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  1. 5 Actions the Obama Administration Can Take Immediately to Improve the Lives of LGBT Service MembersRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | PressReleasePoint

    Today HRC thanked the Senators for their call to action and highlighted five steps the Obama Administration can take immediately in both the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs to advance fairness and equality for our nation's LGBT service members and veterans who continue to face unique challenges and discrimination even after the successful repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" . 2015 Blueprint for Positive Change - a series of actions the administration can take to change the lives of LGBT Americans for the better.

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  2. New Flight Center Takes Off at New Jersey Joint BaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The United States Army

    ... is at the forefront of aviation technology. Its goal is to keep our Soldiers and members of other Department of Defense (DoD) related agencies safe in the sky. The center provides end-to-end aviation support in partnership with the DoD agencies, ...

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  3. Defense is one of Congress's most important responsibilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Anson Record

    ... maintaining our ability to take the fight to the enemy and win. It includes cost-saving reforms to the Department of Defense, including reforming the military acquisition process, to increase effectiveness and efficiency and get more bang for our ...

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  4. Feds: Penn Valley Scientist Sold Information to ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Patch.com

    ... a U.S. Defense Department grant to finance his purchase of the device for research relevant to the Department of Defense. In January 2006, Xi obtained the device for 12 months subject to an agreement that he not reproduce, sell, transfer or ...

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  5. The Latest on Rohingya: US military preparing air patrolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | KMIR 6

    ... stranded at sea. Pentagon spokesman Lt. Col. Jeffrey Pool told The Associated Press Thursday that the Department of Defense "is responding to this crisis and taking this seriously. We are preparing to stand up maritime aviation patrols throughout ...

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  6. Forward deployed logistics center hosts diversity eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | CNN

    ... activities in observance of nine specified diversity-related groups, events or individuals with the Department of Defense themes being promulgated by the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI). "We will continue to celebrate ...

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  7. IGTNT - Their Only SonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Daily Kos

    ... news that their loved one has died. US service members whose names have been released by the US Department of Defense will usually be diarized two days after the official announcement on the DoD website. This allows the IGTNT team to cover each ...

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  8. Asa Hutchinson Proposes $87M Bond Package for Lockheed MartinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... "We are trying to put Lockheed Martin...in the most competitive position to win this contract from the Department of Defense," Hutchinson said at a news conference at the state Capitol. "It's a competitive marketplace as to which company gets to ...

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  9. Booz Allen to lose up to $200M in revenue with contract endRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Business Journal

    A decision by the Department of Defense to end a contract that Booz Allen Hamilton held exclusively for three decades could cost the company up to $200 million in revenue during the next year.

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  10. Robert Gates Says Ban on Gay Boy Scout Leaders Must EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | New York Magazine

    ... the Boy Scouts of America finds itself in an unsustainable position." During Gates's tenure at the Department of Defense, "don't ask, don't tell" ended . In 2013, Boy Scouts of America lifted its ban on gay youth members, but gay adults are still ...

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  11. MIcrosoft is working on getting the US Government to adopt cloud based servicesRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | WinBeta

    ... is more than expected. One of the agencies they're trying to get to switch to the cloud is the Department of Defense, which is currently test piloting about 10 programs. That agency has some of the most classified information in the US Government ...

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  12. La Crosse native buried at Arlington National CemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WKBT

    Knobel was a corporal in the U.S. Army who went missing 65 years ago during the Korean War. Last year, the Department of Defense was able to identify his remains and began the process of providing him an official burial at Arlington.

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  13. NuWaves Engineering Wins NASA Small Business Innovation Research...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | RF Globalnet

    ... missions and priorities." NuWaves Engineering is a premier supplier of RF and Microwave solutions for Department of Defense (DoD), government, and industrial customers. An RF engineering powerhouse, NuWaves offers a broad range of design and ...

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  14. Air Force moves to bring about RPA mission reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... efforts. "We're redirecting funds into the RPA community and will request support from within the Department of Defense to cover additional requirements," said James. "This is an absolutely critical mission set and investment is required to ensure ...

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  15. How the Military Retaliates Against Sexual Assault VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | WMFE

    ... victims to speak out. Reports of sexual assaults increased 41 percent from 2012 to 2014, according to Department of Defense data. Retaliation, however, remains constant. Nearly two-thirds of service members who report sexual assault - 62 percent - ...

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  16. New Concord area museums offer free admission to veterans and their familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Daily-Jeff.com

    Officials of the John & Annie Glenn Museum Foundation announced the launch of Blue Star Museums at both the John & Annie Glenn Historic Site in New Concord and the National Road & Zane Grey Museum at Norwich. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America.

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  17. DAR chapter recognizes Vietnam vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Madison Press

    ... partner. "The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration" is the official title given to the Department of Defense program in the 2008 National Defense Authorization Act. The red, white, and blue inner rings represent the flag of the United ...

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  18. Paralyzed man uses his mind to control robotic arm through neuroprostheticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Daily Democrat

    ... completely new procedure. The study was partially funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense. Sorto is one of three patients local researchers are working with to develop neuroprosthetics that could produce more ...

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  19. La Crosse soldier killed in Korea buried in ArlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | TwinCities

    ... war dead, including 25 boxes of remains recovered near where Knobel was lost, according to the Department of Defense. When the U.S. Army's Central Identification Unit in Japan analyzed the remains, 17 American service members and one Korean national ...

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  20. Editorial: Police departments don't need military equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Boston.com

    It was a visible sign of the divide between civilians and law enforcement, and a large reason that President Obama said last week he is curbing a Department of Defense program that sends military weapons to local police departments. The Defense Department's 1033 program is a prime example of a well-intentioned initiative that, in the absence of clear strategy and oversight, has lost some measure of sense.

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