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PMOAA awards scholarshipsPMOAA awards scholarshipsRecently Pensacola Chapter of Military Officers Association provided funds to award six $2,000 scholarships during its annual Scholarship Award Banquet, which took place earlier this month.
Attractions of service obscured by costs of warAttractions of service obscured by costs of warMilitary update by Tom Philpott
Couple receives Operation HeartFirst grant to open Anytime Fitness gym for vetsCouple receives Operation HeartFirst grant to open Anytime Fitness gym for vetsTee It Up for the Troops, a national non-profit organization, has selected the first recipients of a grant designed to help military veterans open their own gyms.
Pentagon: Buildup pace gradualPentagon: Buildup pace gradualGuam population expected to grow 4 percent
Marine base construction go-signal document signedMarine base construction go-signal document signed Record of Decision allows $8B plan to build Marine base, other facilities near Andersen to proceed
Katrina response was Greenville’s finest hourKatrina response was Greenville’s finest hourAs the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches, Greenville remembers
Pentagon Preps CR List for CongressPentagon Preps CR List for CongressWASHINGTON — The Pentagon has sent Congress a list of programs it will require Congressional approval to fund under a continuing resolution – programs that would otherwise be blocked if lawmakers use the budget mechanism to fund the government once f
DoD Ties Closer to Silicon Valley With FlexTech InitiativeDoD Ties Closer to Silicon Valley With FlexTech InitiativeThe Pentagon took a step to closer ties with Silicon Valley last week with announcement of a manufacturing initiative
SecDef visits Pendleton Marines to talk innovationSecDef visits Pendleton Marines to talk innovationCAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — Defense Secretary Ash Carter told West Coast-based Marines and sailors that they are at the center of a strategic military transition as the Pentagon looks to partner with tech companies in California’s Silicon Valley.
Salisbury firm will build launch center at WallopsSalisbury firm will build launch center at WallopsThe new facility will serve as hub for interfacing during flight operations at Wallops.
WMU to participate in national manufacturing projectWMU to participate in national manufacturing projectA new $171 million manufacturing innovation project will have some local help from WMU.
Old DoD reviews expire, new ones are bornOld DoD reviews expire, new ones are bornPentagon reviews of tobacco use and the medals system are unresolved.
Vets groups upset with Carson's plan to eliminate VAVets groups upset with Carson's plan to eliminate VAPresidential hopeful Ben Carson said the department's responsibilities should be handed over to the Defense Department.
New jobs possible from BU grantNew jobs possible from BU grantBinghamton University will be part of a team to develop innovative electronics and production processes.
White House unveils new Silicon Valley tech instituteWhite House unveils new Silicon Valley tech institute$171M institute could help make safer cars, airplanes, futuristic wearable devices
Pentagon funding new high-tech venturePentagon funding new high-tech ventureThe high-tech investment could lead to wearable health monitors that could be built into military uniforms
Attractions of service obscured by hard costs of warAttractions of service obscured by hard costs of warRecruiting officials believe negatives making their job harder
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FVSU awarded $538,000 from Department of DefenseFVSU awarded $538,000 from Department of DefenseFort Valley State may be able to help out the Department of Defense while giving some of their students a research opportunity.
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FVSU awarded $500,000 from Department of DefenseFVSU awarded $500,000 from Department of DefenseFVSU awarded $500,000 from Department of Defense
'Force of the Future': career flexibility, fewer moves'Force of the Future': career flexibility, fewer movesA detailed blueprint for how to rebuild the military personnel system is on Defense Secretary Ash Carter's desk.
DoD's 'Future' vision doesn't overlook familiesDoD's 'Future' vision doesn't overlook familiesFamily advocates were pleased to see that some provisions affecting families had been added to 'Force of the Future'
Tank gives Legion post visibility in GreeceTank gives Legion post visibility in GreeceAn M60 tank, labeled “A Hero of Desert Storm,” sits outside American Legion Post 468.
2 U.S. servicemen killed in Afghanistan2 U.S. servicemen killed in AfghanistanStaff Sgt. Forrest B. Sibley from Pope Army Field, NC & Capt. Matthew D. Roland from Hurlburt Field, FL came under attack.
U.S. servicemen killed in Afghanistan identifiedU.S. servicemen killed in Afghanistan identifiedThe deaths are the latest in a recent string of U.S. deaths in the war-torn country.
$25K offered for government streamlining solutions$25K offered for government streamlining solutionsThe “Find A New Way” challenge offers $25,000 to entrepreneurs throughout the state.
Redford wanted Newman for ‘Walk in the Woods’ roleRedford wanted Newman for ‘Walk in the Woods’ roleOnce he got to know Nick Nolte, he knew he’d be good for the part, he says.
Greenville company gets military contractGreenville company gets military contractAllied Mechanical in Greenville gets contract to cast iron practice bombs for military.