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1 hr ago | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Pentagon: US military targets extremists in Somalia

This picture taken December 26, 2011 shows the Pentagon building in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: Somalia, Africa, World News, US News

20 hrs ago | Marine News

DoD Award Dredging, Ship Maintenance, Charter Contracts

US Department of Defense informs of placement of contracts for Chesapeake Bay dredging, dry-docking of USS Pearl Harbor, and charter of surface escort vessels.

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Related Topix: Prison, Boat Disaster, US News, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, US Military, US Navy

23 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

Report: Contractor overpaid Bell

Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division conduct fast-roping and rappelling exercises at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Pohakuloa Training Area, US Army, US News

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Psychology Today

Failing Ethics: Psychologists, Torture, and the US Military

American psychologists designed and oversaw the brutal regime of interrogation used on detainees in U.S. military custody at Abu Ghraib, GuantA namo Bay, and elsewhere during the U.S. war on terror.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Medicine, Psychiatry, Abu Ghraib, US News

El Paso Times

2 gates at Fort Bliss restricted until 5 a.m. Tuesday

Two gates to Fort Bliss that have been open to civilian traffic will be restricted to individuals with Department of Defense IDs through 5 a.m.Tuesday, post officials announced this morning.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Bliss, Fort Bliss, TX, US News, Fort Hood

Arutz Sheva Israel News

US Transfers Goods to Seized Iraqi City

The Pentagon announced on Saturday night that US armed forces attacked targets from the air and parachuted humanitarian aid into the Iraqi city of Amreli, within which thousands of Shiites are trapped.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Cyber-security specialist at Scott Air Force Base was investigated...

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Aug. 31--A Mascoutah man stationed at Scott Air Force Base and hired to ensure the security of Department of Defense computers was being investigated for hacking before he took his own life, according to recently unsealed federal court records.

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Related Topix: US Military, Scott Air Force Base, US Air Force, Shaw Air Force Base, Mascoutah, IL, US News, Suicide

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

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

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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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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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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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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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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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

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