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Military space needs independent voice, says HASC Chairman Thornberry

WASHINGTON — The House legislation that spins off portions of the U.S. Air Force into a dedicated space corps may not survive upcoming negotiations with the Senate, which has not endorsed the move. Regardless, there is broad agreement in Congress that military space has not received proper attention from an aviation-focused service, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry  (R-Texas) told [...]

Register Now For Tonight’s Workshop: What Can SBA Do For Your Business?

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. SBA New Mexico District Office What Can SBA Do For Your Business?  Don't Miss Tonight's Workshop WHAT: Your Community Business Support Programs from SBA and Our Resource PartnersDATE: Thursday, October 5, 2017TIME: 5:30pm - 7:30pmPLACE: UNM West, 2600 College Blvd. NE, Rio Rancho, NM 87144REGISTRATION REQUESTED: Register Here Please [...]

USS John S. McCain Departs Changi Naval Base for Heavy Lift Preparations

171005-N-OU129-073 CHANGI, Singapore (Oct. 5, 2017) The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) is towed away from the pier at Changi Naval Base, Oct. 5, to meet heavy lift transport vessel MV Treasure. Treasure will transport McCain to Fleet Activities Yokosuka for repairs. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Fulton/Released) October 5, 2017 [...]

Entrepreneurial Fellows announced in new postdoctoral training program

Fellows will participate in a UCal pilot program that helps early-career scientists look at their technologies from a commercial perspective. October 5, 2017 Four postdoctoral researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory have been named Entrepreneurial Fellows as part of a new joint initiative of the University of California and Los Alamos. Clockwise from top left: Anand Kumar, Jessica Kubicek-Sutherland, Vamshi [...]

Fleet Activities Yokosuka Honors USS John S. McCain

YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- More than 2,000 service members, civilians and families lined the streets of Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka, Oct. 4, rendering salutes and showing support for the families and crew of USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) as they caravanned to an on-base memorial for their fallen shipmates.Sailors from the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) also participated [...]

Defense Programs recognizes employee excellence across the enterprise

Over 2,300 members of the Nuclear Security Enterprise were recently singled out for significant contributions to our nation’s nuclear deterrent. Since 1982, the Office of Defense Programs has presented annual Awards of Excellence to individuals and teams who have distinguished themselves through exemplary performance. Ninety-one separate awards are being handed out for 2016. “It’s important for the Office of Defense [...]

What Can SBA Do For Your Business? Register For This Workshop Today!

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The Cyber Threat is Real

From Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare (N2N6) WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Throughout National Cybersecurity Awareness Month this October, and in subsequent articles, the Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare (N2N6) will describe the things you can do, at home and at work, to protect yourself and the Navy from cyber [...]

Mentoring Café gives middle-schoolers a taste of science

LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Oct. 2, 2017—More than 100 eighth-grade students from Santa Fe Indian School received mentoring from 11 Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists at the Laboratory's first STEM Mentoring Café September 28 at the Bradbury Science Museum. “You are the future of the Laboratory, and we need you,” said David Lyons, Los Alamos National Laboratory executive director, as he [...]

Energy Action = Mission Success for Energy Action Month 2017

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Since 2012, October has been designated Energy Action Month, a celebration of energy as a pillar of the nation's economy and a time to recognize the role individual Americans can play in reducing energy waste.The Department of the Navy's Energy Action Month theme for this year is, "Energy Action = Mission Success." The theme makes the point [...]

Four Los Alamos scientists named as 2017 Laboratory Fellows

Researchers recognized for outstanding science research and leadership LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Sept. 28, 2017—Four Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists have been named 2017 Fellows: Donald Burton, Stephen Doorn, Manvendra Dubey, and Turab Lookman. “Becoming a Los Alamos National Laboratory Fellow is one of the highest accomplishments in the Lab,” said Laboratory Director Charles McMillan.  “Each of these scientists has demonstrated [...]

Hunt is over for one of the ‘Top 50 Most-Wanted Fungi’

Tree of life still holds mysteries in the fungal world--millions of them LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Sept. 28, 2017—In a step toward bridging the gap between fungal taxonomy and molecular ecology, scientists from several institutions including Los Alamos National Laboratory have characterized a sample of “mystery” fungus collected in North Carolina and found its home in the fungal tree of life. [...]

Sarkis Tatigian Honored for 75 years of Navy Service

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) honored Mr. Sarkis Tatigian for his 75 years of dedicated service to the Navy during a ceremony at the Washington Navy Yard, Sept. 26.NAVSEA Commander, Vice Adm. Thomas Moore, speaking about recognizing Tatigian for his Navy service said, "It is not often you get to do something this special. It is really [...]

National laboratories honored for innovative excellence

For more than 50 years, the R&D 100 Awards have served as the most prestigious innovation recognition program around. Research and development pioneers are recognized for their hard work as the top proven technological advances of the year are honored. Continuing a streak of excellence, our national laboratories were singled out as finalists for multiple innovations this year. Sandia National [...]

NNSA Statement on Los Alamos National Laboratory Operations

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – On August 22, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) reported that it did not follow its operating procedures during a movement of materials within its plutonium facility. The amount of material involved was well within parameters known to be safe. At no time was there any risk of an inadvertent criticality. There was also no risk of injury [...]