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What role do US intelligence agencies play in the Ebola crisis?

The intelligence community appears to be avoiding becoming too deeply involved in the Ebola crisis to avoid mission creep. Besides, according to U.S. officials, their tool kit doesn't match the heavily scientific and medically- oriented information collection needs of a crisis like this.

Tags: intelligence , Ebola , CDC , JJ Green

Friday - 10/17/2014, 10:26am EDT

Hagel readies DoD for climate change

The Department of Defense has released its 2014 Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap, which focuses on ways to improve its resilience to the impacts of climate change.

Tags: DoD , JJ Green , Chuck Hagel , climate change

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 09:33am EDT

International defense officials meet in Washington to discuss ISIL

U.S. Military Officials says the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey will convene a meeting of more than 20 foreign chiefs of defense this week in Washington to discuss the coalition efforts in the ongoing campaign against ISIL.

Tags: ISIL , Martin Dempsey , Lloyd Austin , JJ Green

Monday - 10/13/2014, 08:00pm EDT

Financial help coming for Ebola

The Ebola outbreak in Africa still isn't under control and some countries have asked for help.

Tags: Ebola , Liberia , financial aid , Barack Obama , DoD , JJ Green

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 05:35pm EDT

Obama discussing strategy

Could the U.S. strategy to fight ISIL be changing?

Tags: strategy , ISIL , Barack Obama , Iraq , Syria , JJ Green

Wednesday - 10/08/2014, 05:09pm EDT

US military personnel may test Ebola samples in Liberia

Pentagon officials say approximately two dozen U.S. military specialists in Liberia may conduct tests on laboratory samples for Ebola, but most of the Pentagon's personnel deployed there are not expected to be in direct contact with the virus.

Tags: Ebola , testing , Liberia , U.S. Africa Command , David Rodriguez , U.S. Naval Medical Research Center , DoD , JJ Green

Wednesday - 10/08/2014, 12:38pm EDT

US troops go to Liberia

Three hundred fifty U.S. troops are in Liberia according to the Pentagon. They are ready to begin building a 25-bed field hospital for medical workers infected with Ebola.

Tags: Ebola , JJ Green , Liberia , Guinea , Sierra Leone , hospital

Tuesday - 10/07/2014, 09:01am EDT

Vietnam to get US weapons

The United States has announced its partially lifting its ban on sales of weapons to Vietnam. The goal is to help the country maintain its maritime security.

Tags: Vietnam , weapons ban , John Kerry , Pham Binh Minh , South China Sea , China , JJ Green

Friday - 10/03/2014, 09:27am EDT

Military health system under review

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has given military medical officials 45 days to detail how they will improve care, patient safety and access to treatment at sub-par military health care facilities.

Tags: Chuck Hagel , military healthcare , reviews , JJ Green

Thursday - 10/02/2014, 09:08am EDT

DoD helps service members to vote

With the November 4th midterm election coming, DoD officials are taking steps to ensure absentee voting is even easier for service members, their families and overseas citizens.

Tags: midterm elections , voting , DoD , service members , JJ Green

Monday - 09/29/2014, 05:58pm EDT
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