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Mission, Vision, Culture

Los Alamos National Laboratory's mission is to solve national security challenges through simultaneous excellence.
June 16, 2020
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Mission

To solve national security challenges through simultaneous excellence.

Vision

To be trusted by our nation, emulated by our peers, and respected by the world.

Culture

Cultivate a culture where how we work is as important as what we do. This evolving, iterative journey includes proactively managing risk, focusing on our work, and relying on continuous learning to strengthen this foundation.

Values

Service

Serving our nation, partners, community and each other.

Integrity

Demonstrating honesty, ethical conduct, accountable stewardship, and individual responsibility.

Teamwork

Achieving our best by respecting diverse opinions and backgrounds, exploring alternatives, and collaborating with colleagues and partners.

Excellence

Ensuring safe and secure mission delivery in nuclear security; science, technology, and engineering; operations; and community relations.