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Year in Review
Listing of Y-12 National Security Complex-related blogs and press releases
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March 4, 2020
Y-12 lab upgrade ensures enduring capability for examining weapon components
Y-12 National Security Complex recently invested more than $1 million in upgrades to its Materials Testing Laboratory.
February 26, 2020
NNSA Production Office and Y-12 contractor executive teams lead by example during wellness challenge
NNSA's NPO and CNS held a healthy competition recently.
January 30, 2020
Lithium Processing Facility at Y-12 reaches key milestone
NNSA OKs the conceptual design and cost range for a new lithium processing building at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
January 29, 2020
Y-12 employees recognized for Building 9206 project
A team of Y-12 employees was recently recognized for the outstanding work in deactivating 16 uranium processing systems in Building 9206.
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 6, 2020
Uranium Processing Facility substation complete
NNSA's Uranium Processing Facility Project made progress with the recent completion of a new electrical substation at Y-12 National Security Complex.
November 27, 2019
Y-12 safety engineer wins award for best technical paper at international conference
Y-12 engineer awarded for Best Technical Paper for Early Career Nuclear Criticality Safety Professional at conference in Paris.
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.
August 5, 2019
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 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
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
NNSA job fair returning to the D.C. area
A look at the July 11 hiring event being held in Arlington, Virginia.
June 25, 2019
NNSA joins Smithsonian for Military Invention Day
NNSA participated in Military Invention Day at the National Museum of American History.
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 10, 2019
NNSA releases performance reports for labs, plants, and sites
Assessment of Management & Operating partners’ effectiveness in meeting the performance expectations released.