NNSA reassigns two officials after Y-12 security breach

Daniel Hoag

Daniel Hoag

Two National Nuclear Security Administration officials have been reassigned after the July 28 security breach at the Y-12 National Security Complex.

Daniel Hoag has been temporarily reassigned to the Oak Ridge Site Office, NNSA Administrator Thomas D’Agostino said in an Aug. 7 staff memo. Hoag has been deputy manager of the new NNSA Production Office, or NPO, which oversees nuclear production missions at Y-12 in Oak Ridge and the Pantex Plant near Amarillo, Texas.

Hoag’s appointment was announced in July, shortly before the security breach. He served as the chief operating officer for Pantex and Y-12, reporting to NPO Manager Steven Erhart in Oak Ridge.

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Hoag named deputy manager of NNSA Production Office

Daniel Hoag

Daniel Hoag

Federal officials have selected a deputy manager for a new federal office set up to oversee nuclear production missions in Oak Ridge and Amarillo, Texas.

Daniel Hoag has been named deputy manager of the National Nuclear Security Administration’s Production Office, or NPO.

Established in June, that office provides federal oversight of nuclear production missions at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge and Pantex Plant in Amarillo.

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