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August 31, 2018
Japanese public safety team members plan out an evacuation route in the offsite center during the exercise.
NNSA sits in on international exercise with an extra challenge
NNSA emergency response experts had a front-row seat to Japan’s annual full-scale Nuclear Disaster Preparedness Drill, held August 25 to 26 near Kyoto
August 29, 2018
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hargerty and U.S. Navy Vice Adm. David Kriete
NNSA Administrator recognizes Deputy Commander at U.S. Strategic Command
The NNSA Administrator recognized Navy Vice Adm. David Kriete of U.S. Strategic Command for his work on the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review.
August 28, 2018
Asia Pacific Island officials signal their approval at a July workshop where they joined safeguards experts from the U.S., Indonesia, Singapore, and the IAEA in Jakarta.
NNSA promotes awareness about nuclear safeguards in Pacific region
NNSA and Indonesia hosted a workshop in Jakarta to increase awareness among Asia Pacific countries about IAEA safeguards agreements.
August 24, 2018
Volunteers organize backpacks
Sandia/California rallies to deliver a record 202 backpacks to children of military families
For the fifth year in a row, Sandia Labs in California has rallied to give children of local military families a stellar start to the school year.
August 17, 2018
NNSA and Georgetown University Hospital partner to remove radioactive Cs-137 irradiator
NNSA and Georgetown University Hospital partner to remove radioactive Cs-137 irradiator
NNSA and Medstar Georgetown University Hospital worked to remove a cesium-137 blood irradiator and replace it with an X-ray irradiator.
August 17, 2018
Brig. Gen. Ron Allen is the Principal Assistant Deputy Administrator for Military Application in the NNSA Office of Defense Programs.
NNSA’s Office of Defense Programs welcomes new leader for military application
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Ron Allen joins NNSA as Principal Assistant Deputy Administrator for Military Application in the Office of Defense Programs.
August 16, 2018
U.S. Ambassador to Argentina Edward C. Prado welcomed participants to the Embassy Residence on the opening night of the National Safeguards Inspections Regional Workshop in Buenos Aires in June 2018.
NNSA and Argentina partner to strengthen nuclear safeguards
NNSA and Argentina co-hosted a National Safeguards Inspections Regional Workshop in Buenos Aires.
August 15, 2018
Col. Theodore Breuker, commander of security forces at Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, left, and Robert Suminsby, manager of the OST Office of Mission Operations, listen to an OST federal agent describe equipment used by agents.
Office of Secure Transportation opens its doors
Open house at NNSA's Office of Secure Transportation’s aviation hangar on Kirtland Air Force Base gives security forces a behind-the-scenes look.
August 13, 2018
Dr. Njema Frazier speaks at 45th International Conference on Plasma Science
NNSA physicist at the forefront of plasma research
The Director of the Office of Experimental Science, Dr. Njema Frazier, recently attended the 45th International Conference on Plasma Science in Denver
August 7, 2018
Participants in the Ingestion Pathway Exercise discuss techniques and approaches for a coordinated emergency response during refresher course in Alabama.
NNSA and partners from Alabama, Florida, and Georgia practice what they would do in case of radiological emergency
NNSA hosted emergency preparedness personnel from Alabama, Florida and Georgia in a workshop to improve readiness for a nuclear power plant accident.
August 6, 2018
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty and Stephen Lovegrove cut the ribbon on the U.S.-U.K. Mutual Defense Agreement 60th Anniversary commemorative exhibit at DOE headquarters in Washington, D.C.
United States and United Kingdom celebrate 60th anniversary of Mutual Defense Agreement
The United States and United Kingdom celebrated the 60th anniversary of their Mutual Defense Agreement.
August 1, 2018
Capt. Owen Travis and Deputy Administrator for Naval Reactors Adm. James Frank Caldwell Jr.
NNSA employee salute: thank you for your service
NNSA says goodbye to four dedicated team members
July 30, 2018
NNSA’s 2018 Mid-level Leadership Development Class visits the Nevada Field Office.
Mid-level Leadership Development Program hits the ground running
New NNSA Mid-level Leadership Development Program participants began their journey to reach their top potential and get the most out their careers.
July 24, 2018
NNSA's Laboratory Residency Graduate Fellowship inaugural class
New fellowship brings Ph.D. students into National Laboratories for career-launching opportunity
Four doctoral candidates from prestigious universities have officially come aboard as the first Laboratory Residency Graduate Fellowship.
July 23, 2018
Workers prepare a shipment in Y-12 National Security Complex’s new NBL Center. The center provides special nuclear certified reference samples internationally.
Y-12 extends nuclear expertise by housing certified reference materials used around the world
Y-12 National Security Complex adds housing the nation’s certified reference samples to its responsibilities.
July 20, 2018
The 2018 Sandia National Laboratories Weapon Intern Program class.
NNSA ensures weapons development knowledge is passed to next generation
During a visit to NNSA’s headquarters, the 2018 Sandia National Laboratories’ Weapon Intern Program learned from the experts.
July 18, 2018
An NNSA team recovers a cesium-137 self-shielded irradiator from a hospital in Houston while using a 435-B Type B container.
NNSA funds innovation in radiological security transport containers
NNSA's Office of Radiological Security funded a type of radiation transport canister -- Type B -- and used it for the first time in March.
July 16, 2018
The 2018 National Laboratories Information Technology Summit took place in Nashville, Tennessee.
National Lab IT specialists connect and network at annual summit
The National Laboratories Information Technology Summit has taken place annually since 2000, when it first began as the Tri-Lab Summit.
July 12, 2018
Participants listen and discuss nuclear and radiological security in-depth. From left, Jabal Jesse and Ayami Ifork of Nigeria.
NNSA joins INTERPOL to enhance radiological security in Africa
NNSA and INTERPOL teamed up for a five-day Radiological and Nuclear Prevention and Response course in Accra, Ghana, last April
July 11, 2018
Technical and military couriers from Los Alamos unload a major component of the first atomic bomb from an Army sedan used in 1945 to transport the weapon part to Trinity Site in New Mexico.
Then and Now: Secure Transportation
A history of the transportation of special nuclear materials on the nation's highways.
July 6, 2018
Participants at the 2018 MSIPP workshop on Advanced Manufacturing at the Kansas City National Security Campus (KCNSC).
Minority students in advanced manufacturing collaborate and innovate at Kansas City National Security Campus
University students and professors visited KCNSC for a Minority Serving Institutions Partnership Prorgram advanced manufacturing workshop.
July 5, 2018
Consortia program directors present NNSA Administrator Ms. Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty with a plaque signed by students for NNSA’s support of university research and education programs in nuclear security and nonproliferation.
NNSA taps into university consortia to advance nuclear science
NNSA funds three university consortia to advance R & D in nuclear security, nonproliferation, and treaty-compliance monitoring.
July 3, 2018
From left, moderator Paul Cunningham, DOE Chief Information Security Officer; Max Everett, DOE CIO; Wayne Jones, NNSA CIO; Vasilios Kountouris, DOE Director of Information Technology and Services; and Carol Jones, Sandia National Laboratories CIO.
Cyber specialists come together to collaborate
The 2018 Department of Energy Cyber Conference in Austin, Texas, brought cyber experts together in an interactive forum.
June 26, 2018
Exercise participants outline their plan and discuss their strategy with tools provided during the NNSA NSDD workshop in Tajikistan.
NNSA hosts nuclear security exercise in Tajikistan
NNSA joined the IAEA and the European Commission Joint Research Centre for a tabletop exercise in Tajikistanon preventing nuclear smuggling.
June 25, 2018
Teresa Martinez accepts her Federal Procurement Director of the Year award
NNSA employees win big at Small Business Forum & Expo
Employees from NNSA’s Office of Acquisition and Project Management were singled out for excellence at the DOE Small Business Forum & Expo in Houston.