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NNSA publishes a monthly newsletter featuring current events and activities across the nuclear security enterprise. Online archives are available back to 2003.

NNSA publishes a monthly newsletter featuring current events and activities across the nuclear security enterprise. Online archives are available back to 2003.
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  • NNSA, Y-12 Complete Transfer of Highly Enriched Uranium
  • NNSA Ships Additional Special Nuclear Material From LLNL
  • NNSA Announces Return of U.S.-Origin Highly Enriched Uranium Spent Fuel From South Africa
  • DOE, NNSA More Than Doubles Feds Feed Families Goal
  • Los Alamos Achieves World record Pulsed Magnetic Field
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In this issue:

  • U.S., Russia Reaffirm Commitment to Dispose of Surplus Weapons-grade Plutonium
  • NNSA Conference Highlights Work Critical to Stewardship Science
  • NNSA Rolls Out Mobile Radiation Detection System for INTERPOL Members
  • NNSA Monitors Major League Baseball's All-Star Game
  • NNSA Rolls Out Mobile Radiation Detection System for INTERPOL Members
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 In this issue:

  • Chu, D’Agostino Travel to Russia
  • Feds Feed Families Campaign
  • LANL, LLNL Make Element, Mineral Impact
  • NNSA's Pantex Plant Hosts Annual Security Protection Officers Team Competition
  • NNSA LDRD Symposium Focuses on Advancing Nuclear Security
  • NNSA Forms Multi-institution Consortium

In this issue:

  • NNSA Releases Strategic Plan, Goals for Next Decade
  • D’Agostino Addresses Small Business Conference
  • Second Z Plutonium Experiment Tests Materials for NNSA
  • NNSA and DOE Teams Play Critical Role in Response to Japan Crisis
  • NNSA Successfully Begins New Campaign of Verification Experiments at NNSS
  • NNSA Receives Defense Logistics Agency Customer of the Year Award
  • Pantex is Prepared With Satellite-enabled Incident Command Vehicle
  • NNSA Streamlines Functional Responsibilities
  • NNSA Places 56 Participants Throughout Enterprise as Part of Military Academic Collaborations Program

 

In this issue:

  • NNSA Celebrates Earth Week
  • NNSA Conducts Successful JTA Test
  • Supercomputers Keep the Nuclear Stockpile Safe, Secure, Effective
  • 25 Years Later: PNNL Remembers Chernobyl
  • Long-awaited Weapons Cleaner Saves Money
  • B&W Pantex Receives Dwight D. Eisenhower Award for Excellence
  • NNSA Awards Safety and Security Professional Awards
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In this issue:

  • NNSA Supports Response to the Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami
  • NNSA Celebrates Women’s Contributions to Nuclear Security
  • NNSA, Fort Hood Partner to Recover High-Activity Radioactive Source
  • Investing in the Future, Implementing the President’s Nuclear Security Agenda
  • NNSA’s Cielo Supercomputer Approved for Classified Operations
  • NNSA, Rutgers University Hose Counterterrorism Exercise
  • NNSA Expands Nonproliferation Work in Africa
  • NNSA Establishes Security Commodity Team to Standardize Protective Force Equipment
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In this issue:

  • NNSA Helps Keep Super Bowl Safe
  • President’s 2012 Budget Request Invests in Future of NNSA
  • Njema Frazier Named to TheGrio’s 100 History Makers List
  • NNSA Pushes Revision of International Nuclear Security Standards Across the Finish Line
  • NNSA’s Cutting Edge Science and Research on Display at Annual AAAS Meeting
  • Four Scientists From Nuclear Security Enterprise Elected as AAAS Fellows
  • NNSA CIO Joins Collaborative IT Organization
  • U.S., China Partner to Improve Nuclear Security
  • Sandia Rededicates Facility as Pete V. Domenici National Security Innovation Center
  • Y-12 Transfers $8M of Equipment to DoD for Reapplication
  • New Mexico Labs Experience Cold Snap
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In this issue:

  • Brig. Gen. Sandra Finan Named Principal Assistant Deputy Administrator for Military Application
  • NNSA Honored for Project Management Excellence
  • Y-12 Begins B83 Dismantlements 
  • Gen. Harencak Receives NNSA Gold Medal 
  • NNSA Achieves Major Milestone With Recent Removal of HEU From Ukraine 
  • NNSA Announces All HEU Removed from Serbia 
  • Kansas City Plant Develops Mobile Training Kit to Combat WMD Smuggling
  • NNSA Hosts Third Annual International Meeting on Next Generation Nuclear Safeguards 
  • Technology Transfer Awards for Livermore, Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories 
  • Sandia Saves Taxpayer Money

In this issue:

•    NNSA Secures Highly Enriched Uranium and Plutonium in Kazakhstan
•    VP Biden Presents Baldrige Quality Award to Kansas City Plant Contractor
•    Ken Baker Honored for Public Service
•    Abigail Cuthbertson Receives 201 Linton Brooks Medal for Public Service
•    Employees Throughout the Nuclear Security Enterprise Give Back This Holiday Season
•    Nonproliferation R&D Leads to Award-winning Cancer Screening Device
•    Successful Sandia Labs Z Machine Experiment
•    NNSA, LLNL Decommission ASC Purple
•    Small Businesses Play Vital Role in NNSA's Mission
•    First SGT Delivery Marks Successful Transition

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In this issue:

  • NNSA Senior Leadership Team in Place
  • NNSA Completes Largest Fuel Return Campaign
  • 32 Years of Reactor Conversion
  • NNSA Committed to Energy Efficiency, Savings
  • NNSA Nonproliferation Program Develops Cutting-edge Dental Implant Technology
  • Pantex Authorized to Begin Work on B53
  • Big Month for National Ignition Facility
  • DOE Collects 120,000 Pounds of Food for "Feds Feed Families" Campaign
  • NNSA's Kansas City Plant Meets Major Milestone Critical for Nuclear Safety
  • NNSA, DoD, UK Sign Nuclear Threat Reduction Agreement

 

In this issue:

  • Secretary Chu Leads U.S. Delegation to IAEA General Conference
  • Bacchus Subcritical Experiment Conducted at NNSS
  • Y-12 Removes Nuclear Materials, Reducing Site's Nuclear Footprint
  • Y-12 Transformation Continues With Potable Water Project, New Towers
  • NNSA Breaks Ground on New Facility in Kansas City
  • Sandia Cutting Tool Disables Improvised Explosive Devices
  • NNSA Reaches Nonproliferation Milestone
  • New Pantex System Saves Time, Money
  • NNSA Military Academic Collaborations Website
  • Investment in Protective Force Infrastructure Continues at LANL
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In this issue:

  • Pantex Completes W62 Dismantlement Program
  • New Name for NNSA’s Nevada Test Site
  • Neile Miller Confirmed as NNSA Deputy Administrator
  • Reform Improves NNSA Security Program
  • NNSA Prevents Terrorism Through Training
  • NNSA's Defense Programs Forms New Science Council to Explore Cross-cutting Issues
  • NNSA Conducts 85th Silent Thunder Counterterrorism Exercise
  • Kenneth Powers Named as Associate Administrator for Infrastructure and Environment
  • DARHT Upgrades at Los Alamos Laboratory
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In this issue:

  • NNSA Works to Reduce Radiological Threats in NYC
  • Don Cook Confirmed as NNSA Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs
  • Q&A with NNSA Deputy Administrator Don Cook
  • NNSA's Nuclear Security Sites Garner 16 R&D 100 Awards
  • NNSA's Cygnus Dual Beam X-Ray Celebrates 1000th Shot
  • NNSA/NSO's Aviation Program Receives Federal Award
  • Kansas City, Los Alamos Site Offices Announce New Managers
  • NNSA's KCP Reaches Five Million Hours Without Lost-time Injury
  • NNSA Launches New Online Safeguards Tool
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In this issue:

  • Administrator Visits Nonpro Sites, Promotes President’s Nuclear Security Agenda Abroad
  • NNSA Provides Support at World Cup
  • NNSA Plays Key Role in New START Treaty Negotiations
  • Recruiting The Next Generation of NNSA
  • NNSA Commissions New Tool at Chornobyl
  • LDRD Showcases WMD Research Work
  • NNSA Recyles Excess Y-12 Titanium
  • Pantex, Sandia and Y-12 Hold FIRP Events
  • Jeff Davis Uses Experience in New Air Force Position
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In this issue:

  • U.S. Articulates Commitment to Disarmament at NPT RevCon
  • NNSA Celebrates Tenth Anniversary
  • Sandia Director Dr. Tom Hunter Steps Down
  • First Participant in America's Veterans to Tennessee Engineers Program Receives Degree
  • New NNSA Website Highlights Multimedia Content, Enterprise-wide Stories
  • NNSA Hones Nuclear Forensic Capabilities
  • NNSA Supports National Level Exercises
  • Pantex Plant Armed Forces Day Observance
  • Enterprise Reengineering and Management Transformation Moves Forward

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In this issue:

  •  Stockpile Stewardship Effort is Ten Years Old
  •  NNSA Resumes Tritium Production for First Time in 15 Years
  •  NNSA Signs New Model Contract for Sandia Labs
  •  Camille Yuan-Soo Hoo Enjoys Challenges of Livermore Office
  •  Infrastructure Update: Special Materials Facility at Y-12 Under Construction
  •  NNSA Initiates Cooperative Monitoring Center in Jordan
  •  Calendar Will Help Promote Diversity Awareness
  •  NNSA, WAPA Sign Money Saving Electricity Deal
  •  Awan, Monette Recognized for Service to America
  •  NNSA Special Agents Dominate Air Force Security Force Event
  •  Oak Ridge Accelerator Project on Track
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In this issue:

  •  NNSA Labs Win 21 "Nobel Prizes of Technology"
  •  NNSA Adds New Tool to Stockpile Stewardship Program
  •  From Saigon to Sandia - A Refugee Family's Story
  •  Paul Longsworth Sworn in as NNSA Deputy Administrator for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation
  •  Nuclear Engineer Brumley Manages Y-12 Office
  •  Computer-Carrying Moths Help Research
  •  Kansas City Plant Shares Safety Strategies with Other Companies
  •  NNSA Assists Russian Scientists, American Business
  •  NNSA Advances "Weapons Into Plowshares" with First LEU Shipment to Tennessee
  •  NNSA to Provide Science Advisor for City
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In this issue:

  •  NNSA Announces Security Initiatives
  •  Boardman Leads Sandia Site Office
  •  ARG Team Practices Emergency Response in England
  •  Mini-fireset Helps Protect Against Torpedoes
  •  HEU Program Completes Vital Russian Monitoring System
  •  Six Sigma - The Quest for Perfection
  •  BWXT Y-12 Receives Awards
  •  Los Alamos' Bowles Wins Top Russian Prize
  •  Infrastructure Update: Tritium Facility at Savannah River 50% Complete
  •  Pantex Team Wins Security Competition
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In this issue:

  •  Pit Production Begins at Los Alamos
  •  Linton Brooks Confirmed as Administrator
  •  NNSA Expands Technology Commercialization Program to Additional Communities
  •  Y-12 Resumes Wet Chemistry Operations
  •  Physical Security System Commissioned in Uzbekistan
  •  Ted Robinson Sets Record at Y-12
  •  Ground Broken for Test Laboratory Facility at Pantex
  •  Update: The NNSA of the Future is on Track
  •  Secretary Abraham Presides Over Well Attended International Radioactive Sources Conference
  •  Hispano Chamber Names Sandia, Lockheed Martin, and TVC Corporate Partner of the Decade
  •  Infrastructure Update: Security Upgrade Project Underway at Livermore
  •  Livermore Studies Blast Effects on Buildings
  •  Sandia Z Machine Produces Fusion Neutrons
  •  Kansas City Plant Associates Win FLC Award
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In this issue:

  •  Brooks Nominated to Head NNSA
  •  Update from Jim Hirahara, NNSA Service Center Director
  •  NNSA Implements Reorganization
  •  DARHT Second Axis Achieves Final Technical Milestones
  •  NNSA Laboratories Win Awards
  •  New NNSA Supercomputers at Sandia, Livermore Will Service Stewardship
  •  Ukraine Dedicates New Nuclear Plant Simulator
  •  NNSA's MS3 Program May Aid Department of Defense
  •  NNSA Works to PROTECT Public Facilities
  •  NNSA Facilities and Infrastructure Recapitalization Program Update: Nevada Demolitions on Schedule
  •  Livermore, Pantex Achieve Significant Mileposts
  •  Tyler Przybylek Named as Acting Chief Operating Officer
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In this issue:

  •  NNSA Supercomputers Among the Fastest in the World
  •  NNSA's Life Extension Program Meets Defense Needs Without Testing or New Weapons
  •  NNSA Ombudsmen Work to Resolve Workplace Concerns
  •  Kansas City Plant is World Leader in Detecting Organic Contaminants and Testing Cleanliness
  •  Savannah River Site Aviation Program Earns Second Award From Aviation Administration
  •  LANL "Holdup" Specialists Hit Kazakhstan Site
  •  Office of Secure Transportation Competes in 2004 Defender Challenge
  •  Sandia Z Machine Refurbished to Advance Fusion Capabilities and Serve Weapons Program
  •  Dr. Steven Aoki Named Acting Deputy Undersecretary for Counterterrorism
  •  Livermore Projects Receive Awards from Public Relations Society of America
  •  NNSA Staffer Volunteers Time for Indian Community Projects
  •  U.S. and Indonesia Governments Sign Arrangement on Nuclear Safeguards
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In this issue:

  •  New LLNL Computer, A Work in Progress, Is World's Fastest
  •  NNSA Employee Wins Service to America Award
  •  Secret Mission By U.S., Russia Recovers HEU
  •  Livermore, Sandia Researchers Win Presidential Early Career Awards for Outstanding Work
  •  HEU Transparency Program Marks Three Major Milestones
  •  Los Alamos Instrument Survives Satellite Crash, Provides Important Scientific Data
  •  Management Team Complete at NNSA Service Center
  •  NNSA Expands Efforts to Combat Illicit Smuggling
  •  Livermore and Los Alamos Scientists Win E.O. Lawrence Awards for Nuclear Science Work
  •  NNSA Assists Security Success at '04 Olympics
  •  Pantex Wins P2 Award for Community Outreach
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In this issue:

  •  Jerry Paul Confirmed as NNSA Deputy Administrator
  •  Y-12 Awards New HEU Storage Facility Contract
  •  NNSA Helps Train ICBM Convoy Security Personnel
  •  LLNL's Ted Saito Receives Exceptional Public Service Award
  •  Pantex Works With DoD on Environmentally Friendly Solvents
  •  Don't Hedge Your Bets on JASPER Shots
  •  Sandia, Navy Plan New Carriers
  •  Sandia Rocket Sled Track Celebrates 50 Years of Service
  •  NNSA Volunteer Raises Soldier's Spirits With Gift
  •  LANL Advances The Art and Science of Silica Aerogels
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In this issue:

  •  NNSA Researchers Capture Twelve Awards for Top Industrial Innovations
  •  Spent Nuclear Fuel Returned to the United States from Germany
  •  Savannah River Tritium Facility Wins Secretary's Project Management Award
  •  Pantex Reaches Plutonium Pit Repackaging Milestone
  •  NNSA Managers Win Award for Outstanding Work
  •  Mercury MESSENGER Carriers Livermore Technology
  •  There's a KCP Safety Professional of the Year (SPY) in Town
  •  U.S., Russian Lab Directors Advocate Global Expansion of New Nuclear Energy Technologies
  •  Sandia Labs Supercomputer to be World's Fastest
  •  Livermore "Got Science?" Extravaganza Huge Success
  •  Los Alamos Helps Map the Evolution of a Virus
  •  Unique Sandia Labs Facility Celebrates Ten Years of Making the World a Safer Place
  •  Livermore Researchers Develop Hybrid Fuel Tank
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In this issue:

  •  U.S. Removes Iraqi Nuclear and Radiological Materials
  •  NNSA Plants Play Major Role in Stockpile Stewardship
  •  KCP Cyber Security Has Cure for Computer Virus Infections
  •  NTS Atlas Pulse Ready to Beat
  •  NNSA Provides Unique Experience for Summer Interns
  •  LLNL Replaces Substandard Facilities With FIRP Funding
  •  LANL Scientist Fred Begay Selected to New York Academy of Sciences for Lifetime Achievements
  •  Space Simulator Models the Universe on a Budget
  •  Laboratory Diversity Calendar Gets DOE Award
  •  Bechtel Scientist Develops Geiger Counter for Pets

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