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Pentagon No. 2 to lead investigation into handling of anthraxPentagon No. 2 to lead investigation into handling of anthraxPentagon to launch anthrax probe
RAMPELL: GOP giving climate change cold shoulderRAMPELL: GOP giving climate change cold shoulderHawkish Republicans undermining efforts to assess and confront risks
Local ER medical research may lack patient OKLocal ER medical research may lack patient OKEthical issues and financial concerns surround studies in which informed consent is not possible.
Arkansas governor OKs bond deal for proposed defense projectArkansas governor OKs bond deal for proposed defense projectLegislation that Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed into law Friday authorizes an $87 million incentive package to help lure a major defense project to Arkansas.
Is Tyler Perry the answer to a revived Fort McPherson?Is Tyler Perry the answer to a revived Fort McPherson?Want creative development? Tyler Perry is looking to be the new face of a new-look Fort McPherson
Live anthrax spores mistakenly sent to Austin labLive anthrax spores mistakenly sent to Austin labA research lab in Austin was one of multiple labs around the country that was mistakenly sent live anthrax samples by the Department of Defense.
Peralta family will donate fallen Marine's Navy Cross to shipPeralta family will donate fallen Marine's Navy Cross to shipNearly seven years after the award was approved, the family of fallen Marine Sgt. Rafael Peralta will hold his Navy Cross next month. But not for long.
Navy picks ViaSat for $479M JTRS contractNavy picks ViaSat for $479M JTRS contractThe terminal is a four-channel software defined radio that delivers existing Link 16 with concurrent multi-netting-4 and tactical air navigation functionality.
Ash Carter launches Facebook pageAsh Carter launches Facebook pageThe defense secretary first post on the social media site refers to his trip to Singapore.
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Pentagon wants large-scale, international F-35 block buyPentagon wants large-scale, international F-35 block buyThe Defense Department wants to buy up to 450 F-35s in a three-year block buy beginning in 2018, a move that requires congressional approval and would let the U.S. and partner militaries begin to see savings by providing contractors with a bigger commitment to the...
Anthrax, West Nile virus studied at Florida biolabsAnthrax, West Nile virus studied at Florida biolabsBiolabs in Florida deal with anthrax, West Nile virus among other biohazards
Housing allowance may be slashedHousing allowance may be slashedDual-service couples could see housing allowance slashed
Noncitizen vets now eligible to become police officersNoncitizen vets now eligible to become police officersNoncitizen veterans who were honorably discharged eligible for local, state law enforcement
New BRAC round inches forward in pending defense billNew BRAC round inches forward in pending defense billThe House and Senate both oppose a new base closure round now, but House members want to study future capacity issues.
4th Growth Summit focuses on global jobs4th Growth Summit focuses on global jobsFort Campbell remains key player
Deadly viruses lurking in Tennessee labsDeadly viruses lurking in Tennessee labsSafety lapses have occurred in Tennessee and across the nation, according to a USA Today investigation.
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Several Oregon facilities among nation's secretive biolabsSeveral Oregon facilities among nation's secretive biolabsOversight of biological research labs is fragmented, often secretive and largely self-policing, the investigation found. And even when research facilities commit the most egregious safety or security breaches — as more than 100 labs have — federal regulators keep their...
Congressman Queries Navy on EnterpriseCongressman Queries Navy on EnterpriseQuestions remain about Carrier Enterprise Scrapping
Northwest Junior High student ties for fifth at National Geographic BeeNorthwest Junior High student ties for fifth at National Geographic BeeCompetition included more than 4 million students from more than 11,000 schools in all 50 states.
Delaware lab mailed anthrax could reopen next weekDelaware lab mailed anthrax could reopen next weekDelaware health officials say decontamination of the unidentified lab will begin in 48 hours.
No U.S.-trained troops in Iraq's new fight for RamadiNo U.S.-trained troops in Iraq's new fight for RamadiInstead, the Iraqi campaign will involve several thousand fighters from the Iraqi army as well as some Shiite militias and Sunni tribal forces now under command and control of the Iraqi government in Baghdad.
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Tricare drug co-pays would rise under Senate planTricare drug co-pays would rise under Senate planThe Senate Armed Services Committee's draft 2016 defense authorization bill alls for increasing co-payments on all brand-name prescriptions starting in 2016
Deadly anthrax studied at Palm Bay biolabDeadly anthrax studied at Palm Bay biolabBiolabs in Florida deal with anthrax, West Nile virus among other biohazards
Biolabs under increased scrutiny after security lapsesBiolabs under increased scrutiny after security lapsesThe report comes as USA Today and its Gannett investigative partners conclude a months-long investigation into the growing number of biolabs, where safety and security issues have put scientists, lab workers and the public at risk.
Naval Research Lab develops micro UAVNaval Research Lab develops micro UAVPalm-sized Naval Research Lab glider prototype garners interest across government branches.
Pacific 'pivot' grows confrontational as Carter visits AsiaPacific 'pivot' grows confrontational as Carter visits AsiaDefense Secretary Ash Carter suggested that the U.S. will not recognize any new definitions of Chinese territory based on artificially created islands and facilities built on submerged reef structures in the South China Sea.
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Birth injury lawsuit revives Feres debateBirth injury lawsuit revives Feres debateA district court says a Navy child's family cannot sue the government over the injuries the child suffered when it was born.