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June 3, 2020
The 2019-2020 NNSA MLDP graduating class
NNSA recognizes 14 new graduates of its Mid-Level Leadership Development Program
A virtual ceremony marked the graduation of NNSA’s fourth class to complete the MLDP on June 1.
May 28, 2020
Igor Tregub, an engineer and program manager with NNSA’s Livermore Field Office
NNSA COVID-19 champion fights for his community
NNSA engineer and program manager from the Livermore Field Office has helped his community fight against social isolation.
May 27, 2020
Workshop on Signatures of Man-Made Isotope Production (WOSMIP) went online rather than not carry on their vital work of discussing the issues surrounding detecting nuclear explosions.
What do you do when a pandemic disrupts a vital conference on nuclear explosion detection? You take it online, of course!
When COVID-19 cancelled its international conference, the Workshop on Signatures of Man-Made Isotope Production went virtual.
May 26, 2020
Beth Walker, an engineer at the NNSA’s Kansas City Field Office, and her son Nathan, who has a rare genetic disease that gives him little or no immune defenses.
NNSA family has been practicing stay-at-home challenges for years
NNSA's Beth Walker founded Every Day a Hero to help families with children who develop neutropenia.
May 21, 2020
Computer screen full of code
Guiding the next generation of ‘white hat’ cyber hackers
NNSS safety oversight representative donates a precious commodity—his time—to help youth learn cyber ethics.
May 14, 2020
W88 emblem
Pantex reaches milestone with W88 Alt 370
Pantex has announced the successful assembly of the W88 Alt 370 First Production Capability Unit.
May 11, 2020
Les Winfield, general engineer and Federal Aviation Manager with NNSA’s Nevada Field Office
NNSA Army veteran clears runway for aircraft acquisition
Les Winfield of the Nevada Field Office supervised the purchase of three fixed-wing aircraft to support the nuclear incident response mission.
May 8, 2020
National Ignition Facility
Experiments resume at the National Ignition Facility
NIF has resumed experiments after Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory reduced operations in March due to COVID-19.
May 1, 2020
Cassandra Jones, an information security specialist at NNSA's Savannah River Field Office, sews masks to share with others during the coronavirus pandemic.
So what? At NNSA, some sew masks
With face masks in short supply to protect people against the coronavirus pandemic, a hero at the Savannah River Site has stepped up to the challenge.
April 29, 2020
NNSA's Randy Weidman and some of the apparel he needs to maintain his beehives.
NNSA Hidden Talents: Randy Weidman
Work isn't the only thing that's buzzing around this engineer's head.
April 24, 2020
Adam DaeGorn, a Federal Project Manager with NNSA’s Nevada Field Office, helps lead the Boy Scouts in Troop 130.
NNSA Nevada Field Office Project Manager helps Boy Scouts earn Nuclear Science Merit Badge
In addition to camping and hiking, scout master and former Eagle Scout helps them better understand radiation.
April 20, 2020
A recipient of the personal protective equipment models one of Scott Hawks' creations. Hawks prints the frame to hold the plastic shield.
NNSA 3D-printing enthusiast uses his hobby to help people on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic
Scott Hawks, a 3D-printing enthusiast, leapt at the opportunity to do good with his hobby by creating PPE frames.
April 16, 2020
Fifty-five Sandia National Laboratories employees volunteered at Roadrunner Food Bank in Albuquerque, New Mexico in early April.
Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories raise more than $160,000 for two New Mexico food banks
Employees from two New Mexico labs help feed people during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 14, 2020
Tony Santo Domingo, an NNSA Graduate Fellow, will complete his fellowship at the Nevada Field Office and has accepted a permanent position there.
NNSA Fellow pursues meaningful career in Nevada: Tony Santo Domingo
Tony Santo Domingo is grateful for his experience at the Nevada National Security Site and is excited about becoming a successful leader in NNSA.
April 9, 2020
NNSA's Mid-Level Leadership Development Program participants took part in a course at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in early March.
NNSA’s Mid-Level Leadership Development Program creates future leaders
MLDP participants took part in a leadership course at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in early March.
April 6, 2020
Full-time teleworking presents unique mental and physical challenges. An NNSA program has come up with eight recommendations to optimize health.
NNSA Human Performance program suggests teleworking guidance
Human performance program provides eight recommendations for remote workers that can help them maintain productivity and wellness.
March 30, 2020
NNSA's Mark Scheuer finds that learning Russian has taken him places and helped him in ways he never imagined.
Should you learn another language? NNSA Russian speaker says “Da!”
NNSA's Mark Scheuer finds speaking Russian is a handy skill – whether it is helping out a lost traveler or breaking the ice at work meetings.
March 27, 2020
High-performance computers from the Nuclear Security Enterprise, including Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Lassen, have joined the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium.
NNSA contributes world-class supercomputers to COVID-19 fight
NNSA will apply its supercomputing capabilities and technical expertise in support of the fight to stop the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
March 11, 2020
NNSA Hidden Talents: Joel Wirth
NNSA Hidden Talents: Joel Wirth
At work, Sandia National Laboratories' manager designs systems to keep highly engineered vehicles up to speed. At home, his efforts win speed records.
March 10, 2020
NNSA hosts international radiological medical training in Rome
NNSA hosts international radiological medical training in Rome
NNSA conducted an International Medical Management of Radiological Injuries Course for NATO partners in Rome.
March 4, 2020
Diana Sanders analyzes the integrity of welds in a stainless steel tube. Metallography is one of many Y-12 National Security Complex's analytical capabilities used for ensuring nuclear-arsenal quality.
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.
March 3, 2020
The Kansas City National Security Campus is offering a $5,000 renewable scholarship in memory of Lt. Darwin DuPree
Law enforcement scholarship offered in honor of KCNSC Protective Force training officer
KCNSC is offering a $5,000 scholarship in memory of Lt. Darwin DuPree, a beloved and well respected site Protective Force officer.
February 27, 2020
Unica Viramontes provides expertise, support and guidance in all areas of security at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Los Alamos National Laboratory's Unica Viramontes focuses on building solid, effective security teams
Unica Viramontes is the first woman at LANL to be named senior director of the lab's Defense Security Program.
February 26, 2020
NPO, CNS executive teams lead by example during wellness challenge
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.
February 19, 2020
Daniel Escobar is a a Google-certified 360, and drone, photographer.
NNSA Hidden Talents: Daniel Escobar
NNSA's Daniel Escobar creates "tiny planet" photos of landscapes and everyday things.