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D.C. military e-voting faces roadblocks

The District of Colombia is taking the first steps to provide ballots over the Internet - specifically for military personnel stationed overseas. But security concerns are forcing them to scale back.

Tags: Technology , D.C. , e-vote , voting , Rokey Suleman , Cybersecurity , District of Columbia Board of Elections and Ethics , elections , ballots , Dorobek Insider

Wednesday - 11/03/2010, 06:06pm EDT
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New app tracks military members' mental health

The Department of Defense has developed the T2 Mood Tracker -- a smart phone mobile application that allows users to monitor their emotional health on a daily basis.

Tags: T2 Mood Tracker , Department of Defense , mobile app , mobile applications , post-traumatic stress , stress , anxiety , Perry Bosmajian , National Center for Telehealth and Technology , Darci Marchese

Thursday - 10/28/2010, 03:09pm EDT

Moran defends accusations of opponent's lack of service

A Virginia congressman is on the defensive eight days before the general election for comments he made about the lack of service in the record of his opponent, a retired military officer.

Tags: Jim Moran , Patrick Murray , Virginia Eighth District , Va. Eight District , military families , military service , Pentagon , Evan Haning , Paul D. Shinkman

Monday - 10/25/2010, 10:51am EDT

Pentagon reaches out to Chinese military

The Pentagon is opening talks with China to restart stalled military relations, Wall Street Journal reports.

Tags: DoD Report , Dorobek Insider , DoD , China , Taiwan , Wall Street Journal , Robert Gates

Monday - 09/27/2010, 04:10pm EDT

Military improves brain trauma treatment

Nine years of conflict have revolutionized the way the military treats people wounded in battle. That includes faster evacuations, better-executed trauma care networks, and huge advances in treating amputations and spinal-cord injuries.

Tags: DoD Report , traumatic brain injury , Dorobek Insider , Navy , Adam Robinson , DoD

Wednesday - 09/22/2010, 06:24pm EDT

Military Testing A New Track

The Army has a new track in Maryland to test safety for war-fighting vehicles. The Aberdeen Proving Ground north of Baltimore is the Pentagon's first contiguous, flat track for sustained high-speed vehicle testing. Convoys in warzones have to travel long distances at over 60 mph to counter enemy threats. But until now, the military has had no way to test all its vehicles at high speeds for extended periods.

Tags: Pentagon & Beyond , Pentagon , J.J. Green

Thursday - 09/09/2010, 11:24am EDT

U.S. choppers head to Pakistan

1500 people are dead in Pakistan because of flooding. The Pentagon is dispatching several helicopters from Afghanistan to help transport relief supplies and refugees in flood-ravaged Pakistan. Four CH-47 Chinooks Two UH-60 Black Hawks will be sent over. Bad weather hindered their arrival yesterday, but they are expected to begin their missions today. Pakistan has repeatedly rejected, at least publicly as U.S. military presence in Pakistan, but in cases like this the government has proven to be very receptive.

Tags: Pentagon & Beyond , Pentagon , Pakistan , Afghanistan , J.J. Green

Thursday - 08/05/2010, 12:24pm EDT

Army Nixes Psy-Ops

The Army is no longer using the term "psychological operations" for the unit in tasked with changing minds behind enemy lines. They say it sounds threatening. Now it's going to be called Military Information Support Operations. A U.S. Special Operations Command spokesman says more the new name more accurately reflects the unit's job of producing leaflets, radio broadcasts and loudspeaker messages to influence enemy soldiers and civilians.

Tags: Pentagon & Beyond , Pentagon , Army , J.J. Green

Thursday - 07/15/2010, 05:58pm EDT

Gitmo inmate released

A Yemeni man held at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay for eight years has been sent home after a judge concluded he had no connection to al Qaeda and ordered his release, the Pentagon said Tuesday. Reuters reports, Mohammed Odaini is the first Yemeni sent home since U.S. President Barack Obama halted repatriations after allegations that a Yemeni al Qaeda affiliate was behind a failed attempt to blow up a U.S. airplane on Christmas Day.

Tags: Pentagon & Beyond , Pentagon , Mohammed Odaini , Guantanamo Bay , Yemeni , Al Qaeda , Barack Obama , J.J. Green

Wednesday - 07/14/2010, 04:02pm EDT

Changes come to Manas

U.S. military tanker aircraft have suspended refueling operations at Manas air base in Kyrgyzstan. A new contract is being renegotiated with interim government in that country. Pentagon spokesman Bryan Whitman said refueling for KC-135 aerial refueling tankers had been shifted to a new refueling location, which was not disclosed for security reasons. Whitman said the move has not disrupted U.S. military operations in Afghanistan, and the movement of troops and supplies through Manas have not be affected.

Tags: Pentagon & Beyond , Pentagon , Kyrgystan , Bryan Whitman , Afghanistan , Manas , J.J. Green

Tuesday - 06/01/2010, 08:04pm EDT
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