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Editorial: US Coast Guard is cost-effective

Intensive U.S. Coast Guard training like that we reported last week is a reassuring reminder that although we live in a dangerous place, there are polished professionals ready to help us in our times of need. As one of our photographers observed after interacting with them, the Coast Guard is a genuine pleasure to work [...]

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Feeding deployed troops a demanding mix of science, personal preference

An Army — Air Force, Navy and Marines too — travels on its stomach. That was codified as far back as Napoleon some 200 years ago. That hasn’t changed. And no aspect of remote deployment comes under heavier fire than the daily rations available to U.S. troops … rations known as “Meals Ready to Eat” [...]

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MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX IN ACTION: Jan. 30 Contracts from Defense Department

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 – 18:42 Special to HuntingtonNews.Net CONTRACTS   DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY   Tactical Survival Specialties, Inc *. , Harrisonburg, Va., was issued a modification exercising the second option year on contract SPM8EJ-09-D-0001/P00016.  The award is a firm-fixed-price contract with a maximum $5,680,898,304 for delivery of items supported by the Special Operational equipment, [...]

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US Naval Base Guam Participates in School Career Day

Written by By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Waris Banks Wednesday, 01 February 2012 07:56 Guam News – Guam News Guam – Sailors from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5 joined U.S. Naval Base Guam Fire and Emergency Services firefighters and inspectors in a career day for students at P.C. Lujan Elementary School in [...]

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Cost-saving plan to unify military medical services on hold

The proposal by the Defense Department was put on hold for a year by the Senate Armed Services Committee so its costs and impact could be studied further. Dr. Jonathan Woodson, assistant secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, said the unification would reduce duplication and increase efficiencies in research and development, logistics, accounting, information technology, [...]

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Ability Athletics Set to Host Army/Navy Athletes, Clinics Saturday & Sunday

Jan. 31, 2012 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Ability Athletics program is excited to announce a collaboration with the Navy Safe Harbor Army Wounded Warriors to host adaptive athletes this weekend in several disciplines. In addition to the sports, a basketball clinic will be hosted on Sunday, while athletes will also participate in swimming [...]

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Three drug suspects killed in clash with army rangers

Ritthipong Techaphan, deputy Chiang Mai governor, said that he was told of the clash in Mae Ai district at about 7am Monday. Col Pairote Yawincharn led the Pa Muang Task Force to patrol Doi Samsao at the Thai-Myanmar border in order to stem drug smuggling from the neighbouring country into Thailand. While on patrol, they [...]

January 31st, 2012 | Posted in Army | Read More »

Telos Bolsters Executive Team with Addition of Retired Air Force Maj. Gen …

ASHBURN, Va.–(EON: Enhanced Online News)–ollowing over 30 years of military leadership, retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Paul F. Capasso has joined the executive ranks of leading cybersecurity solutions provider Telos® Corporation as the company’s vice president, strategic programs. “I am extremely pleased to be joining a dedicated team of professionals committed to providing innovative solutions [...]

January 31st, 2012 | Posted in Air Force | Read More »

CBS Sports Network Signs Multi-Year Contract With NCHC

CBS Sports Network has agreed to a multi-year agreement with the new National Collegiate Hockey Conference, beginning in the 2013-2014 season.  CBS Sports Network will be the exclusive national television partner for the conference, which will feature eight of the nation’s top college hockey programs.  The announcement was made today by Dan Weinberg, Senior Vice [...]

January 31st, 2012 | Posted in Navy | Read More »

‘Bold Alligator’ Helps to Sustain Amphibious Operations

‘Bold Alligator’ Helps to Sustain Amphibious Operations By Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr.American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2012 ? As the Navy and Marine Corps continue “Bold Alligator,” their largest joint, multinational amphibious assault exercise in 10 years, it is important that both services sustain amphibious operations, the commander of [...]

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