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A newsletter for employees and friends of the Y-12 National Security Complex...

W H AT ' S I N S I D E Page 2 Governance Transformation at Y-12 Page 3 Employees bring benefits to life Pages 4 and 5 A healthy start to 2012 Page 6 A visit from Christmas past Page 8 Have a plan -- just in case...

President and General Manager Darrel Kohlhorst expects "a tough few years ahead," and in anticipation of future budget cuts, Y-12 management recently implemented steps to reduce costs....

Focus remains on safety, security and efficiency...

The Y-12 Times editors Amy Alley and Heidi Spurling recently sat down with B&W Y-12 President and General Manager Darrel Kohlhorst to review the past year and look ahead to 2012. Here are the highlights....

2011 contributions...

Volume 11, No. 11 December 2011...

www.y12.doe.gov/news/times.php P.O. Box 2009 Oak Ridge, TN 37831-8245...

B&W Technical Services Y-12, LLC, a partnership between Babcock & Wilcox Technical Services Group Inc. and Bechtel National Inc., operates the Y-12 National Security Complex....

"I want to thank Y-12 employees for the tremendous efforts they made this year in exceeding expectations see November 2011, The Y-12 Times . We had a significantly better year in safety performance see table, pg. 2 . In fact, I accepted a National Safety Council award on behalf of the employees at the last President's ES&H Forum."...

Budget outlook...

"We have great support from the administration -- the president's office on down -- and the Department of Defense. Congress is in a very difficult place of figuring out how to attack our nation's budget issues. The 2012 budget is uncertain at this point, so the best thing we can do is position ourselves to have the best possible options when a clearer picture emerges. "We've frozen hiring and are reducing or, in many cases, eliminating overtime. Supplies are ordered on an as-needed basis. Travel is being restricted. These actions will allow us to more easily make adjustments once the nation's FY 2012 budget is approved. The sooner the FY 2012 budget is passed, the more clarity we will have on Y-12's situation, but it's important now that everyone do their part to ensure we're spending money wisely."...

Managing Editors...

Amy Alley alleyab@y12.doe.gov Heidi Spurling spurlinghw@y12.doe.gov Ashley Douglas Kathy Fahey Scott Fraker John Holbrook David Keim Terry Marlar Jill McNutt Brett Pate Ray Smith Eric Swanson Brian Wagner Maleia Wood Mona Wright...

Lisa Harris...

Contributors...

Mary Bryant Ellen Boatner...

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