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  1. Pentagon shuts down Joint Chiefs' email networkRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Engadget

    The Department of Defense reportedly shut down an unclassified email system on Tuesday after detecting "suspicious activity" over the weekend, according to CNN . The network served General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, as well as a number of civilian contractors.


  2. Cyber experts come together to find solutions to continuing attacksRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    ... Mark Klett, founder of military subcontractor Klett Consulting, Inc. "Every day, every agency, the Department of Defense gets a knock on the door, someone is trying to get in an do something," he said. Klett's company provides combat systems on the ...


  3. Consulting Work for Navy Surplus Land Redevelopment Put Out to BidRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    ... picked, will be expected to review records of the environmental conditions of the Tank Farms, review Department of Defense remedial actions and determine what future steps need to be taken to "effect final cleanup." The consultant will also have to ...


  4. 'Fantastic Four' Heroes Get Military Introduction in New TeaserRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    With great power comes great potential - or, at least, that's what the military in the world of Fox's Fantastic Four seems to believe, with a new viral teaser for the movie sharing a presentation made by the fictional Department of Defense proposing that perhaps the super powered quartet could have their uses redefining modern warfare. "As you all know, the incident at the Baxter Institute involving the quantum gate was a tragedy," the narrator in the video, shared on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon, begins.


  5. NY wins $600 million hub for photonics research, developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo asks Dr. Alain Kaloyeros, founding President and CEO of SUNY Polytechnic Institute, left, a question during a briefing for Vice President Joe Biden, center, and Under secretary Frank Kendall, as they visit SUNY Poly Canal Ponds during the official announcement of the Department of Defense awarding a $110 million to help create the new American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics Monday, July 27, in Rochester, NY. At right is Michael Liehr, Executive Vice President of Innovation and Technology, Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, SUNY Polytechnic Institute.


  6. Kuwaiti Officials in U.S. to Help Free Gitmo Captive Denied Release by Obama's Parole BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Judicial Watch

    Will the U.S. cave into an Arab nation's pressure-witnessed firsthand by Judicial Watch-to release a senior Al Qaeda operative and Osama bin Laden advisor who has already been refused discharge by President Obama's special Guantanamo parole board? The terrorist is a Kuwaiti national named Faez Mohammed Ahmed al-Kandari and he's been a prisoner at the U.S. military compound in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba since 2002. His Department of Defense file says he has a history of participating in violent militant Islamic activities, poses a high-risk threat to the United States, has numerous connections to senior Al Qaeda members and was an influential religious figure for Al Qaeda fighters in Afghanistan.


  7. Innovative treatments offer hope for burn victimsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Bayonet

    ... from scarring, contractures and disability is a high priority for military medicine. In 2008, the Department of Defense established the Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine led by the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine and ...


  8. Faux Department of Defense Video Explains Fantastic Four Powers and Their Containment SuitsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Daily SuperHero

    This faux D.O.D. video pretty much confirms why the Thing doesn't need a containment suit in FANTASTIC FOUR . Because his surface area is impenetrable.


  9. Defense Department dramatically expands scope of Military Lending ActRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | JD Supra

    The Department of Defense dramatically expanded the scope of the Military Lending Act on July 22, 2015, publishing its Final Rule amending the MLA's implementing regulation. The DoD consulted with the CFPB in developing the Final Rule, and the CFPB actively supported the DoD's plans to expand MLA coverage.


  10. 5 Facts About the Northwest Florida Beaches International AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Jaunted

    ... a Military Welcome Center, which offers a quiet place for active duty, retired military personnel and Department of Defense employees to relax while waiting for a flight or a ride home. The center is open daily offering snacks, drinks, television, ...


  11. Civilian children aboard base assigned to county schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Jacksonville Daily News

    Onslow County school leaders are devising plans to accommodate civilian children aboard Camp Lejeune who cannot attend Department of Defense schools.


  12. How America's psychologists ended up endorsing tortureRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Economist

    ... security-industrial complex" co-opted medical expertise for military ends holds up. But why did the Department of Defense seek the APA's blessing in the first place? And what did the APA stand to gain from co-operating? In 2002 the Office of Legal ...


  13. Defense contractor from Westfield indicted in federal court, charged...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    A 61-year-old Westfield man who had been employed as a contractor with the U.S. Department of Defense is facing federal charges that he knowingly violated security procedures for Army computers while stationed at an Army base in Kuwait. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Wei Chen is facing one count of damaging Army computers and for making a false statement.


  14. Lawmakers consider how to stem heroin epidemic at its sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CBS News

    ... Botticelli told Congress. Similar efforts have been implemented at the Bureau of Prisons and the Department of Defense, he said. The Department of Veterans Affairs makes training available to clinicians, but it is not currently required. ...


  15. Pathway to defeating ISIS runs through Kurdistan - and starts in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... and other minorities has been through SA-1549, a bipartisan second-degree amendment to H.R. 1735 (the Department of Defense funding bill) proposed by Senators Ernst, Boxer and Graham; it would authorize providing direct aid to the Kurdistan Regional ...


  16. Number of labs that got live anthrax increasesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    A U.S. military base accidentally sent out live anthrax samples that have reached 192 labs in all 50 states, three U.S. territories and seven foreign countries. The U.S. Department of Defense has increased the number of labs that mistakenly received live anthrax from an Army testing facility in Utah.


  17. Col. Robert LymanRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Charleston Business Journal

    The wing, which hosts more than 60 Department of Defense and federal agencies, supports more than 90,000 airmen, sailors, soldiers, Marines, Coast Guardsmen, civilians, dependents and retirees. Maj. Gen.


  18. Tom Cruise lip sync battle with Jimmy Fallon is epic: Tom's diet and workoutRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    ... "I'm saying right now: No CGI on the jets," said Cruise. "If we can figure all that out, and the Department of Defense will allow us to do it, that would be fun." Cruise currently stars in "Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation," the fifth installment in ...


  19. Serving those who have served usRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Madison Press

    ... dog training program conducted by the non-profit organization Warrior Canine Connection at several Department of Defense medical facilities and one VA hospital location. Veterans enrolled in this program witnessed significant improvements in PTSD ...


  20. Lyman takes command of Joint Base Charleston; DeVore moves to PentagonRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Charleston Business Journal

    ... has assumed command of Joint Base Charleston and the 628th Air Base Wing. As host to more than 60 Department of Defense and federal agencies, the wing provides installation support to more than 90,000 airmen, sailors, soldiers, Marines, Coast ...