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6 min ago | WISH-TV Indianapolis

DOD: Military suicides down from 2012

A report released by the Department of Defense says 479 service members took their own lives last year.

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Related Topix: US News, Suicide, US Senate, US Politics, Senator Joe Donnelly

3 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

DOD Identifies Fort Campbell Units for Upcoming Afghanistan Rotation

The Department of Defense today identified three units to deploy as part of the upcoming rotation of forces operating in Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: US News

7 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Department of Defense awards $2.6 million grant to Smu Stem program for minority students

The U.S. Department of Defense recently awarded the STEMPREP Project at Southern Methodist University a $2.6 million grant to support its goal of increasing the number of minorities in STEM fields.

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Related Topix: US News, Southern Methodist University, Education Etc., Dentistry, Temple University

9 hrs ago | Russia Taday

Obama administration sending military advisers to Ukraine within weeks

On Tuesday this week, the Washington Times reported that a spokesperson for the US Department of Defense confirmed plans to put Pentagon advisers in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: US News, Duncan Hunter, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics

11 hrs ago | InformationWeek

Re: Is the military participating in the IBM Watson app?

USAA says it's feeding Watson publically available information from the VA and the Department of Defense, but USAA's Neff Hudson didn't say anything about the military working directly with this commercial business.

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15 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

SES Awarded COMSATCOM Pathfinder Contract

Global satellite solutions provider SES Government Solutions has been awarded an $8,245,160 firm-fixed-price COMSATCOM Pathfinder contract by the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center based in Los Angeles, California.

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19 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

NewsMilitary suicide rate drops

Col. Elspeth Ritchie, a doctor in the Office of the Army Surgeon General, discusses suicide among American soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan, in this May 29, 2008 file photo.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sys-Con Media

CORRECTING and REPLACING Spin Systems, Inc. Provides Healthcare...

In addition to much of the baby boomer generation retiring from the military, and a short supply of doctors, many soldiers are coming back with injuries and other health related issues due to the war creating an influx of patients and valuable personal information that has helped contribute to a lack of healthcare access.

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Related Topix: Medicine, US News, Life, Veteran Affairs

News9 Oklahoma City

Lawmakers Petition President Over Immigrants At Fort Sill

US Senator Jim Inhofe and all five of Oklahoma's U-S House members are opposing the decision by the Department of Defense to extend the use of temporary shelters at several military installations through January 2015.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Jim Inhofe, US News, US Senate, Oklahoma, Fort Sill, OK

U.S. Department of Defense

Department of Defense Releases Fourth Quarter Suicide Information

In its efforts to better understand suicide among all its components, the Department of Defense released its first quarterly suicide report , today, for the four quarters of 2013.

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

Customer Interaction Solutions

Photo Release -- Acolyst Appoints Charles "Chuck" Corjay as Executive ...

FalconStor Software , Inc. , a global data storage leader, and Acolyst, a seasoned government technology consultant, are pleased to announce the appointment of Charles "Chuck" R. Corjay as the Executive Vice President of Strategic Growth for their newly created joint federal team.

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Related Topix: FalconStor Software, Software, US News, CACI International, Computers

Monster.com

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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Related Topix: US News, Science, Computer Science, Microsoft Windows

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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Related Topix: US News, Science / Technology, Space

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

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