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3 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Pentagon Official: America's Failure Is Hillary Inc's 2016 Politics

Joseph Miller is the pen name for a ranking Department of Defense official with a background in U.S. special operations and combat experience in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: US News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Barack Obama, World News, Africa, Libya, Robert Gates

7 hrs ago | KATV Little Rock

Husband arrested in death of NBA player's aunt

An off-duty lifeguard who was critically injured during a rare lightning strike at Los Angeles' Venice Beach is said to be improving steadily.

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Related Topix: United States Army War College, US News, Immigration Reform

9 hrs ago | KAUZ

4 charged with murder in death of USC student

Sen. Patrick Leahy on Tuesday introduced a bill to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records, a proposal that goes further than a similar House measure and has drawn support from civil... A California man who was charged after refusing treatment for his tuberculosis was found and arrested, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, United States Army War College, Immigration Reform

10 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Defense Department to oversee Walsh plagiarism probe

A U.S. Army War College official says the Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of overseeing a plagiarism investigation against Sen. John Walsh of Montana.

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Related Topix: United States Army War College, US News

10 hrs ago | KFVS12

Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed

The overnight strikes hit the home of the top Hamas leader in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh, as well as government offices and the headquarters of the Hamas satellite TV station.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Wedding, US News

10 hrs ago | ABC News

APNewsbreak: Defense to Oversee Plagiarism Probe

A U.S. Army War College official says the Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of overseeing a plagiarism investigation against Sen. John Walsh of Montana.

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Related Topix: United States Army War College, US News

11 hrs ago | The Hill

Business Bottom Line

TECHNOLOGY. Last year, the Pentagon struck a deal with wireless carriers to give them a coveted band of spectrum for commercial use.

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, US News, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Immigration Reform, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

15 hrs ago | Business Journal

Michael Bridges talks competition in defense contracting

The world of defense contracting is changing, and it will mean big winners and big losers in the Dayton market in coming years, says a local expert.

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Related Topix: US News

16 hrs ago | Don't Mess With Taxes

Defense Department workers, some with top security clearance, owed $730 million in back federal taxes

Approximately 83,000 Department of Defense employees and contractors had unpaid federal tax debt totaling more than $730 million as of June 30, 2012, according to a just-released General Accountability Office report.

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Related Topix: US News, US Military, US Air Force, Tax

20 hrs ago | National Conference of State Legislat...

Webinar July 28 on Energy Development and the Department of Defense

The Department of Defense operates more than 420 major military installations in 47 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico.

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Related Topix: US News, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Southeast Georgia Today

DoD Honors Toombs County Sheriff

July 29-- The U.S. Department of Defense has recognized Toombs County Sheriff Junior Kight for his support of soldiers in the Army National Guard.

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Related Topix: Toombs County, GA, US News, US National Guard, US Military

Examiner.com

Mystery surrounds death announcement of sailor who died onboard USN ship in June

Late this afternoon, the Department of Defense announced the death of a female sailor who died onboard the U.S.S James E. Williams while conducting routine naval operations in the Red Sea.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, US News, US Military, US Navy

The Daily Caller

GAO: 86,000 DOD Employees Have Federal Tax Debt

Security clearances were granted or approved for roughly 83,000 Department of Defense employees and contractors who together owe more than $730 million in federal tax debt, according to a report by the Government Accountability Office.

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Related Topix: US News, Susan Collins, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Orrin Hatch, Conservative Political News

Rock Hill Herald

Patriot Award a surprise honor for PMC's White

Daniel Osborne, sergeant in the 430th Firefighters and an emergency room technical at Piedmont Medical Center, shakes hands with Robert White, wearing his dress uniform for the Piedmont EMS.

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Related Topix: US News, US National Guard, US Military

ABC2 Maryland

Test causes fire at DOD facility

Officials say it was testing at an indoor munitions range that started a fire at a Department of Defense test facility in Harford County Monday morning.

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Related Topix: US News, Harford County, MD, Abingdon, MD, Bel Air, MD

Business Wire

IronPlanet Awarded Contract for U.S. Department of Defense Rolling Stock Surplus Contract

The DLA issued the final contract award to IronPlanet on July 25, 2014 pursuant to a competitive bid process that was held on April 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Startups, IronPlanet, US News, Liquidity Services

Freshnews

Department of Defense Announces 15 Recipients of 2014 Secretary of...

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve , a Department of Defense office, announced today 15 recipients of the 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest honor DoD gives to employers for support of National Guard and Reserve employees.

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Related Topix: US News, US National Guard, US Military, US Air Force

Daily Texan

Researchers build device that resembles the hearing of a fly

Researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering have designed and built a new sound-receiving device that imitates the hearing of a fly and could improve the lives of millions of people with hearing loss, according to the researchers.

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Related Topix: Audiology, Medicine, US News

Russia Taday

Thousands of guns unaccounted for by Afghan security forces

Information on nearly three-quarters of a million guns purchased by the US for the Afghan National Security Forces is either missing or duplicated, an audit of SIGAR inspectors revealed, sparking fears they could have ended up in Taliban hands.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US News

Marine News

NAVSEA Receives 3 DoD Value Engineering Awards

Naval Sea Systems Command was recently announced as the winner of three fiscal year 2013 Department of Defense Value Engineering Achievement Awards.

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