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  1. Citizen Action Committees - Democrats can use them tooRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    In the late 1960's, a small group of United States Citizens found themselves fighting with the United States Federal Government and the Department of Defense for the lives of their husbands, brothers, and sons who were listed as Missing in Action and Prisioner of War in the Vietnam Conflict. They were told by the DOD not to discuss the topic, except with close family.

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  2. Windstream awarded multimillion-dollar contract by the National Weather ServiceRead the original story

    1 hr ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... Windstream and its subsidiaries have been serving governmental entities, including the NWS; the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD); the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA); the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); the U.S. Department of ...

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  3. NY attorney general, 18 others call for further protections for military consumersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stars and Stripes

    More protections could be in place to protect military borrowers from predatory companies, according to Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman. In a letter that will be sent Monday, Mr. Schneiderman and 18 other attorneys general will ask the Department of Defense to revise the Military Lending Act to cut down on exemptions to its 36 percent interest rate cap and further regulate loans they claim are structured to evade the law's protections.

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  4. Alexium Sales Customer and Revenue UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Market Wire

    Alexium has now contracted with the United States Department of Defense through the U.S. Army Natick Solder Systems Center and The Batelle Memorial Institute to develop the next generation Fire Resistant Army Combat Uniform . Alexium is finalizing the administrative details with Batelle and first payments are expected to be received by Alexium in the first quarter of 2015.

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  5. Why Climate Change Isn't a Sputnik MomentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

    ... the innovation mission. What's more, as the single largest consumer of fuel in the United States, the Department of Defense's actions on energy can affect (albeit at the margins) greenhouse gas emissions (not to mention reduce the department's huge ...

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  6. Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) announces AMD as a 2014 'Superior Supplier' for the U.S. governmentRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - Dec. 22, 2014 - MIRAMAR, Fla. -- AMD, one of the government's largest providers of medical supplies and equipment, has been recognized as a top-performing supply contractor for the Department of Defense.

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  7. Can the blood of Ebola survivors create a cure?Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Fox News

    ... and test human antibodies from Ebola survivors treated at Emory University that is being assembled by Department of Defense. The push is part of the race to develop drugs to address the ongoing outbreak in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. Canada's ...

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  8. Tekmira Establishes Manufacturing And Clinical Trial Agreement To...Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | BioSpace

    ... an anti-Ebola virus RNAi therapeutic, is being developed under a $140 million contract with the U.S. Department of Defense's Medical Countermeasure Systems BioDefense Therapeutics (JPM-MCS-BDTX) Joint Product Management Office. Earlier preclinical ...

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  9. EXCLUSIVE-Can the blood of Ebola survivors create a cure?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... and test human antibodies from Ebola survivors treated at Emory University that is being assembled by Department of Defense. The push is part of the race to develop drugs to address the ongoing outbreak in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. Canada's ...

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  10. Companies demo enhanced global communications for militaryRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | UPI

    ... "In an era of declining budgets, leveraging Iridium's global satellite network has enabled the Department of Defense to deploy advanced technology with specialized capabilities for the warfighter at a fraction of the cost and schedule of typical ...

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  11. N.Y. attorney general, 18 other call for further protections for military consumersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    More protections could be in place to protect military borrowers from predatory companies, according to Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman. In a letter that will be sent Monday, Mr. Schneiderman and 18 other attorneys general will ask the Department of Defense to revise the Military Lending Act to cut down on exemptions to its 36 percent interest rate cap and further regulate loans they claim are structured to evade the law's protections.

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  12. TRU-D SmartUVC LLC Awarded General Services Administration Contract...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Freshnews

    TRU-D SmartUVC LLC, producers of the first and only automated, no-touch UV disinfection robot, announced today that the General Services Administration has awarded the company a GSA Schedule contract through November 2019. This newly formed agreement will allow TRU-D SmartUVC LLC to rapidly engage all levels of government purchasers, including Department of Veteran Affairs and Department of Defense medical facilities, as well as Homeland Security contacts purchasing solutions for the Ebola effort in West Africa.

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  13. Army geospatial engineers support Ebola relief effortRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The United States Army

    ... analyzes many factors and the Army is using the latest technology that has come out of industry and Department of Defense laboratories, according to Fontanella. There is a fast growing need for geospatial engineers in the Army with less than 2,000 ...

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  14. Mobile app to diagnose head injuries scores FDA clearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The United States Army

    ... were diagnosed across all four main service branches stationed around the globe, according to the Department of Defense. That number is almost triple the number of cases diagnosed in 2000, when the DOD first began recording traumatic brain injury ...

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  15. S.C. veteran aims to protect residents by better preparing agenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    ... birthday, and when we heard the news, everyone was just devastated," Cruse, who now works for a major Department of Defense contractor as a field engineer, told Aiken Standard exactly one year ago. "It really affected me." From that tragedy, Cruse ...

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  16. Merry Christmas, Defense Contractors!By Veronique de RugyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

    Who says Democrats and Republicans can't get along? This week president Obama signed a massive one-stop bill that will keep the government funded until the end of the fiscal year. Among other things, the bill appropriates $1.1 trillion in funding-including over $550 billion for the Department of Defense.

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  17. S4 Inc. Hires Key Executives to Lead USSTRATCOM ContractRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... are proud to celebrate 15 years of providing responsive, mission critical support to US Government and Department of Defense (DoD) customers. We have assembled the resources and domain knowledge to deliver leading edge solutions to both peacetime ...

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  18. 6th Circuit Strikes Down Federal Gun LawRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | AmmoLand

    ... arry was attained. He has degrees in meteorology and mining engineering, and recently retired from the Department of Defense after a 30 year career in Army Research, Development, Testing,

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  19. Local veteran aims to protect residents by better preparing agenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

    ... birthday, and when we heard the news, everyone was just devastated,' Cruse, who now works for a major Department of Defense contractor as a field engineer, told Aiken Standard exactly one year ago. 'It really affected me.' From that tragedy, Cruse ...

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  20. Cassidy gate becomes limited-access gate starting MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    FORT BLISS >> If you are a civilian motorist and use a driver's license to get on to Fort Bliss, you will need to alter your routine starting Monday if you use Cassidy gate. Cassidy gate, which has been the chief access point to West Fort Bliss, becomes a limited-access gate Monday, reserved for soldiers, family members, retirees and employees who have a Department of Defense identification card.

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