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Fort Detrick tested Agent Orange between 1946-1963

Researchers at Camp Detrick and later Fort Detrick tested Agent Orange and other herbicides used in Vietnam many times between 1946 and 1963, according to Department of Defense records.

Tags: Fort Detrick , Agent Orange , Vietnam , Rob Sperling , Fort Meade , Fort Richie , Aberdeen Proving Ground

Thursday - 08/05/2010, 12:27pm EDT

UPDATE: More on military pay raise from Senate Armed Services subcommittee

More from this hearing on using funds for specialty and incentive pay instead of across-the-board pay raises.

Tags: In Depth , pay and benefits , management , best practices , Defense , DoD , Pentagon , defense department , William Carr , Brenda Farrell , Government Accountability Office

Friday - 04/30/2010, 02:17pm EDT

AMVETS: Women in military need more mental health help

"Research has shown that women run a double risk of developing trauma in the military from battle stress, sexual harrassment and assault," AMVETS National Commander Duane Miskulin tells WTOP.

Tags: AMVETS , Duane Miskulin , combat , Veterans Affairs , veterans , military

Wednesday - 03/17/2010, 08:31pm EDT

Advisory group says Pentagon needs to improve lines of communication with industry

A Pentagon advisory panel is preparing a report suggesting that the Defense Department has some work to do to in improving communications with industrial firms that provide goods and services to the military.

Tags: management , Defense Business Board , Denis Bovin , Pentagon

Monday - 07/20/2009, 06:30am EDT

DoD embracing tools like Twitter and Facebook

July 8th, 2009

Never before has the Department of Defense been able to deliver, not only their mission, but reasoning behind it to so many. DoD is embracing the use of tools like Twitter and Facebook to reach the next generation of policy makers, recruits and those young men and women abroad who need to understand better the military policies of the United States.

Tags: Technology , Meeting Mission Goals Through Technology , Twitter , Facebook , Price Floyd

Thursday - 07/09/2009, 11:24am EDT
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