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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.

Oct. 30, 2014

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.

Oct. 30, 2014

Face of Defense: Missileer Completes First Launch Center Alert

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.

Oct. 30, 2014

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.

Oct. 30, 2014

Military Medical Students Learn to Care for Combat Injured

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.

Oct. 29, 2014

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.

Oct. 29, 2014

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.

Oct. 29, 2014

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.

Oct. 29, 2014

Face of Defense: Soldier Uses Training to Help Community

Army Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Roberts, a food service sergeant at Fort Campbell in Kentucky, uses his Army skills to make his community better.

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