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25 min ago | The Leaf-Chronicle

Curtis Johnson

Johnson: State Representative, District 68 candidate Part of a series of candidate profiles provided for The Leaf-Chronicle.

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Related Topix: Austin Peay State University, US Military, US Army, Fort Campbell, US News, Clarksville, TN

1 hr ago | WFIE-TV Evansville

Anchor Industries awarded major military contract

Evansville-based Anchor Industries has been awarded a portion of a $200,000,000 military contract from the Department of Defense for 'commercial shelters'.

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3 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

PESA Awarded New GSA Contract, Continues Long-Term Support of U.S. Federal Agencies

Huntsville, Alabama - Awarded by the U.S. General Services Administration under its Multiple Award Schedule Program, GSA Schedule Contracts are long-term indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity agreements.

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7 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Mikros Systems Announces $5,000,000 New Production Contract Award

These systems will be deployed on Navy "Aegis" destroyers and cruisers to support the AN/SPY-1 radar in air defense and ballistic missile defense missions.

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Related Topix: US News, US Military, US Navy

11 hrs ago | Business Journal

Pentagon opens bidding for huge health system contract

The U.S. Department of Defense kicked off what will likely be an $11 billion effort over the next decade to modernize how the Pentagon provides health care to service members.

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16 hrs ago | Freshnews

Agile Defense and Sotera host August 28, 2014 job Open House for IT...

Agile Defense, Inc . and Sotera Defense Solutions , providers of mission critical technology-based systems, solutions and services for Defense programs, will co-host a job open house on Thursday, August 28, 2014 for qualified individuals, with a minimum DoD Secret clearance required, for positions supporting a Department of Defense Agency in ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Arlington, VA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Marine News

USCG Small Boat Fires Warning Shot at Iranian Vessel

A U.S. Coast Guard boat operating in international waters in the Arabian Gulf fired on an Iranian dhow in what U.S. military officials described as a defensive move after the crew of the Iranian vessel trained a machine gun on the Americans with hostile intent, informs the US Department of Defense.

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Boise Weekly

Boise Police Department Gives MRAP, SWAT Show-And-Tell

Boise Police Chief Mike Masterson answers questions from the press about the Boise Police Department's mine resistant ambush protected vehicle.

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KRQE Albuquerque

Feds to review police military weapon program

More than $10 million worth of weapons, helicopters and armored vehicles from the Department of Defense has gone to state agencies including the Clovis police, the New Mexico State University police, Torrance County Sheriff's Department and the Albuquerque Police Department.

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Related Topix: US News, New Mexico State University

Canada.com

Experimental U.S. hypersonic weapon destroyed seconds after launch over safety fears

This Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 photo provided by Scott Wight shows the horizon from Cape Greville in Chiniak, Alaska, after a rocket carrying an experimental Army strike weapon exploded after taking off from a launch pad in Alaska.

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Business Wire

Unique Industry Study Names Leading Consulting Firms Serving Complex Department of Defense Sector

The report identifies current engagement trends and rates leading firms' specific competencies, strengths and weaknesses.

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MilitaryCity.com

2-star accused of intimidation, compromising investigation

An Inspector General investigation recommends 'corrective action' be taken against Maj.

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The Virginian-Pilot

PETA ups efforts to end animal use in military training

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is intensifying its efforts to stop training that involves animals at Fort Bragg and other military installations.

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Related Topix: Activism, US Military, Fort Bragg, US Army, US News

Science

Animal welfare accreditation questioned

The international gold standard of laboratory animal care may have lost a bit of its luster.

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Related Topix: Animal Rights, US News, Activism, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Marine News

BAE Systems Awarded USS Lake Erie Drydock Contract

US Department of Defense informs that BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, San Diego, California, is being awarded an undefinitized contract action with a not-to-exceed amount of $78,074,377 to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee, incentive-fee contract for USS Lake Erie fiscal 2014 extended dry-docking selected restricted availability .

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Related Topix: US News, US Military, US Navy, Westminster (Washington, DC)

The Motley Fool

Defense News Roundup: Raytheon Ships Torpedoes As the U.S. Navy Raises CANES

The U.S. military has a reputation as a somewhat secretive organization. But in one respect at least, the Pentagon is one of the most "open" of our government agencies.

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U.S. Department of Defense

Changes Afoot as DoDEA Schools Open, Director Says

Today marks the first day back to class for most of the students in the Department of Defense Education Activity school system.

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New Jersey Herald

Rocket with Army weapon explodes after launch

A rocket carrying an experimental Army strike weapon exploded early Monday after taking off from a launch pad in Alaska, the Department of Defense said.

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SlashGear.com

US blasts China over reckless jet stunt

The US Department of Defense has accused China of reckless and potentially deadly flying, after a Chinese fighter jet came within 20 feet of a US Navy plane over the Pacific Ocean.

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The Jersey Journal

Legislator wants review of military hardware sent to police in N.J.;...

Two Middletown Police Department Humvees, acquired last year through the government's military surplus 1033 program.

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