Oct. 30, 2014
Defense Department Honors 2014 Disability Award Winners
Outstanding achievements in the hiring, retention and advancement of people with disabilities were honored at the Defense Department’s 34th annual Disability Awards ceremony at the Pentagon.
Nuclear Security Agency Director Pledges Renewed Focus
The National Nuclear Security Administration, which maintains the nation’s nuclear weapons, must reinvigorate its focus for this crucial deterrent capability, the agency’s director said here.
Face of Defense: Missileer Completes First Launch Center Alert
F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE, Wyo. —
Air Force 2nd Lt. Holley Macpherson, a deputy missile combat crew commander, took a major step in her career this month, manning a launch control center for the first time.
Research Institute Targets Ebola, Other Infectious Diseases
Ebola virus disease is a big focus among scientists at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, where the mission since 1969 has been to protect warfighters from biological threats and to investigate disease outbreaks and other public-health threats.
Military Medical Students Learn to Care for Combat Injured
FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. —
About 170 medical students from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences recently experienced the demands of caring for patients in a simulated combat environment.
Oct. 29, 2014
Air Force Medical Trainers Arrive in Monrovia
A 20-member team of Air Force medical trainers has arrived in Monrovia, Liberia, to train non-U.S. medical personnel as part of Operation United Assistance.
Cybercom Chief Calls Partnerships Vital to Network Security
Cyber is the ultimate team sport, and it will take true partnerships between defense and industry to protect the nation’s information systems, the commander of U.S. Cyber Command told an audience at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Hagel Underscores Importance of U.S.-Malaysia Relationship
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel underscored the importance that he and the Defense Department place on the U.S. relationship with Malaysia and on the Asia-Pacific region during a phone call with his Malaysian counterpart.
Hagel Offers Perspective on ‘Historic, Defining Times’
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel provided perspectives on his approach to national security issues during an interview at the Washington Ideas Forum.
Face of Defense: Soldier Uses Training to Help Community
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. —
Army Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Roberts, a food service sergeant at Fort Campbell in Kentucky, uses his Army skills to make his community better.