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  1. Obama signs order to fight superbugsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KETV-TV

    ... security. The task force will be co-chaired by the secretaries of Health & Human Services, the Department of Defense and the Department of Agriculture. The task force must submit its national action plan to the President by February 15, 2015. The ...


  2. Icemen Participate in National POW/MIA Recognition DayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Eielson Air Force Base Arctiz Sentry

    ... we will continue to look for them." Even though the National POW/MIA Recognition Day has ended, the Department of Defense will continue its mission of "No one left behind." For more information on POW/MIAs and the Department of Defense's efforts to ...


  3. Eight killed in Guinea town over Ebola fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KSFY

    ... military assistance is required," Kirby said. Both he and U.S. President Barack Obama have said the Department of Defense is prepared to devote up to $1 billion in resources to fight Ebola, saying it's a matter of national security. Two U.S. jets ...


  4. The imminent threat to the U.S. that gets ignoredRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    ... States --- costing coastal cities billions and decimating crops all across the Midwest. Notably, the Department of Defense's 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review, published in March 2014, doesn't even mention ISIS. But it frequently mentions this other ...


  5. NASA says rocket launch from Wallops postponedRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Loudoun Times

    A scheduled rocket launch for the Department of Defense this weekend at NASA's Wallops Island Flight Facility has been postponed.


  6. Fitch Affirms Raytheon's Ratings at 'A-/F2'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... product portfolio is highly diverse by program, diminishing the risk of large program cuts by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Additionally, the majority of the company's product portfolio is well aligned with the U.S. DoD's priorities. The ...


  7. Excerpt: 'Duty' by Robert GatesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... with President Obama than with President Bush. And finally, there was my bureaucratic war with the Department of Defense and the military services, aimed at transforming a department organized to plan for war into one that could wage war, changing ...


  8. Governor recognizes POW/MIA DayRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... home." According to the Defense Prisoner of War and Missing Personnel Office, which is attached to the Department of Defense, more than 83,000 Americans are missing from World War II, the Korean War, the Cold War, the Vietnam War and the 1991 Gulf ...


  9. Department of Defense Press Briefing by Rear Adm. Kirby in the Pentagon Briefing RoomRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | U.S. Department of Defense

    First, I hope you all had a chance to see Secretary Hagel's remarks today at the National POW-MIA Recognition Day ceremony out there on the river terrace. One of the things he talked about was the ongoing transformation of how we account for and recover our missing personnel from past wars which, as the secretary said, will become the new Defense Personnel Accounting Agency beginning this January.


  10. Raytheon begins building critical components for AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radarRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Aerotech News And Review

    The Missile Defense Agency will soon have greater agility and capability in its fleet of AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radars. Raytheon has begun construction of two major sub-components of the AN/TPY-2 under a $53 million contract announced by the Department of Defense on Sept 2. The units Raytheon is building will enable the MDA to rotate sub-components out of the field to receive depot-level upgrades while keeping the radars up and running.


  11. Judge says U.S. doesna t have to reveal cost of Guant namo prisona s clandestine Camp 7Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    ... Mohammed and 14 other former CIA captives called "high value detainees" are held. Rosenberg sued the Department of Defense in October, alleging that the Pentagon had acted improperly when it withheld the document, saying it contained information ...


  12. Biorefineries to Produce Advanced Biofuels for MilitaryRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Domestic Fuel

    ... biorefineries to produce "drop-in" biofuels for the military and private sectors. Made through the Department of Defense's (DOD) Defense Protection Act (DPA) of 1950, the awards support the Administration's goals to boost and diversify the domestic ...


  13. Feds equip school police agencies with military gearRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Door Reminder

    Law enforcement agencies affiliated with school districts have received military surplus equipment, in some cases rifles and other weapons, through the Department of Defense 1033 program. Feds equip school police agencies with military gear Law enforcement agencies affiliated with school districts have received military surplus equipment, in some cases rifles and other weapons, through the Department of Defense 1033 program.


  14. Team Target hits QF-16 markRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... system must undergo lethality testing before it can enter full-scale production. The 82 ATRS maintains Department of Defense's sole capability to execute that Title 10 requirement. There are sub-scale target capabilities in other services, but the ...


  15. SBA Awards Grants to Resource Partners to Sustain Entrepreneurship...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... to Entrepreneurship" courses delivered on military installations worldwide as part of the Department of Defense's (DoD) Transition Assistance Program (TAP). The course helps prepare transitioning service members for business ownership and connects ...


  16. Youth Workshop PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Doctor Terrance West, and Terrence Carter are both engineers who work in Huntsville for the Department of Defense. Both are 1998 high school graduates.


  17. SAE International Announces Plenary Schedule for 2014 DOD Maintenance SymposiumRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WebWire

    SAE International announces the plenary schedule for the 2014 DOD Maintenance Symposium , which will be held Nov. 17-20 at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel in Birmingham, Ala. The mission of the 2014 DoD Maintenance Symposium, which is administered by SAE International, is to create an environment that enables attendees to share relevant information, identify critical issues, discuss key topics, and increase their awareness of Department of Defense maintenance initiatives.


  18. Colorado lands $6.6M DoD grant to spur advanced manufacturingRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Boulder County Business Report

    The state of Colorado has been awarded $6.6 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to continue to create jobs and grow small and medium-sized businesses in the advanced manufacturing sector, Gov. and the announced Thursday. DENVER - The U.S. Patent and Trade Office will hold a special meeting for small businesses on Sept.


  19. Over 100 District small business owners attend DSLBD programRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    ... businesses. Funded in part through a Federal/State cooperative agreement administered by the U.S. Department of Defense, DC-PTAC is part of a nationwide network of Procurement Technical Assistance Center programs that exist in states across the ...


  20. The Institute for Defense and Business 10th Annual Executive Fellows Induction CeremonyRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Freshnews

    The Institute for Defense and Business announced its 2014-2015 class of IDB Executive Fellows at an installation ceremony in Washington, DC the morning of September 17, 2014 at the Army and Navy Club. The IDB established the Executive Fellows Program to provide selected retired senior leaders from the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, and the military services an opportunity to continue to share their knowledge and experience with future leaders.