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1 hr ago | Star News

School district lauded for work with military children

The Chula Vista Elementary School District was honored for its work with students who come from military families.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., US News, University of Southern California

8 hrs ago | North Country Now

Story from NorthCountryNow.com

A feature-length film, "Nontraditional," written and directed by Clarkson University assistant professor Brian Hauser, will receive distribution through DOD News, formerly the Pentagon Channel as part of its series, "The Best of the G.I. Film Festival."

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Related Topix: Clarkson University, US News, Publishing, Media, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Digital Journal, FOX News Network

16 hrs ago | TheDenverChannel

2 agencies suspended from getting DOD equipment

Two Colorado law enforcement agencies that were recipients of military-grade weapons and equipment from the Department of Defense, have been "suspended" from the federal program, a CALL7 Investigation found.

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Related Topix: US News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Westport News

Letter: What has costly Iraq action

There is a disturbing statistic from the Department of Defense. An average of 22 veterans commit suicide every day! Over 8,000 a year.

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Related Topix: US News

Creative Loafing Tampa

Ask the Locals: Fawn Germer, author, speaker and Dogedin fan

Fawn Germer is a self-help author, international leadership speaker and a four-time Pulitzer-nominated journalist.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Dunedin, FL, US News, Ozona, FL

JD Journal

Litigation Attorney Ryan C. Berry Joins Greenberg Traurig

Greenberg Traurig announced on Thursday that veteran litigation attorney Ryan C. Berry has joined the international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP , as Shareholder in its Litigation practice.

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Related Topix: Greenberg Traurig, Law

Dallas Observer

The Military's Insurer Has Been Refusing to Cover This Little Girl's Therapy for Four Years

It's been more than two years since a federal administrative judge told Tricare, the Department of Defense-run healthcare program for military families, to pay for Kaitlyn Samuels' physical therapy.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Burgess

Wisconsin Gazette

New Jersey sheriff delays acquiring military vehicles

Sheriff Michael Saudino in Bergen County, New Jersey, will delay the acquisition of two mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles from the Department of Defense.

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Related Topix: Bergen County, NJ, US News

TheBlaze.com

Another problem for veterans: VA can't get medical records from DOD

The Department of Veterans Affairs' Office of Inspector General has released a new report saying the VA is having major problems getting medical records from the Department of Defense.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US News

Forbes.com

Abbott's Collaboration With Department Of Defense Could Boost Diagnostics Sales

Great Speculations' contributor page is devoted to investing ideas that will help make you wiser and richer.

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Related Topix: US News, Abbott Labs

World News Report

Energy Department Provides Additional Emergency Fuel Loan to...

As part of the government-wide response and recovery effort for Hurricane Sandy and the Nor'easter, the Energy Department is providing the Department of Defense with additional ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel from the Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve in response to a request from the State of Connecticut.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, US News

Alabama Live

Three things defense contractors need to know to compete for tight federal dollars

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- The Department of Defense is under pressure to reduce costs everywhere, and those pressures are changing the nature of federal contracting.

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Related Topix: US News

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Marine News

Nine Share in US$6-B DoD Contract Modifications

The US Department of Defense informs that nine companies have each been awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity fixed-price option-year two modifications for international ocean and intermodal distribution services .

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Related Topix: US News, US Military, Scott Air Force Base, US Air Force, Outsourcing

Jalopnik

You Need a Tank! The Pentagon's Having a Fire Sale For Cops

You there, rural police department! Who's to say that chaos won't break out at your next strawberry festival? You need a tank, and the Department of Defense is here to give it to you ! Everything must go, go, go! In light of the heavy-handed tactics used by the police in Ferguson, Mo.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, US News, Autos

MLive.com

Five keys points about the proposed missile defense system project at Fort Custer Training Center

The U.S. Department of Defense continues its effort to study the Fort Custer Training Center as a possible site for a new ground-based missile defense system.

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Related Topix: Strategic Defense Initiative, Prison, US News, Battle Creek, MI, Augusta, MI

Gawker

Judge May Force Pentagon to Release 2,000 Unseen Abu Ghraib Photos

A U.S. district court judge has given the Department of Defense less than two weeks to convince him to halt the public release of thousands of never-before-seen inmate photos taken inside Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison while American forces operated it.

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Related Topix: Prison, Abu Ghraib

KXII-TV Sherman

Rural fire depts. breathe sigh of relief after nation-wide program is reinstated

Madeline Schmitt joined the News 12 Team as a morning reporter in June 2014 and is thrilled to wake up with you every weekday.

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

Seeking Alpha

Textron Systems - Tremendous Potential For This Small Segment

The division has hit a big of a rough patch, leading investor to wonder if the division is in trouble.

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Related Topix: Textron, Aerospace-Defense, Transportation, Textron Financial, Airlines, Financial Services, AirTran Holdings, Cessna Aircraft, US News, US Military, US Navy

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Marine News

Textron Awarded $22-M Navy LCAC Contract Modification

The US Department of Defense informs that Textron Inc., New Orleans, Louisiana, is being awarded a $21,904,620 modification to a previously awarded contract for the construction of Landing Craft, Air Cushion 101 of the ship-to-shore connector program.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Textron, Aerospace-Defense, New Orleans, LA, US News

Watertown Daily Times

MRAP issue still alive on Jefferson County board

In the wake of events in Ferguson, Mo., Jefferson County legislators have once again begun debating the merits of an armored vehicle obtained last year by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department.

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Related Topix: Jefferson County, NY, US News, Calcium, NY, Watertown, NY, Cape Vincent, NY, Great Bend, NY

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