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Army Materiel Command's top leader Gen. Dennis L. Via visited with wounded warriors and their families where they receive state-of-the-art physical and emotional care during a recent trip to San …
The U.S. Army Materiel Command hosted the first-ever Academia Day for career counselors of universities, colleges, trade/vocational schools and other academic institutions here, March 20.
An Army in transition and the potential impact of sequestration were among the key topics discussed by the commanding general of the Army Materiel Command during a visit here March 11 and 12.
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (March 18, 2015) -- A U.S. Army science advisor engaged with Soldiers during the Lightning Forge exercise to address equipment challenges.
The board of directors for the largest science and technology library in the U.S. Army met March 11 at the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center.
When people get a new vehicle, they usually expect to get an owner's manual with it. The same is true when MRAPs are issued to Soldiers - they get an operator's manual. So what do Romanian Soldiers …
More than $30 billion was lost from contract waste and fraud during military contingencies in Iraq and Afghanistan from 2001 to 2011, according to a congressionally chartered Commission on Wartime …
March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month. This has been a hot issue for the Army for years, as Soldiers return from theater with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) resulting from combat. TBIs …
FORT HOOD, Texas -- Gen. Dennis Via, commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, visited with Soldiers here March 9-10 to understand the challenges and concerns the III Corps command team …

Military Science and Technology

Army science advisors, from around the world, convened at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., March 24-26, to discuss Soldiers' technology needs and priorities.
The Army is now using high-performance computer modeling and simulation to ensure its weapons platforms and systems deliver greater effectiveness to the warfighters, said Dr. Jeffery Holland, …
Anything deployed to forward operating outposts of 300 people or less now gets a Red Team going over, said Mary J. Miller, deputy assistant secretary of the Army for research and technology.
Department of Defense employees and their families should be vigilant when guarding personal and work information from expanding cyber-criminal activity, and to know how to recognize scammer tactics, …
The swift, efficient movement of freight and equipment is essential to the Army's mission, whether by air, land or sea. Fort Campbell's railroad operations are a key part of this mission to remain a …
The board of directors for the largest science and technology library in the U.S. Army met March 11 at the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center.
When Soldiers rip open meals, ready-to-eat in a combat zone, most people probably are thinking more about flavor and filling their stomachs than about the nutrition.
Researchers from the Army and Harvard Medical School are collaborating on a Department of Defense-funded study to identify chemical biomarkers that could differentiate between post-traumatic stress …
From live operational updates on board a C-17 aircraft, to satellite terminals the size of a briefcase, to wireless command posts, new communications technologies will support the Army's "ability to …
The U.S. Army is streamlining efforts to provide squad- and platoon-level ground Soldiers, operating in austere environments, with an organic aerial resupply capability that will empower and sustain …

NASA News

Three crew members representing the United States and Russia are on their way to the International Space Station after launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 3:42 p.m. EDT Friday …
Millions of images of celestial objects, including asteroids, observed by NASA's Near-Earth Object Wide-field Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) spacecraft now are available online to the public. The data was …
Using observations from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers have found that dark matter does not slow down when colliding with itself, meaning it interacts with …
NASA Wednesday announced more details in its plan for its Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM), which in the mid-2020s will test a number of new capabilities needed for future human expeditions to deep …
NASA will host a media teleconference at 2:30 p.m. EDT today to discuss the selection of an Asteroid Redirect Mission concept and other advances supporting the agency’s journey to Mars.
There was no tape draped across a finish line, but NASA is celebrating a win. The agency’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity completed its first Red Planet marathon Tuesday -- 26.2 miles (42.195 …
NASA has awarded a delivery order under the Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition III (Rapid III) contract to Orbital ATK (formerly Orbital Sciences Corporation) of Dulles, Virginia, for the Joint Polar …
Nearly 100 high school and college teams from around the world will race against each other during NASA’s Human Exploration Rover Challenge April 17-18 at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in …
Using NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), an international scientific team discovered that supernovae are capable of producing a substantial amount of the material from …
NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft has observed two unexpected phenomena in the Martian atmosphere: an unexplained high-altitude dust cloud and aurora that reaches deep …
 
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