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Report: Safety systems for Afghan IEDs inadequate

The watchdog for spending in Afghanistan is warning commanders that a safety system to protect U.S. troops from roadside bombs is incomplete or inadequate.

Tags: oversight , SIGAR , John Sopko , Afghanistan

Thursday - 10/11/2012, 11:28am EDT

Marine Corps' portable solar-energy units mean fewer IED deaths

The Defense Department is the single largest consumer of energy in the world, and as part of a broad strategy to shift consumption to renewable sources, the Marine Corps is rolling out its Ground Renewable Expeditionary Energy Network System (GREENS). Project manager Michael Gallagher told In Depth that GREENS saves not only fossil fuels and money, but also lives.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , DoD , Marine Corps , renewable energy , Michael Gallagher , Afghanistan ,

Tuesday - 04/10/2012, 08:46pm EDT
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What has the Army learned in Afghanistan and Iraq?

Col. Thomas Roe, director of the Center for Army Lessons Learned, offers insight on how the Army takes what it has learned from fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq and is applying it to future conflicts.

Tags: Thomas Roe , Army , DoD , Center for Army Lessons Learned , Iraq and Afghanistan , Federal Drive , Michael OConnell ,

Monday - 01/16/2012, 12:03pm EST
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How DoD battles Improvised Explosive Devices

Government Executive editor Tom Shoop explains.

Tags: management , DoD , Government Executive , Tom Shoop

Tuesday - 04/06/2010, 04:31pm EDT
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