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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.
January 7, 2019
Hidden Talents of NNSA: John Cormier
NNSA Hidden Talents: John Cormier
John Cormier aids NNSA’s Defense Programs mission as a program manager and engineer on weapon modernization. He also has a hidden talent.
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.
January 3, 2019
Researchers at the Kansas City National Security Campus (KCNSC) ready a rocket for launch. Test engineers have begun to use research rockets to develop the technical knowledge required to improve weapon
Kansas City National Security Campus launches rocket-based research campaign
Test engineers at KCNSC have begun to use research rockets to develop the technical knowledge required to improve nonnuclear weapon system technology.
January 2, 2019
Dr. Karen Ventura, a NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program Fellow in the Office of Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation
Graduate Fellow Feature: Dr. Karen Ventura
Dr. Karen Ventura is part of the NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program, a unique opportunity for recent graduates to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
December 28, 2018
Savannah River Site employees sort toys prior to being loaded into several waiting trucks.
The season of giving comes to NNSA
NNSA's people work tirelessly to help keep our Nation safe, but for many, the holiday season is a special time to give back.
December 27, 2018
The Jupiter Laser Facility
NNSA explores unsolved mysteries of science: Why is there more matter than antimatter in the universe?
Scientists at NNSA's labs explore the world of antimatter through various experiments and tools.
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 21, 2018
What is dark matter? promo
NNSA explores unsolved mysteries of science: What is dark matter?
Most matter has never been directly observed – this “dark matter” is wholly invisible to the entire spectrum.
December 19, 2018
The NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program is a unique opportunity for recent graduates like Matthew Tweardy to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
Graduate Fellow Feature: Matthew Tweardy
The NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program is a great opportunity for recent graduates like Matthew Tweardy to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
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 13, 2018
Adriana Sweet of the University of California, Berkeley, presents her research to an NSSC audience during the fall workshop at Sandia National Laboratories in California.
Academic consortium takes learning about nuclear science on the road
The Nuclear Science and Security Consortium -- a consortium of eight universities -- took their mission on the road to reach a broader audience.
December 7, 2018
The Mercury Solar Project at Nevada National Security Site.
Nevada National Security Site finishes solar array and begins era of net-zero energy buildings
The Nevada National Security Site inaugurated the Mercury Solar Project last month, moving further down the path of sustainability.
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.
December 3, 2018
Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers work on Low-Cost, Radiation-Hardened Single-Board Computer for command and data handling. The technology won an R&D 100 award in 2018.
Nuclear Security Enterprise recognized for outstanding research and development
Three of NNSA's labs and sites were honored for innovation in 2018 with R&D 100 Awards.
November 28, 2018
Mid-Level Leadership Development Program participants with Mark Holecek, NNSA's Kansas City Field Office Manager and Jeff Shoulta, Deputy Manager.
Finish line in sight for mid-level NNSA leaders-in-training
The Mid-level Leadership Development Program gives participants a chance to see how the moving pieces of NNSA come together.
November 23, 2018
Black hole accretion disk
NNSA explores unsolved mysteries of science: how do black holes work?
From the massive expanse of outer space to the infinitesimal world of subatomic particles, humankind has relentlessly searched for answers.
November 21, 2018
Dr. Bella King, NNSA Graduate Fellow supporting Defense Programs
Graduate Fellow Feature: Dr. Bella King
The NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program (NGFP) is a unique opportunity for recent graduates to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
November 19, 2018
Federal Aviation Administration No-Drone Zone sign.
NNSA deploys its first counter-unmanned aircraft system
To mitigate any malicious aerial intruders at NNSA’s sites, the Office of Defense Nuclear Security has deployed its first counter-UAS platform.
November 16, 2018
The Discovery Center in Livermore offers a number of interactive learning displays aimed at fostering curiosity and a better understanding of core scientific principles.
National Lab-sponsored education free-for-all
NNSA researchers help foster the next generation of thinkers at free science, technology, engineering, and math learning events.