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27 min 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

4 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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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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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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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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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Michigan stained glass artist teaches others

In this photo taken on July 10, 2014, pieces of a butterfly stained glass piece are laid out in Don Zimmerman's studio at Chapel Hill Methodist Church in Battle Creek, Mich.

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

Crain's Detroit Business

Ex-Pentagon CIO ready to do home work

Teresa Takai , former chief information officer for the state under Gov. Jennifer Granholm and later for the Pentagon, is back in southeast Michigan to pursue her next job.

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Related Topix: CIO News, Jennifer Granholm, US Governors, US News, Weather

Stars and Stripes

'Serving together makes us just that much stronger': 2 Maine families share long military tradition

The two Bangor-area families have members from multiple generations with decades of service within the Maine Air National Guard's 101st Air Refueling Wing - known as the MAINEiacs - and members who joined the Army, Army Guard or Army Reserves, or who switched from one branch to another.

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Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, Maine, US Air Force, Kittery, ME, US News, US Army

The Motley Fool

Defense News Roundup: Pentagon Trains for WMD, and Are Helicopters Heading to Africa?

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

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Salinas Californian

Winning Ways: Fort Hunter LiggettWinning Ways: Fort Hunter...

Interview with Sfc. Lafond Alijuah about Tactical Medical Operations lane at Base Camp Warthog on July 18, 2014.

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KSBW-TV

2 U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Two American soldiers were killed by an improvised explosive device Thursday in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense said.

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The Gaston Gazette

Today in History: Fidel Castro began his revolt against Fulgencio Batista

In 1908, U.S. Attorney General Charles J. Bonaparte ordered creation of a force of special agents that was a forerunner of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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Related Topix: Fidel Castro, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, George Bush, New York

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KSWO

DOD approves military post extension for undocumented children

FT. SILL, Okla._ The Department of Defense has officially approved a request that will house undocumented children on military posts for longer than first planned.

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