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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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In this issue:

  •  Tritium Extraction Facility Reaches Another Milestone
  •  NNSA Works with Australian Agency to Counter Radiological Threats
  •  Secretary Bodman Visits Kansas City Plant
  •  Sandia California Site Celebrates 50 Years
  •  Krakatau Subcritical Experiment Another Success for NTS
  •  NNSA 2007 Budget Request
  •  LANL Scientist is Asian American Engineer of the Year
  •  Y-12 Site Manager Retires
  •  'Defense In Depth' Is NNSA Site Security Policy
  •  NNSA, Small Business Help Reshape Y-12
  •  NNSA Appoints Executive Director for China Office
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In this issue:

  •  New Nuclear Partnership will Reduce Proliferation Risks
  •  NNSA Administrator Outlines Focus for 2006 and Beyond
  •  Los Alamos Plutonium Test Facility To Be Replaced
  •  NNSA Agrees to Work with Georgia and Azerbaijan to Counter Nuclear and Radioactive Material Smuggling
  •  Contract Competition For Livermore Lab Begins
  •  Brooks Visits Labs And Plants, Talks About The Future
  •  A Soldier's Thanks
  •  D'Agostino to Lead NNSA's Defense Programs
  •  Los Alamos Lab Begins Transition to New Leadership
  •  220 Radioactive Sources Removed from Georgia School
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In this issue:

  •  NNSA Completes First Major Milestone at Seversk Power Plant
  •  Four Nations Sign Megaports Pacts with the United States
  •  Sandia “RAP” Artists, White Sands Techs Milestone At Seversk Power Plant Free Stuck Radiation Source
  •  Dr. Kevin Greenaugh Receives 2006 Professional Achievement Award
  •  New ES&H Advisor Has DOE, EPA Background
  •  Sandian Brings Photovoltaic Light to Indian Reservations
  •  NNSA Counterintelligence Is Everyone’s Concern
  •  Surplus Uranium Project Earns Engineering Award
  •  LLNL and ORNL Provide Training for Russian Nuclear Security Program

In this issue:

  •  Nuclear Weapons Dismantlements Up 146 Percent
  •  NNSA Completes Security Upgrades At 25 Russian Nuclear Warhead Sites
  •  NNSA Acts In Emergency Response Exercise
  •  NNSA's Defense Programs Is Getting The Job Done
  •  Successful 'Shots' Signal Re-opening Sandia's Giant Z Accelerator
  •  Eight NNSA Employees Receive the Presidential Rank Award
  •  LLNL Safeguards Nuclear Materials Using Antineutrinos
  •  New Super Vault Type Room Open For Business
  •  NNSA Moving Forward On Foreign Travel Improvements
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In this issue:

  •  Nine Metric Tons Of Plutonium To Be Removed From U.S. Defense Stocks
  •  NNSA Seeks Input On Contracting Strategies For Weapons Complex
  •  New Indoor Firing Range Expands Security Training Capabilities
  •  Safety Highlights NNSA's Russian Reactor Replacement Efforts
  •  NNSA Employees Honored For Public Service
  •  All U.S.-Origin Highly Enriched Uranium Fuel Removed from the Republic of Korea
  •  Vietnam and U.S. Work Together to Promote Nonproliferation Efforts
  •  NNSA Facilities Receive 14 R&D 100 Awards
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In this issue:

  •  NNSA Increases Security In A Post-9/11 World
  •  Thomas P. D'Agostino Sworn In As NNSA Administrator
  •  LAN Researcher Awarded Bronze Star For Service In Iraq
  •  Reliable Replacement Warhead Supports Future National Security Needs
  •  Y-12 Training Facility To Demonstrate Hands-on Nuclear And Radiological Training Capabilities
  •  NNSA Collaborates with Minority-Serving Institutions
  •  NNSA Scientists Receive Trailblazers Awards
  •  NNSA Opens Center to Promote Security Awareness<
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In this issue:

  •  Iraq Vets Join The Ranks of Livermore Employees
  •  Nevada Test Site Reestablishes Nuclear Material Safety Testing Capability
  •  Pantexan Coaches Youngsters to Top 10 World Finish in Robotics at LEGO League Competition
  •  MOX Fuel Fabrication Facility Construction Begins at Savannah River
  •  New Program Will Help Evaluate Nuclear Threat
  •  Sandia Labs Assists 293 Small Businesses in 2006
  •  NNSA Awards Contract for Reliable Fuel Supply Program
  •  Sandia Labs, Site Office, Get Highest Safeguards and Security Rating
  •  Los Alamos Site Office Revitalization Manager Named
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In this issue:

  •  NNSA Completes Successful Nonproliferation Partnership
  •  U.S. Nuclear Strategy Delivered To Congress
  •  YTIP Improving Y-12's Response Time, Efficiency
  •  Diamond-Stamped: Los Alamos Completes First War-Reserve Pit
  •  Sandia's Weapons Evaluation Test Lab at Pantex Gets Green Building Certification
  •  DARHT Conducts Fully Contained Hydrotest
  •  NNSA Supercomputer Tops List of 500 Fastest Machines for Record Sixth Straight Time
  •  Small Thermos Experiments at Nevada Test Site Yield Excellent Data on Stockpile
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In this issue:

  •  Nuclear Weapons Dismantlements Increase by 50 Percent
  •  Russian Border Crossings Will be Secured
  •  Y-12 Continues Consolidation Efforts
  •  NNSA Recovers More Than 15,000 Radioactive Sources in U.S.
  •  NNSA Improves Technology for Radiation Detection
  •  PNNL, U. of Washington Help NNSA Achieve China Export Control
  •  Sandia Develops Power-free Device For Weapon Gas Sampling At Pantex Plant
  •  Nevada Site Office Aviation Program Garners Multiple Awards
  •  First Year of LANS Management at LANL was 'Challenging and Successful'
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In this issue:

  •  Independent RRW Study Supports NNSA Strategy
  •  Ostendorff Sworn In as NNSA's Principal Deputy Administrator
  •  Bechtel, UC, BWXT, WGI Bid Wins Livermore Contract
  •  NNSA Announces Small Business Contracts for Global Threat Reduction Initiative
  •  Pacific Northwest National Lab: A Heritage of Nonproliferation Support
  •  OST Places Second in 2007 World SWAT Challenge
  •  Los Alamos National Lab W76 Team Receives Defense Programs Award
  •  Rapid Fire Pulse Brings Sandia Z Method Closer to Goal of High-Yield Fusion Reactor
  •  NNSA Supercomputing Plays Stellar Role in Simulation
  •  In Memoriam: Michael Rutkowski
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In this issue:

  •  Teamwork Pays Dividends for Y-12 Dismantlement
  •  NNSA Launches Unique Diagnostic Facility
  •  NNSA Announces Key Nuclear Non-proliferation Projects With Vietnam
  •  Kansas City Plant Implements New Oversight Plan
  •  FY 2008 Budget Request: Reducing Global Danger, Planning The Future Weapons Complex
  •  Infrastructure Funding Reaping Results At LANL, Pantex
  •  NNSA Satellite Launched on Atlas-5 Rocket
  •  Sandia Site Office Commemorates a Former Colleague
  •  Los Alamos Joins VolunteerMatch Network
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In this issue:

  •  Pay Banding Demo to be Piloted for NNSA Personnel
  •  NIF Achieves Major Milestones
  •  Los Alamos Power Grid Upgrade Near Completion
  •  Kansas City Plant Receives Defense Programs Award
  •  Design Selected For Reliable Replacement Warhead
  •  New Y-12 Tack Cloth Cleans Contaminated Surfaces
  •  U.S. And Panama To Combat Nuclear Smuggling
  •  LANL Staff Named AAAS Fellows; Nine Honored as APS Fellows
  •  Two Los Alamos Scientists Win E.O. Lawrence Award
  •  NNSA Selects Federal Safety Professionals of the Year
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In this issue:

  •  NNSA to Upgrade Last Russian Nuclear Warhead Site
  •  Special Nuclear Material Reduction Underway at Lawrence Livermore
  •  Sandia Studies Anti-terror Technologies
  •  Future Y-12 National Security Complex Takes Shape With Modernization Projects
  •  Weapons Complex Employees Donate More Than $11M to Fund Drives Throughout The Nation
  •  Livermore Scientists Receive Gordon Bell Prizes
  •  NNSA Tops List of Fastest Computers in the World
  •  44 Years of Public Service for SSO Staffer
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In this issue:

  •  Nuclear Weapons Officials Agree to Pursue RRW Strategy
  •  Almost 600 Pounds of HEU Returned to Russia
  •  Remembering John Arthur
  •  The Nevada Test Site: A Unique Resource To Meet Customer Needs
  •  Tritium Production Resumes At Savannah River After 18 Years
  •  Radiation Equipment Up and Running in Slovenia
  •  DARHT Axis 2 Has Two Successful Test Firings
  •  Nevada Site Manager Named
  •  Livermore's James R. Wilson Wins 2006 Hans Bethe Award
  •  National Weather Service Says Pantex Plant is Storm Ready
  •  Discover Magazine Recognizes Sandia Physicist Mark Boslough
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In this issue:

  •  Radioactive Sources Recovered From Louisiana And North Carolina
  •  New Oak Ridge Facility Expands Security Training Capabilities
  •  Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Visits The National Ignition Facility
  •  NNSA Completes Bratislava Nuclear Security Initiatives
  •  NNSA Security Professional Of The Year Award
  •  Pantex Implements Mentor-Protege Program And FIRP
  •  MOX Reaches Out To Local Community In South Carolina
  •  U.S. Starts Radiation Detection In Dominican Republic
  •  Sandia Labs, SES Win Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Innovator Award
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In this issue:

  •  NNSA Secures One Of The World's Largest Nuclear Storage Facilities
  •  Preventing Nuclear Terrorism
  •  Highly Enriched Uranium Successfully Removed From Hungary
  •  NNSA Makes A Difference In Local Communities
  •  World Institute For Nuclear Safety
  •  Kansas City Plant Receives Safety Accolades
  •  Sandia National Laboratories Receives Shingo Prize
  •  NNSA Receives An Honorable Mention In Government Computing News
  •  NNSA Receives Diversity Award
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In this issue:

  •  NNSA Approves Analysis Of Plan To Transform Nuclear Weapons Complex
  •  Nuclear Weapons Dismantlements Up 20 Percent
  •  First Linton F. Brooks Service Award Given
  •  Changing NTS Mission Keeping Pace With 21st Century
  •  NNSA Program Wins GSA Achievement Award
  •  Progress Continues On NNSA MOX Facility
  •  John Brice Celebrates 50th Anniversary
  •  NNSA Hosts Nuclear Security Summit At Y-12 National Security Complex

In this issue:

  •  Builders Place Final Beam In First Phase Of CMRR Project At Los Alamos
  •  NNSA Holds Next Generation Safeguards Workshop
  •  Sandia's Work Demonstrated Anthrax Letters Contained Non-weaponized Form
  •  U.S. Donates $50 Million For The IAEA International Fuel Bank
  •  Diablo Bravo Exercise Showcases NNSA's Sophisticated Emergency Response Assets
  •  Howerton Selected As A "Rising Star" In The U.S. Government Information Technology Community
  •  Williams To Head Livermore Site Office
  •  Major Construction Milestone Completed At Y-12
  •  KCP Completes W87 Reentry Vehicle Work On Time And Under Budget
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In this issue:

  •  NNSA Sites Remove 12 Metric Tons Of Weapons Material
  •  NNSA MOX Facililty Remains On Schedule
  •  Three Million Square Feet Of Aging Nuclear Weapons Buildings Torn Down
  •  NNSA's Pantex Plant Creating A Welcoming Habitat For Native Wildlife
  •  JASPER Facility Back In Business
  •  U1A Facility Transition Completed
  •  NNSA's Pantex Plant Joins Texas A&M University To Advance Nuclear Engineering Safety Education
  •  Nuclear Weapons Pioneer Speaks At DOE
  •  NNSA-Funded Research Projects Win 9 R&D Awards For 2008
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In this issue:

  •  NNSA Announces End Of Plutonium Production In Seversk, Russia
  •  NNSA Labs Will Play Prominent Role In U.S. National Security
  •  Y-12 Completes Major Life Extension Program Milestone
  •  NNSA's New Roadrunner Is Fastest Computer In the World
  •  MOX Project Uses Computed Radiography
  •  Livermore Lab's National Ignition Facility Saves Big
  •  Nonproliferation Treaty Marks Fourth Decade
  •  Security Competition Winners
  •  NNSA Team Walks For A Cure
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In this issue:

  •  NNSA Conducts Counterterrorism Briefing For IAEA
  •  NNSA Awards $1.7 Million In Nonproliferation R&D Grants To Small Businesses
  •  Nevada Puts Green Features In An Old Building
  •  NNSA's Global Threat Reduction Initiative - Reducing Nuclear Threats
  •  Bomb Squads Saddle Up For Robot Rodeo
  •  NNSA's Pantex Plant Receives P2 Awards
  •  Albuquerque Duo Wins Supercomputing Challenge
  •  Livermore Lab Helps Bring Science Into The Classroom
  •  PNNL to Verify Nuclear Explosion Detection Network
  •  Y-12 Emergency Manager Gets Award
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In this issue:

  •  Russian Weapons-Grade Plutonium Reactor Shutdown Ahead Of Schedule
  •  NNSA Unveils New Cyber-Security Network
  •  Survey Presents Top Supporters Of HBCU Programs
  •  Good Samaritan Office Of Secure Transportation Agents Provide Assistance
  •  Livermore's High Explosives Facility Has Many Applications
  •  U.S.-Russian Transportation Security Cooperation Milestone
  •  Sandia MESA Project Gets Green Certification
  •  Recapitalization Program Funds Water And Electrical System Improvements At Y-12, Pantex
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In this issue:

  •  Complex Transformation Public Hearings Complete
  •  NNSA Implements Pay-Banding Pilot
  •  Sandia Teams With Russians On Operations Readiness
  •  HEU Purchase Agreement With Russia Reaches 15-Year Milestone
  •  NNSA Staff Receive Honor Awards
  •  Office Of Defense Programs Reorganizes
  •  Senate Hears About NNSA Proliferation Detection
  •  Consolidation Of Special Nuclear Material Continues
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In this issue:

  •  NNSA '09 Budget Hearings Begin
  •  D'Agostino And Tobey Discuss Achievements In Geneva And Vienna
  •  Secretary Bodman And Rosatom Director Kiriyenko Discuss U.S.-Russia Nuclear Security Progress
  •  Road Warriors: NNSA's Office Of Secure Transportation
  •  Oak Ridge Team Member Honored With Bronze Star
  •  NNSA Weighs In On New Definition For Kilogram
  •  Los Alamos Laboratory To Begin DARHT 2 Operations
  •  NNSA Provides Aerial Radiation Detection Training To Chicago Police
  •  Productivity Improvements Lead To Dramatic Cost Savings At NNSA's Y-12 Complex
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In this issue:

  •  Consolidation of Nuclear Weapons Material Continues
  •  Plutonium Elimination Project Reaches Major Milestone
  •  New Tool Helps Y-12 Troubleshoot Manufacturing Problems
  •  Video Game Will Help Train Soldiers
  •  NNSA's Science and Technology Base - The Cornerstone of Nuclear Deterrence and Long-Term Security
  •  NNSA Partners With Nations to Secure Seaports
  •  Y-12 Uranium Storage Project Celebrates Milestones
  •  United States and China Cooperate on Nuclear Emergency Response
  •  Facility Management at Nevada Test Site to Change

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