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14 hrs ago | News Max

Religious Freedom Group Urges Pentagon to Pull Out of Prayer Day Event

A military religious freedom organization has denounced a National Day of Prayer event next month on Capitol Hill as basically a rally for conservative Christian evangelicals and urged the Pentagon not to support it.

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Related Topix: US News, Billy Graham, Prison, The National, Entertainment, Television

18 hrs ago | JD Supra

Corporate acquisitions involving government contractors: DOD codifies ...

The US Department of Defense has published an Interim Final Rule assigning responsibilities and establishing requirements related to the National Industrial Security Program .

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Related Topix: US News

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Daily Caller

Air Force must follow Congressional intent on religious liberty

For two years, Congress has directed the Department of Defense to better protect the rights of service members to live out their religious beliefs.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US News, Air Force Academy, CO, US Politics, Representative Doug Lamborn, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Mike Lee

Sys-Con Media

Express Scripts Awarded 7-Year TRICARE Pharmacy Program Contract

"Express Scripts is proud to continue providing world-class service and specialized pharmacy care to our men and women in uniform, along with their dependents and also to military retirees," said , chairman and chief executive officer, Express Scripts.

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Related Topix: Social Solutions, Express Scripts, US News

US News & World Report

U.S. Demands on the Military Exceed the Pentagon Budget

Last week, the military's vice chiefs told Congress that their ability to fight two wars at once was at risk.

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Related Topix: US News, Opinion

ECNmag

UT Dallas professor to develop framework to protect computers' cores

UT Dallas cybersecurity expert Dr. Zhiqiang Lin has received funding from the U.S. Air Force to develop a defense framework that burrows deep into a computer system to protect its core.

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Related Topix: University of Texas at Dallas, Computers, Science, Computer Science, US News

The Moultrie News

Patriots Point honors Vietnam vets

Starting this month, Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum is honoring the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War by kicking off its major expansion of the Vietnam Naval Support Base exhibit.

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Related Topix: US News, Arts, Theater

Sys-Con Media

Radiant Logistics Taps Anna Brewer As Vice President of Government Services

Ms. Brewer brings over twenty years of global transportation experience to the Radiant family, where she will continue her focus on logistics projects for the U.S. Department of Defense , Department of State and foreign governments.

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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

San Diego NewsCape

Navy Petty Officer Based in Japan Charged in International Bribery Scandal

A fourth U.S. Navy official has been charged in a complaint unsealed today with accepting cash, luxury travel and consumer electronics from a foreign defense contractor in exchange for classified and internal U.S. Navy information.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Glenn, CA

Business Journal

Sequestration threatens to trim programs with Wichita ties, warns DOD

The Department of Defense this week warned that military suppliers could face a major hit to the bottom line over the next five years due to sequestration.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, US News, Boeing, Springer

U.S. Department of Defense

Department of Defense Selected Acquisition Reports

The Department of Defense has released details on major defense acquisition program cost, schedule, and performance changes since the December 2012 reporting period.

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Related Topix: US News

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

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

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

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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Related Topix: Tax, US News, Opinion

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

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