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Army researchers focus on partnerships

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Feb. 25, 2014) — Army researchers, scientists and engineers are collaborating and sharing to leverage limited resources and discover leap-ahead technologies. “I think collaboration is really essential,” said Heidi Shyu, assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology. “No single person or organization possesses a monopoly on innovative ideas. [...]

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Panel addresses Anti-Access/Area Denial at AUSA

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Feb. 28, 2014) — Anti-Access/Area Denial, or A2AD, sounds like it could be a new football zone defense. But, in fact, A2AD was fleshed out by a five-member panel, including Maj. Gen. Lynn Collyar, U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command Commander, Feb. 27, 2014, at the AUSA Winter Symposium and Exposition, in Huntsville’s [...]

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Baby your brain: Know the signs of TBI, get plenty of rest and keep an eye out for vision problems

WIESBADEN, Germany (Feb. 28, 2014) — Blurry vision, dizziness, mood swings, sleep problems and memory problems: these are all symptoms of traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, and can last from a few days to a lifetime, depending on the treatment and severity. March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. A brain injury can happen anytime, anywhere, [...]

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Navy Medicine Highlights Commitment to Global Partnerships

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (NNS) — Navy Surgeon General completed a visit to Naval Medical Research Unit No. 2 – Phnom Penh (NAMRU-2 PP), Cambodia, Feb. 26 – 28. Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, Navy Surgeon General and Chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery met with NAMRU-2 staff, U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia, William Todd, [...]

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Sexual Assault Reports: Week of Feb. 17

WASHINGTON (NNS) — This week’s overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 15 initial reports across the Navy from Feb. 17 – 23. This time frame reflects only the receipt of the initial reports; two of these reported incidents also occurred during this period. Every one of these reports will be fully investigated. [...]

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Guam Sailors Celebrate African-American History Month

SANTA RITA, Guam (NNS) — Sailors from U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) celebrated African-American History Month at the base chapel Feb. 28. The NBG Multicultural Committee coordinated the event to honor the accomplishments and sacrifices of civil rights leaders such as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Medgar Evers, who is Mississippi’s first field secretary [...]

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USS Denver Departs Okinawa

OKINAWA, Japan (NNS) — The forward-deployed amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9) departed Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 27 after embarking Marines assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU). Denver and the 31st MEU, which consists of ground command, air and combat support elements, are scheduled to conduct joint force operations and training including [...]

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NHHC Releases Official New Logo

WASHINGTON (NNS) — The U.S. Navy’s Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) revealed the command’s new logo, designed to represent its multifaceted mission, Feb. 27. The symbolism of the logo is rich and reflective of the elements of the purpose of NHHC. The logo’s centerpiece is USS Constitution, the U.S. Navy’s oldest commissioned warship, which [...]

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USS Rentz Returns from Deployment

SAN DIEGO (NNS) — Guided-missile frigate USS Rentz (FFG 46) returned to San Diego from a seven-month deployment to the 4th Fleet Area of Operations (AOR), Feb. 28. Deployed since July 25, 2013, the officers and crew of Rentz, in conjunction with Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 49 and U.S. Coast Guard law enforcement detachments, [...]

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USAFE already seeing cuts

The Pentagon is looking to close or reduce the sizes of its military bases across Europe, raising speculation that Air Force facilities might be on the chopping block. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said during the fiscal 2015 budget preview Feb. 24 that the Defense Department has reduced its European infrastructure by 30 percent since 2000, [...]

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