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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
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 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 25, 2019
Micropower Impulse Radar
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
The DOE Mile 2019 logo
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
Contractors place the last piece of structural frame on the Mechanical Electrical Building at the Uranium Processing Facility at Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
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
Experts from NNSA’s Office of Counterterrorism and Counterproliferation, working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, recently trained emergency responders on best practices around radiological dispersal devices, also known as “dirty bombs."
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
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 29, 2019
Donna Riggs works at Y-12 National Security Complex for the the NNSA Production Office. She stamped the first production unit of the B61-12's canned subassembly to indicate it was certified.
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
Employees at Y-12 National Security Complex gather to celebrate completion of the first production unit of the B61-12
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 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.
January 9, 2019
Secret Cities: The Architecture and Planning of the Manhattan Project, a special exhibition at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C.
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
Brian Gullett, center, accepts his team’s Award of Excellence from NNSA Assistant Deputy Administrator for Major Modernization Programs Michael Thompson and NNSA Production Office Deputy Manager Teresa Robbins.
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
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 14, 2018
The Y-12 National Security Complex Protective Force benchmarks tactics and techniques with Marines from the Close Quarters Battle School in Virginia.
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
Josh Cunningham, an NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program fellow at Y-12 National Security Complex.
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
Jahleel Hudson speaking about entrepreneurship and NNSA at 2018 HBCU Week Conference.
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
How NNSA uses microwaves in its missions
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
The spectrum of NNSA work
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.