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March 22, 2019
Kelly Cummins explains the future of the plutonium pit production mission to the NNSA workforce.
NNSA gathers workforce to discuss the future of plutonium pit mission
Nuclear Security Enterprise leaders come together to discuss this vital national security mission
March 21, 2019
George Washington University graduate students Wardah Amir, left, and Mah-Noor Ahmed, right, with Program Manager Mark Scheuer at NNSA headquarters in Washington, D.C.
NNSA expert counsels grad students on counterterrorism
Two George Washington University students needed help to help make their simulation capstone project on nuclear security a success.
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
March 19, 2019
NNSA’s Jim McConnell, left, joined a panel about the pros and cons of the Senior Executive Service.
NNSA Senior Executive Service tells all
A panel of DOE representatives spoke about the pros and cons of SES positions at a recent discussion.
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 13, 2019
Lauryn Williams is a member of the 2018-19 NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program (NGFP)
Graduate Fellow Feature: Lauryn Williams
Lauryn Williams is part of the NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program, a unique opportunity for recent graduates to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
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.”
March 5, 2019
NGFP Fellows listen intently and take copious notes at the two-day career information session.
NNSA fellows learn the ins and outs of building their future
The NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program recently held a two-day career event to prepare fellows for the next steps in their careers.
March 1, 2019
NNSA Graduate Fellow Merritt Earle
Graduate Fellow Feature: Merritt Earle
NNSA Graduate Fellows like Merritt Earle are offered full-time, salaried positions in the Nuclear Security Enterprise and a year of training.
February 27, 2019
NNSA Hidden Talents: Chad Thompson
NNSA Hidden Talents: Chad Thompson
Being part of the NNSA takes skill, smarts, and determination. It’s no surprise that our workforce is filled with impressive and talented people.
February 21, 2019
Y-12 Construction worker cutting metal
Safety Roadmap ensures NNSA heads in the right direction
The NNSA Administrator recently joined safety professionals from across the Nuclear Security Enterprise to discuss the agency’s new Safety Roadmap.
February 13, 2019
NNSA Graduate Fellow Juliette Bronchtein
Graduate Fellow Feature: Juliette Bronchtein
Juliette Bronchtein is part of the NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program, a unique opportunity for recent graduates to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise
February 8, 2019
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty speaks at the W76-1 Life Extension Program event at the Pantex Plant near Amarillo, Texas.
Completion of major modernization program calls for major celebration at Pantex Plant
The 20-year effort of modernizing the W76-1 warhead involved every one of NNSA’s labs, plants, and sites across the Nuclear Security Enterprise
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 4, 2019
NNSA's Hidden Talents: Donald Sandoval of Los Alamos National Laboratory
NNSA Hidden Talents: Donald Sandoval
Donald Sandoval is a mechanical engineer for Los Alamos National Laboratory’s historic nuclear weapon program. He also has a hidden talent.
January 30, 2019
Margaret Williams, a NNSA Graduate Fellow supporting Defense Programs
Graduate Fellow Feature: Margaret Williams
Margaret Williams is part of NNSA's Graduate Fellowship Program, a unique opportunity for recent graduates to join 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 23, 2019
Joseph Oder, Phil Calbos, and Charles Taylor
NNSA team members rank among the best
Current and former NNSA team members were awarded Presidential Rank Awards for leadership and commitment to the deterrence mission
January 22, 2019
Members of the Argentina team surround an NNSA employee while monitoring for radiological and nuclear threats at the G-20 Summit in December 2018.
NNSA helps Argentina keep watch for radiological and nuclear materials at G20 Summit
An NNSA counterterrorism team augmented the G-20 Summit in Argentina to keep watch for radiological and nuclear materials.
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 17, 2019
OST Federal Agent Chris Sterie receives a diploma from Dr. Charles B. Cushman, Chancellor, College of International Security Affairs.
OST agent graduates from National Defense University security program
An Office of Secure Transportation agent is a new graduate of NDU’s College of International Security Affairs.
January 16, 2019
Sarah Pevey, Safety, Operations, and Infrastructure Fellow
Graduate Fellow Feature: Sarah Pevey
NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program participants like Sarah Pevey have a unique opportunity within the the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
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 9, 2019
Vincent Fisher, NNSA’s Assistant Deputy Administrator for Secure Transportation, swears in the new class of OST federal agents.
Office of Secure Transportation graduates 19 new federal agents
The OST class is the second-largest since 2010.