Government News

  • Carter Salutes Service Members During Africom Visit

    WASHINGTON, June 4, 2015 – The people of the U.S. military are what make it the greatest fighting force the world has ever known, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said during a troop talk at U.S. Africa Command headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, today.

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  • DoD Notified of OPM Cybersecurity Incident

    WASHINGTON, June 4, 2015 – The U.S. Office of Personnel Management announced today a recent cybersecurity incident affecting its systems and data may have exposed the personal information of current and former federal civilian employees.

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  • DARPA Aims to Accelerate Memory Function for Skill Learning

    Research may accelerate rehabilitation post trauma or memory impairment, enable warfighter training

    A new DARPA program aims to investigate the role of neural “replay” in the formation and recall of memory, with the goal of helping individuals better remember specific episodic events and learned skills. The 24-month fundamental research program, Restoring Active Memory Replay or RAM Replay, is designed to develop novel and rigorous computational methods to help investigators determine not only which brain components matter in memory formation and recall but also how much they matter.

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  • DoD ‘Heavy With Grief’ After Helo Crash in Nepal

    WASHINGTON, May 15, 2015 – Defense Secretary Ash Carter today expressed his anguish after the U.S. Marine Corps UH-1Y Huey helicopter reported missing in Nepal May 12 was found to have crashed in the mountains. Joint Task Force 505 personnel today identified the wreckage of the missing helicopter.

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