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  1. Profectus BioSciences, Inc. Receives Department Of The Army Funding...Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | BioSpace

    The grant will support studies directed at early steps of the ongoing development of a vaccine to provide pre- and post-exposure protection against exposure with all major strains of Ebola and Marburg viruses. "In light of the current outbreak of Ebola in Western Africa, we are grateful that the Department of the Army has recognized the potential of Profectus' VesiculoVaxa rVSV-vectored filovirus vaccine to counter biowarfare threats, and Profectus BioSciences is confident it will also have application with regard to protecting civilians and military personnel against highly lethal emerging infectious diseases," said John Eldridge, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer of Profectus.


  2. Prestigious Legion of Merit Medal PresentedRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Hudson Valley Press

    In a ceremony at the Armed Forces Reserve Center at Stewart Airport last Friday, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney presented the Legion of Merit Medal to Colonel James P. Monagle for his remarkable leadership throughout his 30-year military career. The Legion of Merit is one of the most prestigious military medals, awarded for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding service, and besides the Medal of Honor is the only United States military medal to be worn as a neck order.


  3. Board opposes fireworks disposal on Nanakuli farmRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Sparks flew at a Tuesday night meeting over a proposal to set off on a Nanakuli chicken farm 5,400 pyrotechnic devices, which have remained sitting for years on 39 pallets inside the Waikele storage bunker where five men were killed in a 2011 fireworks explosion. Nanakuli resident George Grace said: "It was shipped here on a container, take it back on a container and ship it back out.


  4. Partial solar eclipse ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | CNN

    The moon will clip the sun, making it look like a fingernail as it sets in the west for most of the country and Canada. The show will reach its height at 5:45 p.m. ET, NASA says , meaning the Eastern half of the country should get a view before the backdrop of golden twilight hues.


  5. Dozens released Ebola-free from Sierra Leone siteRead the original story

    Tuesday | ABC 27

    Dozens of Ebola survivors have been discharged from a treatment center near Sierra Leone's capital and told they were virus-free, as police and residents clashed in other areas of the West African country. Assistant inspector police general Karrow Kamara said Wednesday a curfew had been imposed in the eastern diamond-rich Kono district after protests Tuesday.


  6. Mayor Fischer announces new leadership for Louisville Metro Animal ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WDRB-TV Louisville

    Less than a week after being cited for shoplifting, police have arrested 18-year-old Josh Young on another charge. Less than a week after being cited for shoplifting, police have arrested 18-year-old Josh Young on another charge.


  7. Consider this: More government, more freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    That's a common campaign theme for Republicans and Libertarians. It sounds plausible - who among us hasn't railed at the inefficiencies, incompetence and excesses of government? Which government do you hate most - the all-devouring feds, the plodding dolts in the state Legislature or the quarrelsome yokels in City Hall? Choose one, two or all three! Wouldn't it make sense to curb them as much as possible, reduce their span of control and unleash entrepreneurs who will create companies, jobs and better lives for all? Consider President Franklin D. Roosevelt's famous "Four Freedoms" speech on Jan. 6, 1941.


  8. Lockheed Martin awarded $110.52M government contractRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 |

    Lockheed Martin provides operational support for US border protection Lockheed Martin is providing operational support for a Persistent Threat Detection System aerostat system that is being evaluated by the Department of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection along the Southern border of the United States. Currently protecting coalition forces overseas, the U.S. Army uses PTDS to help troops identify threats, track insurgents, and enhance overall readiness for the men and women in theater.


  9. Dempsey video aims to calm troops' Ebola fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Hill

    The nation's top military officer is looking to calm the fears of U.S. soldiers deploying to help combat the deadly Ebola outbreak in Africa. Army Gen.


  10. Iraqi Kurds approve sending fighters to aid Syrian townRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Reuters

    Iraqi Kurdish lawmakers approved a plan on Wednesday to send fighters to the Syrian town of Kobani to relieve fellow Kurds under attack by Islamic State militants, marking the semi-autonomous region's first military foray into Syria's war. Kobani lies on the border with Turkey and Islamic State fighters keen to consolidate territorial gains in northern Syria have pressed an offensive against the town even as U.S.-led forces started bombing their positions.


  11. Reassurance, interoperability key for U.S. Army EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The United States Army

    Exercises and the promise of more exercises in the face of Russian aggression in Ukraine has reassured America's European allies, the deputy commanding general of U.S. Army Europe said here, Thursday. Speaking at a Defense Writers Group breakfast, Maj.


  12. Fort Eustis soldiers deploy to W. Africa to help fight Ebola outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    The U.S. military will deploy 60 soldiers from Fort Eustis. The troops mission is to help support the building of Ebola treatment facilities in the region.


  13. Ebola Lobbying Goes ViralRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | OpenSecrets

    In the third quarter spanning July through September, 17 organizations specifically referred to the hemorrhagic fever - which has already caused more than 4,500 deaths in West Africa and one in the United States - in their lobbying filings. This includes health professionals' associations, research institutions and many pharmaceutical companies.


  14. Judge indicted in Army Depot fraud case suspendedRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | KSWO

    A Northeast Texas judge and businessman indicted in an alleged billing scheme involving the Red River Army Depot has been suspended without pay. The Texarkana Gazette reported Wednesday that Patrick James was suspended by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct.


  15. Winn Hospital gets new senior enlisted leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Coastal Courier

    Former senior enlisted leader for Winn Army Community Hospital, Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph Cecil talks to his troops one last time, following an award presentation in which he was presented a Legion of Merit by Winn Commander, Col.


  16. Fitch Rates Montgomery County, MD's $821.87MM GOs 'AAA'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Business Wire

    The bonds are scheduled for competitive sale on Nov. 6. Proceeds of the series A bonds will finance various capital projects in the county and refinance all or a portion of certain bond anticipation notes. Proceeds of the series B bonds will be used to refund certain of the county's GO bonds for mostly upfront savings.


  17. Gannon named 'Military Friendly' SchoolRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Gannon Knight

    Universities must meet a list of requirements in order to be considered a 'Military Friendly School' and be in the top 15 percent of a list compiled by Victory Media, a service-disabled and veteran- owned business located in Pittsburgh that also publishes G.I. Jobs Magazine. Schools recognized on this list are considered to have "gone above and beyond to provide transitioning veterans the best possible experience in higher education."


  18. Sandy Springs To Pay Tribute To Veterans With CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    The city of Sandy Springs next month will once again honor those who've served our country in its fifth annual Veterans Day Tribute. The ceremony will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at the Veteran's Memorial located at the Concourse Corporate Center next to the Queen Building at 5 Concourse Parkway.


  19. 3rd ID's DIVARTY reactivatedRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Coastal Courier

    Col. John O'Grady accepted the colors of the newly reactivated 3rd Infantry Division Artillery from 3rd ID Commander, Maj. Gen. Mike Murray during a ceremony at Marne Garden on Oct. 17. Ten years ago, 3rd Infantry Division Artillery was inactivated as the Army transitioned to a modular force.


  20. Hattie 'Pat' Medwed, Army brat, wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

    Hattie "Pat" Lee Medwed, 92, of Rehoboth Beach, passed away Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at Brandywine Assisted Living in Rehoboth Beach. She was born July 10, 1922, in Weaverville, N.C., daughter of the late Charlie and Nellie Harris.