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41 min ago | ECNmag

UT Dallas professor to develop framework to protect computers' cores

UT Dallas cybersecurity expert Dr. Zhiqiang Lin has received funding from the U.S. Air Force to develop a defense framework that burrows deep into a computer system to protect its core.

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Related Topix: University of Texas at Dallas, Computers, Science, Computer Science, US News

4 hrs ago | The Moultrie News

Patriots Point honors Vietnam vets

Starting this month, Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum is honoring the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War by kicking off its major expansion of the Vietnam Naval Support Base exhibit.

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Related Topix: US News, Arts, Theater

8 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Radiant Logistics Taps Anna Brewer As Vice President of Government Services

Ms. Brewer brings over twenty years of global transportation experience to the Radiant family, where she will continue her focus on logistics projects for the U.S. Department of Defense , Department of State and foreign governments.

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Related Topix: US News, US Military, US Air Force, US Army

Thu Apr 17, 2014

San Diego NewsCape

Navy Petty Officer Based in Japan Charged in International Bribery Scandal

A fourth U.S. Navy official has been charged in a complaint unsealed today with accepting cash, luxury travel and consumer electronics from a foreign defense contractor in exchange for classified and internal U.S. Navy information.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Glenn, CA

Business Journal

Sequestration threatens to trim programs with Wichita ties, warns DOD

The Department of Defense this week warned that military suppliers could face a major hit to the bottom line over the next five years due to sequestration.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, US News, Boeing, Springer

U.S. Department of Defense

Department of Defense Selected Acquisition Reports

The Department of Defense has released details on major defense acquisition program cost, schedule, and performance changes since the December 2012 reporting period.

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Related Topix: US News

EurekAlert!

Kessler Foundation awarded Department of Defense grant for spinal cord injury research

Gail Forrest, P.T., Ph.D., assistant director of Human Performance and Engineering Research, is principal investigator of multi-site study funded for $1.8 million Dr. Forrest is assistant director of Human Performance & Engineering Research at Kessler Foundation.

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Related Topix: US News, West Orange, NJ, Orange, NJ, University of Louisville

Jacksonville Daily News

DoD identifies Army casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, US News, Cuero, TX

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Local employer receives Patriot Award

David Stark, committee member for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, or ESGR, an agency of the Department of Defense, announces Charles Walters of Element Mobile was honored with a Patriot Award in recognition of extraordinary support of one of his employees, Tyler Brehmer, who serves in the Wisconsin Army National Guard.

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Related Topix: US News, US National Guard, US Military

Freshnews

Lockheed Martin GMLRS Alternative Warhead Logs Successful Flight-Test ...

Lockheed Martin successfully conducted the fifth and final Production Qualification Test for the new Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System Alternative Warhead recently at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. During the long-range test, four rockets were fired from a HIMARS launcher and destroyed their respective targets approximately 65 kilometers away.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, US News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Sys-Con Media

ESGR Announces 30 Finalists for Prestigious Secretary of Defense Employer Award

The award is the DoD's highest recognition given to employers for exceptional support of National Guard and Reserve employees.

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Related Topix: US News, US National Guard, US Military

Alamogordo Daily News

AF leadership reinforces importance of nuclear mission on the Hill

Lt. Gen. Garrett Harencak, assistant chief of staff for strategic deterrence and nuclear integration, prepares his notes before testifying in front of the House Armed Services Committee subcommittee on strategic forces, April 8. WASHINGTON >> Air Force nuclear deterrence operations serve a central role in providing deterrence and maintaining ... (more)

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Clarksville Online

Department of Defense releases Estimated Impacts of Sequestration-Level Funding Report

On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014, the Department of Defense released a report that documents the damaging cuts to military forces, modernization, and readiness that will be required if defense budgets are held at sequester-levels in the years beyond fiscal 2015.

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Related Topix: US News, US Military, US Air Force, US Navy

Pickens Sentinel

April 15: Funding the Empire

Tax day, April 15th, is a day of celebration in the United States. On this day we citizens of the great republic take pride in the fact that we can come together in a democratic society and make decisions cooperatively with one another.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, Opinion

Air Force Times

Military hotline aids sexual assault victims

One of the first things you notice about the Pentagon's sexual assault support hotline is its non-military look.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Examiner.com

How close are autonomous vehicles to consumers?

In and around Silicon Valley we occasionally spot a self-driving car, in particular the Google 'self-driving car', which is the lettering printed on the side of each of these vehicles.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Inventions, Science / Technology, US News, US Military, US Army

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CIO

Sun Helps Build Online Science Library for Iraqis

A group of U.S. scientists, with help from Sun Microsystems and U.S. government agencies, launched an online library containing more than 1 million research articles for Iraqi scientists and students.

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Freshnews

Congress Urges Air Force To Support Religious Freedom, According To Liberty Institute

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, bipartisan members of the House of Representatives submitted a letter to U.S. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James, urging a revision to Air Force regulations to allow greater religious freedom in the Air Force.

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The News-Gazette

Man pleads guilty to electronic harassment

A suburban St. Louis man who admitted that he electronically harassed a woman in Champaign County last year has been sentenced to two years of probation.

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Related Topix: Champaign County, IL, Blog News, Champaign, IL, US News

KEPR CBS 19

Walla Walla police get new armored vehicle

The Walla Walla Police Department has received a new armored vehicle from the Department of Defense.

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Related Topix: Walla Walla, WA, US News

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