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2 hrs ago | Business Journal

DOD announces cost-saving agreement with makers of the F-35

The Department of Defense and its F-35 partners have reached a cost-savings agreement on the fifth-generation plane.

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Related Topix: US News, The Blueprint, Hip-Hop, Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, United Space Alliance, Martin Agency, Startups, Savi Technology, Advertising

5 hrs ago | Business Journal

Pinellas Park company wins $7M DOD contract

Custom Manufacturing & Engineering, a Pinellas Park company that makes electronics, sensor and surveillance technology, won a $7 million federal contract to provide power supplies for various U.S. Army weapons systems.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, US News

5 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Rick Perry: Mr. President, Put National Guard on Border [VIDEO]

He told Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity Wednesday night that the president "can unilaterally direct the Department of Defense to put those troops on the border."

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Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, Rick Perry, US Governors, US News, Conservative Political News

9 hrs ago | Phillymag.com

Penn Gets DoD Grant to Heal Brain Injuries

The New York Times reports that Penn is getting a major Department of Defense grant to research how to help brain-injured soldiers make and retain new memories.

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Related Topix: US News, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, UC Los Angeles

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Marine News

BAE Systems Gets USS Decatur Navy Contract Modification

US Department of Defense informs that BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $15,866,612 modification to previously awarded contract for USS Decatur fiscal 2014 Dry-Docking Selected Restricted Availability.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Construction, Energy, Oil & Gas, Gulf Island Fabrication

News9 Oklahoma City

Inhofe Praises Deal On Surplus Military Equipment

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe says a deal has been reached between two federal agencies that will allow local firefighters to continue receiving surplus military equipment.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Jim Inhofe, US News, US Senate

Lucianne.com

Exclusive: More Militaryases Asked to ProvideFacilities for Illegal Aliens

As the border crisis continues, the Department of Defense is requesting that additional military bases make housing facilities and land available to accommodate a continued influx of illegal alien children.

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News

MyHighPlains.com

Volunteer Fire Departments Getting Burned by DOD, EPA

Volunteer fire departments across the High Plains and Texas can no longer look to the U.S. Military for used equipment.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, US News

Freshnews

Oshkosh Defense's JLTV Solution Completes "Net-Ready" Testing

Oshkosh Defense , a division of Oshkosh Corporation , reached a milestone in the U.S. Department of Defense's Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program by completing Net-Ready testing with the Oshkosh Light Combat Tactical All-Terrain Vehicle .

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Construction, Industrial Machines, Jlg Industries, Automakers, Oshkosh Truck, US News, US Military, US Marine Corps, Fort Huachuca, US Army

The Daily Caller

Pentagon Still Allowing Contractors To Massively Overcharge For Parts

The Department of Defense has overpaid $9 million dollars for spare parts, and stands to overpay another $2.6 million over the next year because officials didn't bother doing price research, according to a recent audit .

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Related Topix: US News, Conservative Political News

A-Infos Radio Project

Radio Curious: Contradictions in U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy, Segment 1

Contradictions in the United States' nuclear weapons policy is the subject of this edition of Radio Curious.

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Related Topix: US News, University of Chicago, Columbia University, Chicago, IL

Fort Mill Times

Charleston Joint Base visit by mobility commander

Gen. Darren McDew took charge of the Air Mobility Command in May. His two-day visit beginning Wednesday includes meeting with military men and women, families, Department of Defense civilian employees, contractors and local leaders.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Scott Air Force Base, US News, US National Guard

Tue Jul 08, 2014

VDARE

Another Great Moment in Low-IQ Military Recruiting

Project 100,000 was a 1960s program by the United States Department of Defense to recruit soldiers that would previously have been below military mental or medical standards.

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Related Topix: US News, US Marine Corps

MassLive.com

Westfield police training rifles received through DoD program

According to Massachusetts State Police, Westfield requested 19 M16 rifles and 15 M14 rifles through the Department of Defense 1033 program, which provides surplus military supplies to police departments across the country.

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Related Topix: Westfield, MA, US News

Patch.com

38 Job Openings in Montgomery County

Bethesda: Administrative Support Assistant for Defense Health Agency Medical Records Technician for Defense Health Agency Office Assistant for Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants Medical Education Assistant for Defense Health Agency Client Services Representative at Calvert Investments, Inc Deal Document Coordinator at Edens Medical Office Assistant ... (more)

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Related Topix: Montgomery County, MD, Bethesda, MD, US News, Startups, Savi Technology

The Daily Caller

Obama Eyes Military Barracks For New Wave of Migrants

The Department of Defense is cataloguing its bases and barracks to find temporary housing for hundreds of thousands of poor Central Americans who are now believed to be migrating toward the Texas border.

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Related Topix: US News, Immigration Reform, Conservative Political News

Alabama Live

Replacing 70,000 military personnel with 47,000 civilians would save Pentagon $19 billion,...

The Department of Defense could save as much as $19 billion over the next decade by replacing 70,000 military personnel with civilian employees, a Congressional Budget Office report shows.

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Mira Mesa/Scripps Ranch Sentinel

San Diego Sailor performs on ACM All-Star Salute to the Troops on CBS

The special was to feature country music stars performing in concert with members from each branch of the military at the MGM Grand resort in Las Vegas - exactly the sort of thing Coates had always wanted to do.

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Related Topix: US News, Gaming, MGM Grand - The City of Entertainment, US Military, US Navy

Mon Jul 07, 2014

San Diego NewsCape

Former U.S. Navy Officer Pleads Guilty in International Bribery Scandal

A retired Navy official who started a second career working for defense contractor Glenn Defense Marine Asia pleaded guilty in federal court, admitting that he and others overcharged the Navy by up to $2.5 million for port services to American ships and then used some of the proceeds to treat Navy officials to lavish dinners, cocktails and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Prison, Traver, CA, US News

WJHG-TV Panama City

Bay Defense Alliance Earns Navy's Honor

One local non-profit organization is nominated for a prestigious award recognized by all branches of the United States Military.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Non-Profit, US News, Bay County, FL, Panama City, FL

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