carolina
The EIS will meet obligations under the National Environmental Policy Act.