May 17, 2017
Face of Defense: Army Officer Earns Federal Engineering Award
SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii —
Army Maj. Andrew “Drew” Johannes is an accomplished military engineer and a recipient of the Federal Engineer of the Year Award, an annual award honoring the top engineers employed by federal agencies across the country. Johannes currently serves as the battalion executive officer of the 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade in Hawaii.
May 3, 2017
Defense Innovation Maintains Military Overmatch Against Adversaries
Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work and other defense officials described some of the most advanced capabilities fueling U.S. military technical dominance during a Senate Appropriations Defense Subcommittee hearing.
April 27, 2017
Air Force Weather Specialists Support Every Sortie
KADENA AIR BASE, Japan —
Air Force weather specialists at Kadena Air Base, Japan, employ their meteorological expertise to help ensure aircrews fly safely.
DARPA Funds Brain-Stimulation Research to Speed Learning
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is working with seven U.S. universities and elements of the Air Force and Army on research that seeks to stimulate the brain in a non-invasive way to speed up learning.
April 18, 2017
Far-North Base Connects Air Force to its Satellites
THULE, Greenland —
Thule Air Base in Greenland is the Air Force's arctic connection to its global satellite communications system.
Face of Defense: Navy Lieutenant Wants to Contribute as Cyber Warrior
YOKOSUKA, Japan —
Navy Lt. Brendan Geoghegan was selected for a prestigious, but technically demanding, three-year internship that would culminate in him graduating as one of the Defense’s Department’s leading computer networking experts.The information system security manager for U.S. 7th Fleet is among only 20 Navy applicants selected annually for the program.
April 17, 2017
C-130 Hercules to Get Second Life as Interactive Classroom
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah —
A museum at Hill Air Force Base in Utah has plans to refurbish an old C-130 Hercules aircraft and then display it as a way to promote the Air Force and provide interactive experiments and education to visitors and local schools’ science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs.
March 28, 2017
For the Birds: New Prediction Method Sheds Brighter Light on Flight
ARLINGTON, Va. —
Sponsored by the Office of Naval Research, researchers at California’s Stanford University found a new way to study a birds’ wings during flight, possibly impacting future designs of bio-inspired drones, robots and unmanned aerial vehicles.
March 27, 2017
High-Tech Training Tool Aids Air Force Weather Forecasting Students
KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. —
A 48-inch carbon fiber globe, used in concert with computers, high-end graphics cards and video projectors, serves as an educational aid for Air Force weather forecasting students at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss.
March 23, 2017
DoD Officials Discuss Countering WMD, Threats Posed By Synthetic Biology
Senior defense officials testified before a House Armed Services subcommittee on DoD programs for countering traditional weapons of mass destruction and plans for countering a new threat posed by use of synthetic biology tools.
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