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3 hrs ago | Marine Corps Times

DoD may send personnel to Africa to help fight Ebola epidemic

A Liberian military police truck with warnings on its side door, one reading 'Tell Everyone You Meet About Ebola' patrol through the streets to prevent panic by people over the Ebola virus in the city of Monrovia, Liberia, on Friday.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Liberia, World News, Africa, US Military, Vanderbilt University, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

8 hrs ago | Navy Times

Study: Shock waves can damage eyes

An Army medic checks the eyes of a Marine during a medevac mission in Afghanistan.


Related Topix: University of Texas at San Antonio, US Military

10 hrs ago | Daily Record

Fort Detrick holds anti-terrorism awareness month

The Frederick News-Post reports that their efforts are part of the annual Anti-terrorism Awareness Month.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Detrick

14 hrs ago | AkiPress

16:48 CENTCOM: No base planned for Uzbekistan

U.S. Central Command is disputing reports in Russian and Uzbek media that the U.S. government is negotiating to open a military base in Uzbekistan, the Army Times said.


Related Topix: US Military, Uzbekistan,

18 hrs ago |

German officer to serve as U.S. Army Europe's chief of staff

Gen. Markus Laubenthal is the first German officer to be assigned to U.S. Army Europe.


Related Topix: US Military, World News, Germany

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

U.S. Army Awards Three NGCD Contracts Totaling $3.9M to Chemring Detection Systems

Chemring Detection Systems, Inc. , a subsidiary of Chemring Sensors & Electronic Systems and part of Chemring Group PLC , has secured three cost-plus-incentive-fee contracts for the development of Next Generation Chemical Detectors totaling $3.9M with options for $21.


Related Topix: US Military

News Observer

Fort Hood to change commanders Aug. 8

Maj. Gen. Sean B. MacFarland has been promoted to lieutenant general and will succeed Lt.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Hood, Fort Hood, TX, Fort Bliss, Fort Bliss, TX

The News Tribune

Army "VIP culture" led to parachute accident that killed former JBLM officer

A former Joint Base Lewis-McChord officer who died in a September accident was not ready to jump with a new kind of parachute when he attempted his first airborne drill in four years, according to an Army investigation obtained by The News Tribune.


Related Topix: Fort Bragg, US Military, US News, US Air Force, Fort Bragg, NC, World News, Afghanistan,

The Gazette

Stolen WWI gas mask found in pawn shop

A World War I gas mask stolen from the Wyoming Capitol and missing for almost a century is on display in Cheyenne again after a South Dakota pawn shop donated it back to the state.


Related Topix: Cheyenne, WY, US Military


McConnell offers immigration amendment

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he wants to put strict conditions on transporting migrant children into the country's interior, offering the proposal days after a flap surfaced about whether Fort Knox was targeted to temporarily house some of the young immigrants.


Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, US Politics, Fort Knox, US Military, Fort Knox, KY, Representative Brett Guthrie, US House of Representatives, Senator Rand Paul, Democrat, Representative John Yarmuth

Snowden's asylum status in Russia ending

Edward Snowden's temporary asylum status in Russia will expire at midnight Thursday, but the former U.S. National Security Agency systems administrator appears set to stay on until authorities decide on his application for an extension.


Related Topix: US Military, World News, Germany

Bellingham Herald

W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths

In this photo taken on Saturday, July 26, 2014, Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, right, demonstrates to people how to wash their hands properly in order to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus, during Independence Day celebrations in the city of Monrovia, Liberia.


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, US Military, Fort Detrick, Sierra Leone

Russia Taday

Weapons of mass production: US Army making warheads with 3D printing

The US Army is building deadlier, more efficient, and less costly warheads using 3D-printing technology, according to new reports.


Hispanic Business

US Army Ponders 3D Printed Warheads

Additive manufacturing, more commonly known as 3-D printing, is inherently creative.


Related Topix: US Military


Buy this super-cheap retired landing craft and assault your local beachhead

We love a good military auction. The guys and gals at Autoblog have pointed a few of these out before, most notably a battalion's worth of Land Rover Defenders .


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Eustis, Autos

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Investigation into divers' deaths found series of failures

This undated photo provided by the U.S. Army shows a test pond at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Aberdeen, Md.


Related Topix: US Military, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Virginia Beach, VA

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Hampton Roads was the backdrop for many milestones in military aviation

Eugene Ely pilots the first flight off a ship just off Old Point Comfort in Hampton Roads on Nov. 14, 1910.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Monroe, State Prisons, Prison, US Navy

Inside Bay Area

'The Kill Team' director probes Afghan war atrocity

Documentary filmmaker Daniel Krauss was reading a story in 2011 about U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan accused of killing unarmed civilians for sport the previous year, when it dawned on him that the news accounts were missing a key question.


Related Topix: Daniel Krauss, US Military, Fort Lewis, Fort Lewis, WA

Medical Daily

Blood Test May Predict Suicide Risk By Studying Levels Of Gene Mutation SKA2

A blood test can determine discrepancies in the levels of a gene that increases a person's risk of suicide.


Related Topix: US Military, Johns Hopkins University, Suicide

CBS News

Body of child found in the wheel well of U.S. military plane

U.S Army personnel prepare to load onto C-130 Hercules planes during a mass tactical exercise at Ramstein Air Base, Germany on March 14, 2002.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy