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We proudly support military reservists and veterans of the U.S. armed forces.
911 Commemoration ceremony at LANL

Linda Deck, Director of the Bradbury Museum in Los Alamos, speaks at the September 11 remembrance event. Capt USNR (ret) David Swingle, Laboratory employee and Chairman of the Veterans Employee Resource Group, and Deputy Laboratory Director Elizabeth Sellers stand by during Deck's speech. Also in the background, the Pentagon Memorial at the Laboratory. The fragment from a portion of the Pentagon damaged by the 9/11 terrorist attack bears the names of those victims who died at the Pentagon.

Veterans programs

David Swingle on Veterans at LANL

David Swingle on Veterans Employee Group at the Lab

Veterans Employee Resource Group

The Veterans Employee Resource Group is a volunteer organization sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Strategic Staffing that raises awareness of veterans' issues and honors them throughout the year through several Laboratory events, such as Veteran's Day and Memorial Day ceremonies.

Pia Romero on Veterans at LANL

Pia Romero on NM Army National Guards working at the Lab


The Lab's veterans outreach includes a partnership with the State of New Mexico. The linkage agreement between the Lab and the Department of Workforce Solutions establishes operating procedures that are used to further the hiring and advancement of qualified veterans.

Mel Borrego on his experience as a Veteran working at LANL

Mel Borrego on his experience as a Veteran working at the Lab

Service Academies Research Associates (SARA)

The Lab hosts cadets and midshipmen from the military academies at West Point, Annapolis, and Colorado Springs for a four-to-six-week full-immersion experience at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Through the Service Academies Research Associates (SARA) program, the Lab offers these students hands-on learning with the Lab's national security science and technology.

Veteran-owned & service-disabled-veteran-owned small business

The Lab recognizes that small businesses are essential in stimulating the economy and has made significant strides in providing contract and subcontract opportunities to veteran-owned small businesses by communicating procurement opportunities through small business forums, training, and other outreach initiatives.

Veterans career fairs

The Lab conducts recruiting efforts through the local veterans career fairs.

  • New Mexico Veterans Job Fair – August
  • Kirtland Airforce Base Job Fair – September

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Lab team makes unique contributions to the first bionic eye

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