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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.
June 22, 2018
A veteran receives a check-up.
Supercomputers helping real-life superheroes in VA-DOE team-up
An interagency partnership between the Department of Veterans Affairs and NNSA will use supercomputing to securely analyze digital medical records.
June 20, 2018
WSU students explain how their equipment design improves the sensitivity of gamma spectroscopy systems in support of atmospheric radionuclide measurement.
Interns at PNNL solve real-world problems in nuclear safeguard research
The Safeguards Internship Program at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory results in real-world solutions to nonproliferation challenges.
June 15, 2018
The Nuclear Security Enterprise takes in the scenery on Nature Photography Day
The Nuclear Security Enterprise takes in the scenery on Nature Photography Day
The National Laboratories, plants, and sites of NNSA span our beautiful nation from coast to coast.
June 15, 2018
An undergraduate student shows high schoolers how to program their robotic rover system using an open-source platform called Arduino
A domino effect of STEM enrichment
Energy Day at the University of New Mexico (UNM) was a chance for students to help other students learn about science in a fun way.
June 13, 2018
Alfred Castillo, center, with Frank Lofton, AAR chief inspector, left, and David Jones, AAR vice president of operations.
Secure transport master mechanic wins lifetime achievement award
NNSA Aircraft inspector Alfred Castillo has been honored with the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award
June 11, 2018
David Huizenga, NNSA’s Principal Assistant Deputy Administrator, and Dr. Khammar Mrabit, Director General of the Moroccan Agency for Nuclear and Radiological Safety and Security, sign a new memorandum of understanding in Rabat, Morocco.
NNSA formalizes radiological security collaboration with Morocco
NNSA formalizes radiological security collaboration with Morocco
June 7, 2018
Lisa Gordon-Hagerty, Under Secretary for Nuclear Security and NNSA Administrator, talks with recent graduates.
Hats off to the Class of 2018! NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program celebrates a year of accomplishments
NNSA’s Graduate Fellowship Program (NGFP) celebrated the next group of rising nuclear security leaders during a formal ceremony in Washington.
June 4, 2018
Levi Bowman of NNSA was honored as one of Forty Under Forty professionals who are making a difference in New Mexico.
Albuquerque business community honors NNSA employee as one of Forty Under Forty
NNSA computer engineer Levi Bowman was honored as one of Forty Under Forty professionals who are making a difference in New Mexico.
May 31, 2018
Blue-filtered image of Y-12 open house from 1967
Touring Y-12 never goes out of style
As Y-12 National Security Campus celebrates its diamond anniversary, staff are preparing to host the Secret City tours on June 8.
May 30, 2018
A conceptual drawing of four Kilopower reactors on Mars’ surface.
KRUSTY project demonstrates potential power sources for future space exploration
NNSA and NASA joined forces to develop a power source able to support deep space travel and outlast existing fuel sources.
May 24, 2018
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty and Gen. John E. Hyten, the commander of U.S. Strategic Command
U.S. Strategic Command leader looks to the future
Gen. John E. Hyten, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, spoke to employees at NNSA and across the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
May 23, 2018
From left, Claudia Miranda, Nate St. Martin, Ed Byers, Dale Conwell, and Walter Cole of NNSA’s Defense Programs Decision Support team.
NNSA Defense Programs leads the pack in giving back
Five runners NNSA's Defense Programs’ decision support team, ran in a three-mile charity race in Washington, D.C.
May 22, 2018
Anh Nguyen, left, talks to OST Deputy Assistant Deputy Administrator Kerry Clark.
OST attorney reflects on childhood journey as refugee
Anh Nguyen of NNSA's Office of Secure Transportation (OST) has ties today and in the past to Arkansas' Fort Chaffee, home of OST's training command.
May 18, 2018
Frank Lowery, Dr. Dave Rude, and Cory Jackson participate in the annual MSIPP meeting
NNSA focuses on minority STEM students
NNSA held a three day Minority Serving Institutions Partnership Program meeting on the campuses of Morehouse College and Clark Atlanta University