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Cyber IA

For more than 40 years, TASC has partnered with our customers toward one goal-the success of their missions.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

JD Supra

Weekly Update Newsletter - July 2014

Reg. 39361. We can also show you Legal Updates using the Google Viewer; however, you will need to be logged into Google Docs to view them.

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Switched

The U.S. Must Lead on Climate Threat

During a Congressional hearing this year, Texas Rep. Joe Barton invoked Noah's Ark saying, "I would point out that if you're a believer in the Bible, one would have to say the Great Flood is an example of climate change and that certainly wasn't because mankind had overdeveloped hydrocarbon."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Barton, Republican, US House of Representatives, George Bush, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate

ABC2 Maryland

BRAC: Boon or bust?

Coastal Flood Advisory issued July 21 at 2:57PM EDT expiring July 22 at 6:00AM EDT in effect for: Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Baltimore City Maryland celebrated the realignment of military bases that was supposed to bring an estimated 60,000 jobs to the state, but almost a decade later, Harford County has seen less than half of the anticipated 18,000 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Harford County, MD, US News, US Military, US Army, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Fort Meade

WAVE-TV Louisville

Feds say no plans to house immigrant children at Ft. Knox, despite comments from Sen. Paul

After U.S. Senator Rand Paul touched off a frenzied back and forth between federal officials Monday afternoon, there does seem to be a final word: There are no plans to house undocumented immigrant children at Ft.

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Related Topix: Fort Knox, KY, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US Politics, Illegal Immigration, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative John Yarmuth, Fort Knox, US Military, US Army

The White House

Fact Sheet: The Vice President's Address to the 115th National...

"We have a lot of obligations as the government - obligations to the poor, the disadvantaged, the elderly, our children.

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Sys-Con Media

Mutualink Achieves Milestone Communications Advances during Department of Defense Exercise

Mutualink received high marks during the 2014 Joint Users Interoperability Communications Exercise , held at the U.S. Army's Aberdeen Proving Ground .

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Related Topix: US News, US Military, US Army, Aberdeen Proving Ground, US National Guard, Gateway (Washington, DC)

The Jersey Journal

Bergen County Executive criticizes sheriff's plans to acquire armored vehicles

BERGEN COUNTY - Bergen County Executive Kathleen Donovan is at odds with Sheriff Michael Saudino over his plans to bring two MRAPs to the county under a Department of Defense program that makes them available to law-enforcement agencies for free, the Record reported.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Marine News

Detyens Shipyards Awarded 'USNS Arctic' Drydock Contract

The U.S. Department of Defense informs that Detyens Shipyards Inc., North Charleston, South Carolina, is being awarded an $11,631,622 firm-fixed-price contract for a 75-calendar day regular overhaul and dry-docking of USNS Arctic .

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, US News, North Charleston, SC, US Military, US Navy

The Motley Fool

Defense News Roundup: When the A/C Goes Out, the U.S. Army Calls a Contractor

The U.S. military has a reputation as a somewhat secretive organization. But in one respect, at least, the Pentagon is one of the most "open" of our government agencies.

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The Motley Fool

This Small Country Just Landed America's Biggest Weapon Sale in 2014

Qatar isn't buying American tanks -- but with $11 billion to spend, that's about the only thing it is not buying.

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Related Topix: US News, World News, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries)

Examiner.com

Our current political climate

Any reasonable person would agree that no one should be allowed to take control over The White House by assassinating the president.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

NBC San Diego

Parade Inspirational Couple Shows Military LGBT Pride

Dwayne and Jonathan Beebe-Franqui served as the Inspiration Couple of the Year for the 2014 San Diego Pride Parade.

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Darien News-Review

Darien native creates game show for troops

Steve Sellery, wearing a suit in the middle, stand with some of the Army entertainment crew at Fort Sam Houston Theatre at Joint Base Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas.

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Metal Center News

9-2010 Military Metals Outlook

Production of Humvees and other Army trucks will dramatically drop in the coming years, as the war effort shifts from the urban settings of Iran to the more disbursed environment of Afghanistan.

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JD Supra

Aerospace & Defense Series: DOD Study Touts Competition Benefits in...

It is a general tenet that competition serves customers well, enabling them to acquire better products at lower prices.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

UPI

Oversight body calls for temporary suspension of aircraft delivery to Afghanistan

A Congressionally created oversight body is urging the temporary suspension of U.S. plans to deliver two C-130H Hercules transport planes to the Afghan Air Force.

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KCBY-TV Coos Bay

Coos Bay firm admits ripping off military for $10 million

The owner and four employees of a Coos Bay business pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the United States by selling $10 million worth of knock-off parts to the Department of Defense, including parts intended to keep the rotors on military helicopters.

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U.S. Department of Defense

Department of Defense Press Briefing by Rear Adm. Kirby in the Pentagon Briefing Room

First about Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. As you know, this morning the secretary spoke with Malaysian Defense Minister Hishamuddin Hussein, and offered his deepest condolences and those of all the men and women of the Department of Defense for those who lost loved ones aboard flight 17. Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by this ... (more)

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Western Livestock Journal

EPA that ends well

It's not often that the Environmental Protection Agency reverses a decision following public outcry.

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