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Listing of Y-12 National Security Complex-related blogs and press releases
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May 6, 2019
NNSA releases strategic documents
NNSA released three strategic documents to guide efforts across the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
May 3, 2019
DOE and NNSA employees go the extra mile in a nationwide virtual footrace
The DOE Mile is a friendly competition between labs, plants, and sites across the Department of Energy. It is May 7.
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.
March 21, 2019
NNSA to host recruitment event at Georgia Tech
NNSA and its Management and Operating partners will host their first-ever Nuclear Security Enterprise Day at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
March 14, 2019
Uranium Processing Facility marks construction milestone with “topping off”
Construction crews at UPF celebrated completion of the structural frame on the Mechanical Electrical Building.
March 6, 2019
NNSA helps emergency response partners plan for the “First 100 Minutes” of a radiological attack
Experts from NNSA collaborated with the Federal Emergency Management Agency on best practices in dealing with “dirty bombs.”
February 7, 2019
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 29, 2019
Dedicated NNSA team members deserve a stamp of approval
Two of NNSA’s Life Extension Programs recently reached major milestones. Quality assurance professionals were on hand to mark these historic moments.
January 18, 2019
Major milestone achieved for B61-12 Life Extension Program
The first production unit of the B61-12 Life Extension Program canned subassembly was certified by Y-12 National Security Complex four months early.
January 15, 2019
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.
January 9, 2019
NNSA leader looks to the next 75 years for our “Secret Cities”
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty visited Washington, D.C.'s National Building Museum for its exhibit about the Manhattan Project's cities.
January 4, 2019
Team members across Nuclear Security Enterprise excel in stockpile stewardship
Each year, NNSA Defense Programs awards are presented to NNSA employees who have shown outstanding support of the Stockpile Stewardship program.
December 26, 2018
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 14, 2018
Y-12’s protective force trains with the Marines
Members of Y-12 National Security Complex’s protective force have a collaborative training relationship with the U.S. Marines.
December 4, 2018
Graduate Fellow Feature: Josh Cunningham
He is a participant in the NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program, a unique opportunity for recent graduates to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
October 19, 2018
NNSA engineer speaks at Historically Black Colleges and Universities event to promote Strategic Partnership Programs
Jahleel Hudson in NNSA’s Office of Defense Programs spoke about Strategic Partnership Programs – relationships between NNSA and outside organizations.
October 15, 2018
Microwaves: Not just for popcorn
The Y-12 National Security Complex has developed a technology that uses microwave sintering, bonding, and assembly techniques for manufacturing metal.
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.
July 23, 2018
Y-12 extends nuclear expertise by housing certified reference materials used around the world
Y-12 National Security Complex adds housing the nation’s certified reference samples to its responsibilities.
May 31, 2018
Touring Y-12 never goes out of style
As Y-12 National Security Campus celebrates its diamond anniversary, staff are preparing to host the Secret City tours on June 8.
May 30, 2018
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 26, 2018
Throwback Thursday: invention hall of fame
In recognition of Inventor’s Month, we are taking a look back at some timeless technologies developed across the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
March 29, 2018
Uranium Processing Facility project leader hailed as Federal Project Director of the Year
Dale Christenson has been named the Department of Energy’s Federal Project Director of the Year for 2017. He works on the Uranium Processing Facility.
March 23, 2018
Uranium Processing Facility authorized to start construction on main buildings
The Uranium Processing Facility project has been authorized to start construction on three main buildings.