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September 18, 2019
NNSA donates container to IAEA for shipping radioactive sources
NNSA presented the International Atomic Energy Agency with a container for transporting highly radioactive materials.
September 4, 2019
The meeting was led by NNSA Associate Principal Deputy Administrator David Huizenga, right, and Ambassador Koji Kano of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.
U.S., Japan strengthen nuclear security ties through working group
The U.S.-Japan Nuclear Security Working Group convened for its 10th meeting in Livermore, California.
August 29, 2019
The Thailand Institute for Nuclear Technology Staff meet with instructors to prepare for a demonstration drill at the ASEANTOM training event.
NNSA holds nuclear security training workshop with ASEAN members
NNSA held an training workshop in Thailand with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ Network of Regulatory Bodies on Atomic Energy.
August 27, 2019
Containers with consolidated sources on long-term, secure storage pad at Mangystau Atomic Energy Complex-Kazatomprom.
NNSA and the Netherlands help Kazakhstan improve radioactive source management
NNSA partnered with the Netherlands to complete two major radioactive source management projects in Kazakhstan.
July 31, 2019
NNSA’s stockpile stewardship and nuclear nonproliferation annual reports delivered to Congress
NNSA has released the FY20 Stockpile Stewardship and Management Plan and the Prevent, Counter, and Respond—NNSA’s Plan to Reduce Global Threats.
July 22, 2019
NNSA awards cooperative agreements for the production of molybdenum-99 to three U.S. companies
NNSA has completed negotiations for three cooperative agreement awards for the production of molybdenum-99 without the use of highly enriched uranium.
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 3, 2019
Sachiko McAlhany with NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty.
Thank you for your service: An NNSA salute
Four NNSA employees and a friend to NNSA retired recently.
May 24, 2019
Georgia’s Deputy Minister of Environment Protection and Agriculture and the head of Georgia’s Agency of Nuclear and Radiation Safety are joined by U.S. and U.K. partners in front of the secure truck.
U.S. and U.K. support radiological security in nation of Georgia
NNSA, the United Kingdom, and Georgia have enhanced radiological security in the Black Sea nation.
May 22, 2019
Ambassador Linton Brooks, left, and NNSA Administrator Lisa Gordon-Hagerty, right, present the 2019 Linton Brooks Award to Jessica Lillo.
NNSA honors two early-career employees
NNSA awarded two early-career employees with the 2019 Linton F. Brooks Medal for Dedication to Public Service this month.
May 21, 2019
NNSA marks 20th anniversary of the Nuclear Smuggling Detection and Deterrence program
NNSA marked the 20th anniversary of the Nuclear Smuggling Detection and Deterrence program with a ceremony.
May 15, 2019
Thais Ramo, an NNSA Graduate Fellow
Graduate Fellow Feature: Thais Ramo
NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program is a unique opportunity for recent graduates, including Thais Ramo, to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
May 10, 2019
Dr. Karen Ventura, an NGFP Fellow
Teachers of now-NNSA fellows inspire passion, gratitude, and perseverance
Inspiration -- especially from teachers -- stays with us all.
May 10, 2019
NNSA nonproliferation expert nominated for prestigious public service award
An NNSA nonproliferation expert is one of 26 finalists for the Partnership for Public Service’s 2019 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals.
May 9, 2019
NNSA Administrator attends groundbreaking for molybdenum-99 production facility in Wisconsin
The head of NNSA attended a groundbreaking ceremony today for a new molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) production facility in Janesville, Wisconsin.
May 6, 2019
NNSA releases strategic documents
NNSA released three strategic documents to guide efforts across the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
May 3, 2019
U.S. and U.K. complete removal of record amount of highly enriched uranium
NNSA and the United Kingdom have completed an effort to move excess highly enriched uranium to the United States for downblending.
April 24, 2019
NNSA Graduate Fellow Ramon Rodriguez
Graduate Fellow Feature: Ramon Rodriguez
Ramon Rodriguez participates in the NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program, an opportunity for recent graduates to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
April 22, 2019
Graduate students Rebecca Lewis and Zachary Matheson
NNSA’s missions keep young scientists coming back for more
Stewardship Science Academic Alliances Program grad students land spots in NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program.
April 16, 2019
Belgian Minister of Security and Home Affairs, Pieter De Crem, and NNSA Administrator Lisa Gordon-Hagerty, delivered opening remarks at the International Symposium on Insider Threat Mitigation.
‘There is no margin to be complacent’: Conference brings Nuclear insider threats into focus
Nuclear industry experts from across the globe gathered in Belgium in February to participate in an International Symposium on Insider Threats.
April 8, 2019
NNSA celebrates 10th anniversary of Alarm Response Training at Y-12 National Security Complex
An NNSA program that prepares first responders in the event of the theft of radioactive material observed 10 years of operation.
April 5, 2019
Michael Yo, far left, and colleagues pose in front of the U.S. Embassy in Beijing.
NNSA employee in China serves Nation from half a world away
Foreign affairs specialists support the agency's -- and the Department of Energy's -- missions around the world.
March 29, 2019
Under Secretary for Nuclear Security and NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty delivered a keynote address at the DOE/NNSA Women’s History Month event.
NNSA celebrates visionary women
The NNSA administrator was the keynote speaker a special “Visionary Women” event at DOE headquarters
March 20, 2019
X-ray and electron beam irradiators can be used as a more secure alternative to high-activity radioactive sources like cobalt-60.
NNSA, IAEA, and Argentina partner to reduce the risk of radiological terrorism through alternative technologies
NNSA works to reduce the use of radioactive sources by promoting alternative technology aiding in source removal