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3 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Kessler Foundation awarded Department of Defense grant for spinal cord injury research

Gail Forrest, P.T., Ph.D., assistant director of Human Performance and Engineering Research, is principal investigator of multi-site study funded for $1.8 million Dr. Forrest is assistant director of Human Performance & Engineering Research at Kessler Foundation.

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Related Topix: US News, West Orange, NJ, Orange, NJ, University of Louisville

7 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

DoD identifies Army casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, US News, Cuero, TX

11 hrs ago | Green Bay Press-Gazette

Local employer receives Patriot Award

David Stark, committee member for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, or ESGR, an agency of the Department of Defense, announces Charles Walters of Element Mobile was honored with a Patriot Award in recognition of extraordinary support of one of his employees, Tyler Brehmer, who serves in the Wisconsin Army National Guard.

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

15 hrs ago | Freshnews

Lockheed Martin GMLRS Alternative Warhead Logs Successful Flight-Test ...

Lockheed Martin successfully conducted the fifth and final Production Qualification Test for the new Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System Alternative Warhead recently at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. During the long-range test, four rockets were fired from a HIMARS launcher and destroyed their respective targets approximately 65 kilometers away.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, US News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Sys-Con Media

ESGR Announces 30 Finalists for Prestigious Secretary of Defense Employer Award

The award is the DoD's highest recognition given to employers for exceptional support of National Guard and Reserve employees.

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

Alamogordo Daily News

AF leadership reinforces importance of nuclear mission on the Hill

Lt. Gen. Garrett Harencak, assistant chief of staff for strategic deterrence and nuclear integration, prepares his notes before testifying in front of the House Armed Services Committee subcommittee on strategic forces, April 8. WASHINGTON >> Air Force nuclear deterrence operations serve a central role in providing deterrence and maintaining ... (more)

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Clarksville Online

Department of Defense releases Estimated Impacts of Sequestration-Level Funding Report

On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014, the Department of Defense released a report that documents the damaging cuts to military forces, modernization, and readiness that will be required if defense budgets are held at sequester-levels in the years beyond fiscal 2015.

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

Pickens Sentinel

April 15: Funding the Empire

Tax day, April 15th, is a day of celebration in the United States. On this day we citizens of the great republic take pride in the fact that we can come together in a democratic society and make decisions cooperatively with one another.

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Air Force Times

Military hotline aids sexual assault victims

One of the first things you notice about the Pentagon's sexual assault support hotline is its non-military look.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Examiner.com

How close are autonomous vehicles to consumers?

In and around Silicon Valley we occasionally spot a self-driving car, in particular the Google 'self-driving car', which is the lettering printed on the side of each of these vehicles.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Inventions, Science / Technology, US News, US Military, US Army

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CIO

Sun Helps Build Online Science Library for Iraqis

A group of U.S. scientists, with help from Sun Microsystems and U.S. government agencies, launched an online library containing more than 1 million research articles for Iraqi scientists and students.

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Freshnews

Congress Urges Air Force To Support Religious Freedom, According To Liberty Institute

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, bipartisan members of the House of Representatives submitted a letter to U.S. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James, urging a revision to Air Force regulations to allow greater religious freedom in the Air Force.

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The News-Gazette

Man pleads guilty to electronic harassment

A suburban St. Louis man who admitted that he electronically harassed a woman in Champaign County last year has been sentenced to two years of probation.

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KEPR CBS 19

Walla Walla police get new armored vehicle

The Walla Walla Police Department has received a new armored vehicle from the Department of Defense.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Walla Walla gets new SWAT armored vehicle

The vehicle came from the Department of Defense and was bought by the U.S. Army for $733,000, police said.

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Freshnews

US Department of Defense Denies Combat Troops 'Best of Class'...

According to an explosive new book, 'The Clapper Memo' by investigative reporter Bob McCarty, then Under Secretary of Defense James Clapper signed an order that forced the US military to abandon a proven screening technology, and in its place required use of the old polygraph.

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Related Topix: US News, US Military, US Navy, US Marine Corps, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

KTOO-TV Juneau

HAARP research facility to shut down

It's been both praised and maligned. Praised by scientists as a tool to gain knowledge about Earth's ionosphere; maligned as a secret means to develop an ultimate weapon.

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US News & World Report

When U.S. Soft Power Becomes Propaganda

The United States Department of Defense used it recently in Yemen and Pakistan. The U.S. State Department is using it right now in Afghanistan and Nigeria.

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Related Topix: US News, Trinidad (Washington, DC), Washington, World News, Kenya, Condoleezza Rice, George Bush, Opinion

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Business Journal

Lockheed Martin brings F-35 simulator to Snap-on to drum up support for program

Snap-on Inc. held a celebration Monday for its employees because of their involvement with the F-35 Lightning II program.

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Related Topix: Appliances, Household Products, Snap On, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

Freshnews

SBG Technology Solutions Awarded Contract Extension to Support Veterans Affairs' VistA Evolution Program and Advance Electronic Healthcare for Veterans

SBG Technology Solutions, one of the fastest growing and leading engineering and IT service providers in the United States, was recently awarded a contract extension with the Department of Veterans Affairs to continue to support the execution of the VistA Evolution Program by providing Program Management Office support, technical consulting, ... (more)

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