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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.

In this issue:

  •  Robert L. Smolen Sworn In as Head of NNSA's Defense Programs
  •  Transformation Proposal 'Urgent' D'Agostino Says
  •  Sandia Engineer Receives Coveted technical Excellence Award from American Indian Group
  •  NNSA's Service Center - Can You Hear Us Now?
  •  NNSA Exercises With Russian Responders
  •  Access Delay System Installed at NNSA's Y-12 Facility
  •  NNSA's BlueGene/L Sets Performance Mark
  •  U.S. and Russia Sign Plan for Russian Plutonium Disposition
  •  LLNL Researchers Win Gordon Bell Prize for Computing Advances
  •  State Department Funds New Training Facility
  •  Pantex Earns Clean Texas Award
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In this issue:

  •  New START Treaty and Security Summit Key to President’s Agenda
  •  Nuclear Posture Review Highlights NNSA Mission
  •  NNSA Announces Special Tools and Processes for B53 Dismantlement Program
  •  NNSA Removes Last HEU from Chile Despite Record Earthquake
  •  Boots on the Ground, Movement Underfoot
  •  MTI Satellite Celebrates 10 Years in Orbit, Continues to Serve
  •  Kansas City Plant Mentors Next Generation On Environmental Stewardship
  •  NNSA Re-engineering and Management Transformation Underway

In this issue:

  •  NNSA Announces Decisions to Transform National Security Enterprise
  •  NNSA Completes Refurbishment of B61 Bomb
  •  NNSA and DTRA Partner on Nuclear Security Challenges
  •  NNSA Applauds European Union Contribution to IAEA Fuel Bank
  •  NNSA Fact Sheet: The State of the Stockpile
  •  Pantex Achieves Environmental Milestone
  •  NNSA, FBI Conduct Counter-Terrorism Exercise
  •  Kansas City Plant Test Equipment Aids Warfighter
  •  Y-12 Participates in Educational Employment Program for Retiring Veterans
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In this issue:

  •  NNSA Awards IBM Contract to Build Next Generation Supercomputer
  •  14,000 Nuclear Weapons-Worth of Russian Highly Enriched Uranium Eliminated
  •  NNSA Recovers 20,000 U.S. Radioactive Sources
  •  NNSA: Working To Prevent Nuclear Terrorism
  •  Department of Energy's Moscow and Beijing Offices Change Leadership
  •  Nevada Test Site Team Successfully Completes Radiation-Detection Testing
  •  Kansas City Plant Employees Receive American Red Cross Award
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In this issue:

  •  National Ignition Facility Breaks the Megajoule Barrier
  •  Refurbished W76 Warhead Enters U.S. Nuclear Weapons Stockpile
  •  NNSA Consolidates Additional Surplus Special Nuclear Material From Livermore
  •  NNSA Contributes to the Front Line Fight Against WMD Trafficking
  •  NNSA Nuclear Science Expertise Vital to U.S. Counterterrorism Efforts
  •  NNSA and DoD: Partners In Counterterrorism
  •  Nevada Test Site Gets New Communication Center
  •  Los Alamos Researchers Create 'Map of Science'
  •  NNSA Awards Safety Professionals of the Year
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In this issue:

  •  NNSA Completes Construction of Largest Laser
  •  NNSA Non-proliferation Work Supports Goals of U.S.-Russian Joint Statement
  •  NNSA, U. of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Police Raise the Bar for Radiological Security
  •  Kansas City Plant Serves 60 Years as National Security Asset
  •  NNSA Radiation Detection System Used to Resolve Argentine Theft Case
  •  Krol Addresses Meeting of Arctic Nation Representatives
  •  Brigadier General Harencak Now DP Assistant Deputy
  •  Recent NNSA Awards
  •  Stimulus Act Funds Will Enhance NNSA Cleanup
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In this issue:

  •  NNSA Removes HEU from Kazakhstan, Australia
  •  Y-12 Completes Work to Remove Nuclear Materials
  •  Gina Bonanno Inducted Into Women’s Hall of Fame
  •  Sandia National Laboratories: 60Years as National Security Asset
  •  National Atmospheric Release Advisory Center is 30
  •  Clean Steam Coming to NNSA’s Y-12
  •  NTS Roof Project Completed Early and Under Budget
  •  Three NNSA Sites Get DOE Environmental Award
  •  Linda Wilbanks Receives University Award
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In this issue:

  •  NNSA Briefs Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism in Netherlands
  •  NNSA Announces Contract to Downblend 12 Metric Tons of Surplus HEU
  •  Stan Watkins Named DOE Facility Rep of the Year
  •  Dedication of the National Ignition Facility
  •  Sandia Receives DoD “Trusted” Design Accreditation
  •  NNSA's Second Line of Defense Program Expands International Work
  •  New Nevada Test Site Fire Stations
  •  Y-12 Tours Once Again a Highlight of the Secret City Festival
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In this issue:

  •  Last HEU Removed From Romania Days Before Presidents Meet in Russia
  •  D’Agostino Testifies on Global Threat Reduction
  •  Kansas City Plant Helps Keep B-2 in the Air
  •  Sandia National Laboratories Robot Rodeo Competition
  •  EMPIRE 09 Emergency Response Exercise
  •  NNSA Science Improves Seismology Tools to Detect and Locate Low-Yield Nuclear Explosions
  •  Award Winners: Presidential Early Career Award and Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Engineering
  •  Reach Out and Tweet Someone
  •  Nuclear Security 101: Students Participate in NNSA Programs
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In this issue:

  •  NNSA Awards More Than $20M in Research Grants
  •  NNSA Employee Donates Kidney, Helps Save Eight Lives
  •  To The Moon: Y-12 Technology Part of Apollo 11 Anniversary
  •  NNSA Works With Air Force to Conduct Successful W80 JTA Test
  •  Second Line of Defense International Training - as Real as it Gets
  •  LANL Nonproliferation Work Leads to Advances in Hurricane Monitoring
  •  LLNL and OST Place in U.S. SWAT Competition
  •  NNSA Attracts Crowd at Public Service Career Fair
  •  Livermore Staffer Cleared Afghan Roadway IEDs
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In this issue:

  •  NEW FEATURE: Administrator's Corner
  •  Administrator Thomas D'Agostino Participates in White House Briefing
  •  NNSA Highlights Efforts to Secure Rad Materials
  •  NNSA Emergency Operations Teams Enhance Radiological Security for G-20 Summit
  •  LDRD Symposium Brings Together Nuclear Security Enterprise Researchers
  •  Y-12's Innovative Infrared Debonding Accelerates Weapon Dismantlement
  •  LANL Explosive Training Helps Prepare Soldiers
  •  KCP Puts Old Equipment to New Use
  •  Final Transuranic Waste Shipment Leaves NTS

In this issue:

  •  First Meeting of U.S. - Russian Nuclear Energy and Nuclear Security Working Group
  •  President Presents Top Science, Technology Award
  •  Nuclear Explosion Monitoring Technologies
  •  Sandia robots to Bolster Troop Capabilities
  •  Kansas City Plant Mainframe Shutdown Signals Technology Transition
  •  NNSA Blue Gene Partnership Receives Top Presidential Technology Award
  •  Secret Keeper: After 57 Years, Oak Ridge Technical Expert Retires
  •  Sandia's Z Machine Helps Safeguard Stockpile

 

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In this issue:

  •  NNSA, Lawrence Livermore National Lab Take Part in National Geographic Dirty Bomb Special
  •  Linton Brooks Medal Awarded to Y-12 CIO
  •  Somalia Relief Efforts Inspire NNSA Official to Inspire Others
  •  Climate Modeling at NNSA National Labs
  •  NNSA Highlights New Development in High Energy Density Physics Research
  •  UNLV, NTS Team Up on UAV Flight Test Project
  •  Sandia Announces Completion of Mixed Waste Landfill Cover Construction
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In this issue:

  •  Secretary Chu Dedicates NNSA’s HEUMF
  •  D’Agostino Outlines NNSA's Budget Request
  •  NNSA Inactive Actinides Program Enables Complex Transformation
  •  NNSA's National Security Computing Center
  •  New Application for NNSA Weapons Code
  •  NNSA Launches New Military Academic Collaborations
  •  John Lehr Retires After 40 Years of Environmental Expertise

In this issue:

  •  Vice President Promotes Administration's Nuclear Security Agenda
  •  NNSA Officials Participate in Second Annual Deterrence Summit
  •  NNSA Lends Hand to Survivors of 2010 Earthquake in Haiti
  •  NNSA Participates in AAAS Annual Meeting
  •  NNSA Commemorates Black History Month
  •  Mentoring Program Connects NNSA Employees Across the Nuclear Security Enterprise
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In this issue:

  •  NNSA Highlights Accomplishments
  •  NNSA Surpasses Combined Federal Campaign Goal
  •  New CT Scanners Can Image Nuclear Weapon Components
  •  KCP Management Earns Baldrige Award
  •  Small Businesses Play A Key Role in NNSA’s Mission
  •  NNSA, LANL Successfully Fire First Dual-Axis Hydrodynamic Shot
  •  General Harencak Tours Pantex Facility
  •  Sandia Laboratories Photovoltaic Cells Could Revolutionize Solar Collection Uses
  •  NNSA, DoD Partnership Develops Technologies to Meet Warfighting Needs

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